Slideshow Top 10 companies for veteran workers

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  • November 10 2017, 1:22pm EST

Top companies for veteran workers

Monster interviewed a number of former military employment experts and evaluated the following information on employer strategies: what percentage of the company’s 2016 hires were veterans; what percentage of the total workforce is veterans; what the retention rate was for 2016 hires; what 2018 recruitment plans it had for veterans; whether it has a dedicated veteran recruitment and if the company’s leadership is updated on the value of hiring veterans, military culture, and veteran’s issues. These following employers topped the list.

10. Boeing

Percentage of 2017 hires that are veterans: 15%
Percentage of workforce that are veterans: 15%

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9. Union Pacific Railroad

Percentage of 2017 hires that are veterans: 20%
Percentage of workforce that are veterans: 17.5%

8. BAE Systems

Percentage of 2017 hires that are veterans: 21%
Percentage of workforce that are veterans: 16.5%

7. USAA

Percentage of 2017 hires that are veterans: 22%
Percentage of workforce that are veterans: 15%

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6. Schneider National

Percentage of 2017 hires that are veterans: 22%
Percentage of workforce that are veterans: 15%

5. Booz Allen Hamilton

Percentage of 2017 hires that are veterans: 27%
Percentage of workforce that are veterans: 30%

4. Lockheed Martin

Percentage of 2017 hires that are veterans: 28%
Percentage of workforce that are veterans: 23%

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3. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Percentage of 2017 hires that are veterans: 31%
Percentage of workforce that are veterans: 29%

2. Intelligent Waves

Percentage of 2017 hires that are veterans: 27%
Percentage of workforce that are veterans: 47%

1. ManTech

Percentage of 2017 hires that are veterans: 64%
Percentage of workforce that are veterans: 46%