Military Times Names Leidos Best for Vets Employer for 2017
Company Selected for Continued Commitment to Veteran Hiring and Retention
RESTON, Va., May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology company, was recognized by Military Times as a Best for Vets: Employers 2017. The company's continued hiring and retention efforts to engage veterans through relationships with military associations, service groups and the military's transition assistance program are among driving factors behind the recognition.
The list honors companies who were scored based on a nearly 100-question survey analysis of areas such as recruitment, training, career transition support and company culture. Leidos, which ranked #22 on the list, operates a dedicated military veteran outreach program, Operation MVP. This is the company's fourth consecutive year on the list.
"This award underscores our continued dedication to supporting veterans, and the unique experiences and insight they provide to employers," said Leidos Chief Human Resources Officer Ann Addison. "We are proud that 20 percent of our Leidos workforce are veterans and contribute to enriching and growing our inclusive company culture."
Leidos is committed to recruiting and retaining veterans, as demonstrated by the company's Operation MVP program. Internally, the company encourages mentorship through employee resources groups, such as the Military Alliance Group. Leidos also supports active-duty, veteran service members and their families through organizations in the community including Paralyzed Veterans of America, the Tragedy Assistance Programs for Survivors, and the USO.
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Leidos is a global science and technology solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $7.04 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2016. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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