|By Marketwired .||
|November 9, 2012 08:00 AM EST||
CONSHOHOCKEN, PA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/09/12 -- AlliedBarton Security Services, www.alliedbarton.com, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, is named a 2013 Top 100 Military Friendly Employer® by G.I. Jobs, www.militaryfriendly.com.
The annual Top 100 Military Friendly Employers list is developed from an estimated 5,000 companies (those with over $500 million in annual revenues). Criteria for selection to the Top 100 list includes the strength of the company's military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, retention programs, and company policies on National Guard and Reserve service.
"AlliedBarton is proud to be honored with this recognition for our military hiring efforts for the second year in a row," said Bill Whitmore, President and CEO, AlliedBarton Security Services. "Our organization is committed to hiring veterans, reservists, their families and caregivers through our company-wide military hiring program, Hire Our Heroes(SM). These individuals are highly motivated, dedicated and focused, and have the ability to anticipate challenges, and respond and adapt with confidence. Individuals with these traits have success in the military -- and at AlliedBarton."
AlliedBarton is honored to employ those who have dedicated themselves to protecting our freedom, and the security services industry is an ideal career for transitioning military. To date, AlliedBarton has hired more than 10,000 veterans, active duty service members, reservists, National Guardsmen, family members and caregivers. AlliedBarton offers the training and advancement opportunities necessary for reservists and veteran military to continue their careers.
"The men and women who have committed themselves to serving our country make an incredible contribution in the workplace through their leadership, experience and hard work," added Whitmore. "AlliedBarton is proud to partner with military assistance programs to help put these heroes to work."
The survey results that determined the 2013 list were independently tested by Ernst & Young LLP based upon the weightings and methodology established by G.I. Jobs. Each year companies taking the survey are held to a higher standard than the previous year via improved methodology, criteria and weightings developed with the assistance of an Advisory Board consisting of leaders in the military recruitment community.
About AlliedBarton Security Services
AlliedBarton Security Services is the industry's premier provider of highly trained, responsive security personnel. Client-focused security officers and managers located across the country are supported by national resources developed from over 50 years of security experience. More than 55,000 employees and 120 offices provide security for several thousand clients in many industries, including approximately 200 Fortune 500 companies. As the most honored security officer services company, AlliedBarton leads the industry in award-winning programs. AlliedBarton has been recognized by Training magazine, ASTD, Corporate University Xchange, Leadership Excellence and the American Business Awards, among others. For more information call 1.866.825.5433 or visit www.AlliedBarton.com.
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