Penske Named a Top 100 Military Friendly Employer
READING, PA--Nov. 11, 2013: For the third consecutive year Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics have earned placement on the Top 100 Military Friendly Employer list as announced by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines. Penske was 68th overall.
"We appreciate being recognized once again for our active support of the veteran community," stated Ken Hurley, Penske's Senior Vice President of Human Resources.
"Our company is hiring veterans for a wide variety of careers, including truck maintenance technicians and truck maintenance management personnel," he said. "We are also seeking truck drivers, sales and operations personnel."
To date, in excess of 13 percent of Penske's yearly new hires were veterans. For more information, visit Penske Career.
Companies received consideration for this list via a data-driven survey of over 5,000 companies with resulting survey data independently tested by Ernst & Young LLP based upon the weightings and methodology established by Victory Media.
Criteria for the survey included a benchmark score across key programs and policies such as the strength of company military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, retention programs and company policies on National Guard and Reserve service.