WellPoint (NYSE: WLP) announced today that it has been designated a 2013 Top 100 Military Friendly Employer® by G.I. Jobs. This marks the fourth year WellPoint has been included in the Top 100 Military Friendly Employers® list, which was compiled from a survey sample of 5,000 companies whose annual revenues exceeded $500 million. Criteria for selection to the Top 100 list included the strength of company military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, retention programs, and company policies on National Guard and Reserve service.
WellPoint’s company profile, including open positions, can be found on MilitaryFriendly.com. Using the priority data engine on MilitaryFriendly.com, job seekers are able to view the ranked Top 100 employers compiled according to list methodology as well as design their own custom lists according to their preferences. Custom, user-directed lists can then be saved and shared socially, allowing each job seeker to find their unique #1 Military Friendly Employer®.
WellPoint was recognized for its support to military veterans and National Guard and Reserve members through targeted recruitment and retention efforts. Through partnerships with such campaigns as “100K Jobs Mission” and “Hero.Health.Hire” WellPoint proactively reaches out to talented military candidates who want to transition to civilian jobs. Most importantly, in collaboration with its Veterans Organization of WellPoint (VOW), WellPoint focuses on effectively on-boarding individuals with military background into the corporate environment and on providing them and their family members with opportunities for networking and career development.
“Because we recognize and value the common traits shared by those who have worn our country’s uniform, WellPoint is committed to hiring and retaining veterans who are innovative, adaptable leaders,team builders and team players,” said Linda Jimenez, chief diversity officer and vice president, diversity inclusion. “We are honored by this recognition as it is a testament to our long-standing commitment to a diverse and vibrant workforce.”
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