Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) June 04, 2013
The GEO Group announced today that it has received the Most Valuable Employers for Military award by CivilianJobs.com. This important recognition serves to help military-experienced job seekers and veterans identify the top employers to target for civilian careers.
Stephen V. Fuller, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, said: “The GEO Group is proud to receive the Most Valuable Employer for Military award. The GEO Group honors our veterans, respects their service, salutes their skills, and appreciates their unique experience and talents.”
Since 2004, The GEO Group has hired nearly 4,000 U.S. Military Veterans, and today more than 15% of The GEO Group’s workforce are service members. The GEO Group selects a veteran of the quarter four times per year and has a dedicated website for veterans: http://www.geogroup.com/hiringheroes
The 2013 Most Valuable Employers for Military was open to all U.S.-based companies. The winners were selected based on surveys in which employers outlined their recruiting, training and retention plans that best serve military service members and veterans. In addition to being recognized in the May issue of Military Transition News, CivilianJobs.com's worldwide military base newspaper, winning employers, including The GEO Group, will also be displayed on the CivilianJobs.com web site.
About The GEO Group
The GEO Group (NYSE: GEO) is the first fully integrated equity real estate investment trust specializing in the design, financing, development, and operation of correctional, detention, and community reentry facilities around the globe. GEO is the world's leading provider of diversified correctional, detention, and community reentry services to government agencies worldwide with operations in the United States, Australia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. GEO's worldwide operations include the ownership and/or management of 95 facilities totaling approximately 72,000 beds with a growing workforce of approximately 18,000 professionals.
About the Award
The CivilianJobs.com Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military serves to help military-experienced job seekers identify the top employers to target for civilian careers. MVEs are selected annually based on those employers whose recruiting, training and retention plans best serve military service members and veterans. The MVE recognition is produced by CivilianJobs.com, where America's military connects with civilian careers. CivilianJobs.com, with parent company Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI), the largest military-focused recruiting firm in the U.S., together delivers the largest military-to-civilian footprint available to companies seeking to recruit and hire from the military talent pool. BMI is based in metro-Atlanta, Georgia.