Navient announced it has been named a Military Friendly Employer. This is the third consecutive year thatNavienthas been recognized for its commitment to veteran employment by Victory Media, publisher ofG.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines.
“We provide military veterans meaningful career opportunities because it makes our company better,” saidMike Maier, senior vice president andU.S. Navyveteran. “With their experience and leadership ability, veterans offer a strong work ethic and a commitment to service that our employees and customers value.”
Navientprovides veterans with employment opportunities, offers mentoring and development, and raises funds and awareness for veterans.
According to a survey, 70 percent ofNavientemployees have either served in the military themselves or have an immediate family member who has served.Navientemployees have seen combat inVietnam,Kuwait,Iraq,Afghanistanand served in many other overseas locations.
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.