Here’s a rundown of the information you’ll need to complete the survey. Please have the following information about your organization on hand:
At least one point of contact for the organization with email and phone number
Organization industry and size classification
Location of organization’s headquarters
Selected 2019 employee metrics including overall employee count, “protected veteran” employee count, veteran and active duty employee count, disabled veteran count, and military spouse employee count
Selected 2019 hiring practices including how many veterans, current service members, military spouses, and caregivers were hired by the organization in 2019
The organization’s military-connected recruitment efforts including whether the organization retains a team/employee dedicated to military-connected recruitment efforts, whether the organization allocates funding for military-connected recruitment, ways in which the organization recruits military-connected employees, and support offered during the hiring process
The organization’s practices to support veterans, including offering employees specialized training in military issues and specific support for disabled veterans
The organization’s recruitment and onboarding practices for military-connected employees
The organization’s military-connected employee retention programs and retention rates
The organization’s practices designed to support military-connected employees
How the organization provides special recognition for military service
How the organization supports current and former service members in attaining civilian credentials, including offering professional licenses or financial support
How the organization promotes the hiring of military-connected employees throughout the larger business community
How the organization supports Guard and Reservist employees, including varying pay levels for Reservists and Guard members, signing a Statement of Support with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, and offering support to Reservists and Guard member employees called to active duty
Whether the organization offers credit towards retirement for military service
Whether individuals in the organization’s senior leadership are military-connected
The organization’s inclusive workplace policies including accommodations for disabled employees and military-connected employees
A short description of the organization, a organization logo, and captioned photos of military-connected employees to be displayed online with the results of the survey
The Military Times Best: Colleges 2018 rankings are out, and 218 schools made the list. The rankings were more competitive than ever this year, as a record number of schools participated in our annual survey, and less than half made the cut.
After a CNN article reported that CENTCOM disputed an Air Force press release that claimed there had been an attempted hijacking during the HKIA evacuations, the press release was scrubbed of any mention of the incident.
Hospitalman Apprentice Ethan J. Helems was convicted by a military jury in June of involuntary manslaughter, negligent homicide and other charges in connection to the death of Hospitalman Thomas Adrian Dion Campbell, according to recently released Navy trial records.