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12.04.2019Careers Blog

Verizon is named #1 Military Friendly Company for the third year in a row.

By: Verizon Careers

It’s a three-peat! For the third consecutive year, Verizon was named the #1 Military Friendly Company for 2020.

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As a top veteran friendly company, our commitment to service members is reflected in our workforce. Since 2018, Verizon has been recognized as the #1 Military Friendly Company, and we’re proud to report that for 2020, we have received this honor again. 

What does it take to be a top Military Friendly Company?

Being named a top Military Friendly Company signifies a total commitment to the military community by tapping into military talent and having the right programs and policies in place to make it happen. 

The Military Friendly designation is granted to organizations that have met or exceeded standards in at least three out of four key areas: Military Spouse Friendly, Military Friendly Employer, Supplier Diversity and Military Friendly Brand. 

How does Verizon rank? 

With a dedicated military recruitment team and over 10,000 veterans employed at Verizon, we’re proud to serve the military community in every way we can. As we head into 2020, Verizon has been recognized by Military Friendly in the following areas:

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#1 Military Friendly Company. This honor signifies a total commitment to the military community across the board. Companies with this designation have the resources, policies and programs to tap into military talent. 
 

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#10 Military Friendly Employer. Verizon ranked #10 out of 114 companies in this category that ranks organizations on their recruiting, hiring and training of veterans.  

 

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#7 Military Spouse Friendly Employer. Out of 106 companies, Verizon ranked #7 as a Military Spouse Friendly Employer for our commitment to providing the best opportunities for veteran and military spouses. 

 
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#2 Military Friendly Brand. Military Friendly Brands are ranked on their commitment to military consumer protections and having a positive brand reputation in the military community.  
 

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Military Friendly Supplier Diversity Programs (Designated). Military Friendly ranks organizations based on partnering with and supporting Veteran-owned businesses.

We are proud to receive this high honor once more and continue to be the best we can for service members through our various resources, including our Veterans Advisory Board that provides ongoing support to veteran V Teamers and our Military Talent Network that connects service members with opportunities. Learn more about how we support our military community from day one as a veteran friendly company.

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