GREENBELT, Md., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bozzuto Group, a Greenbelt, MD–based real estate services company, today announced that the company has earned for the second year in a row the Military Friendly Employer® title from Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs Magazine and Military Spouse.
More than 5,000 companies competed for the elite 2014 Military Friendly Employer® title by completing a survey, independently tested by Ernst & Young LLP, that analyzed 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.
"As a veteran-owned and veteran-operated company, providing those who have served our country with meaningful career opportunities goes hand in hand with our company's core values," said Kristen Reese, vice president of talent management, The Bozzuto Group. "To that end, we are extremely proud that our commitment to supporting our country's military has again been recognized with the Military Friendly Employer® designation."
The Bozzuto Group will be be showcased, along with other 2014 Military Friendly Employers® in the December edition of G .I. Jobs Magazine and online at MilitaryFriendly.com."The 2014 Military Friendly Employers® represent the preeminent tier of companies with strong military recruitment programs and meaningful job opportunities for transitioning service members and spouses seeking civilian employment," said Sean Collins, vice president for Victory Media and a nine-year Navy veteran. "Our Military Friendly Employers® constitute the group of companies actually moving the needle and hiring from the military community. The 2014 Military Friendly Employers reported hiring more than 117,000 service members and spouses over the last 12 months, representing an average of 14 percent of total new hires." About Victory MediaVictory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business, serving the military community since 2001. Our Military Friendly® lists and methodology can be found at MilitaryFriendly.com. Our data-driven lists are published in G.I. Jobs, Military Spouse, Vetrepreneur magazines, republished in periodicals like USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Forbes and Bloomberg Business Week, and are frequently cited on national TV programs such as CNN, CNBC, NBC, Fox News and others. About The Bozzuto GroupHeadquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, and celebrating its 25th year in business, The Bozzuto Group is a diversified residential real estate company that provides a broad range of real estate services throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. The company's areas of expertise lie in homebuilding and multifamily development, as well as construction and management both for itself and its clients. The company's skills have been attested to by the National Association of Home Builders, who recognized Bozzuto as the nation's premier apartment development company, and twice as management company of the year. The Bozzuto Group is a six-time winner of the Washington Business Journal Best Places to Work Award and a proud recipient of the 2014 and 2013 Military Friendly Employer designation. Throughout The Bozzuto Group's 25-year history, the company has developed, acquired and built more than 35,000 homes and apartments and currently manages nearly 40,000 apartment units spread along the Atlantic Coast between Northern Virginia and Boston. The company is committed to providing quality housing for individuals of all income levels, producing and managing everything from luxury homes and apartments to affordable housing solutions. For more information, please visit www.bozzuto.com. SOURCE The Bozzuto Group