Navient named 2018 Military Friendly Employer
“We provide military veterans meaningful career opportunities because it makes our company better,” said
- To help job-seeking veterans,
Navientattends several military hiring events each year. A specialized veterans career site makes it easy for veterans to find job openings that match their background, education and experience. Navientis also member of the Veteran Jobs Mission, a coalition of companies committed to hiring U.S. military veterans and military spouses.
- The employee-led Veterans
Resource Groupprovides recognition, mentoring and resources to employees and families connected to the military. Veterans can take advantage of military leave benefits, job-based training, tuition reimbursement and various development programs.
- Through partners and employees,
Navientsupports community groups that provide care and resources to service members and veterans. For example, this year Navienthelped establish a veterans’ study lounge at Delaware Technical and Community Collegeand supported animal-assisted therapy for wounded veterans through Warrior Canine Connection.
According to a survey, 70 percent of
Companies earning the Military Friendly Employer designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. The list rates the performance of companies across six categories: recruiting and sourcing; hiring and onboarding; career opportunity and advancement; culture and commitment; military support and retention; and military employee policies and compliance.
The names of awardees are published online at militaryfriendly.com and will be printed in the December issue of
About Military Friendly® and Victory Media
The Military Friendly Employers designation process includes extensive research and a data-driven survey of leading companies nationwide. The survey, methodology, criteria and weightings are developed with the assistance of an independent advisory council of educators and employers, and tested by EY based upon the weightings and methodology established by Victory Media. The survey is administered for free. Criteria for consideration and recipients of the designation can be found at militaryfriendly.com. Founded in 2001, Victory Media is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) that connects the military community to civilian employment, entrepreneurial and education opportunities through its G.I. Jobs®, Military Spouse, Vetrepreneur®, STEM JobsSM and Military Friendly® brands. Learn more about Victory Media at www.victorymedia.com.
Source: Navient Corporation