This year, the firm ranked sixth overall and ranked second among defense companies. When hiring, the firm gives high priority to veterans, according to the news release.
“Our servicemen and women are a tremendous resource. They have earned the nation's respect and admiration, and we are proud to be recognized consistently as one of the top military friendly employers,“ said ManTech chairman and CEO George J. Pedersen.
“The skills our veterans acquire while in service“”and more importantly, the values that guide them and the work ethic they bring to the job“”are of great value to any business,” he added.
The criteria for the list included the strength of a company's military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, and policies toward National Guard and Reserve service. G.I. Jobs compiled its list from a sample of 5,000 companies whose annual revenues exceeded $500 million.