ManTech International Corporation has been named to G.I. Jobs’ 2011 Military Friendly Employers list.
ManTech placed second on the 100-company list, up from fifth for 2010. It is the fifth year in a row the firm has ranked in the top 10 for its hiring practices of military veterans.
The list was compiled from a sample of 5,000 companies whose annual revenues exceeded $500 million. Criteria included the strength of a company’s military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, and each company’s policies toward National Guard and Reserve service.
ManTech President and CEO George J. Pedersen said the company was “extremely pleased” to be honored as one of the top military-friendly employers.
“ManTech highly values the unique technical and leadership skills military veterans bring to the workforce, because they provide a strong foundation for careers that further support our nation’s security and prosperity,” he said. “The contributions that these men and women have made to our nation’s security give them the knowledge and experience necessary to best support our defense and intelligence customers.”
Roughly half of ManTech’s current workforce constitutes veterans or has military backgrounds. Many of them continue to serve in the U.S. National Guard and Reserves during their tenure with the company.
Earlier this year, ManTech was named to Military Times Edge’s “Best Employers for Vets” list earlier this year, ranking seventh on the list of 50 companies. In 2009, ManTech’s support of military veterans garnered recognition that included the Patriot Award for extraordinary support to the U.S. National Guard and Reserves and a Most Valuable Employer for the Military from CivilianJobs.com.