International IT services provider FDM Group has been recognized by Military Times in the Best for Vets: Employers 2014 rankings.
April 14, 2014 (Newswire) - International IT services provider FDM Group has been recognized by Military Times in the Best for Vets: Employers 2014 rankings.
Employers were evaluated with a focus on culture and policies that cater to military veterans when scored for the fifth annual Best for Vets: Employers survey, a highly respected, nearly 90-question analysis of a company's efforts to connect with veterans and provide an environment for success.
Brandt Rousseaux, Vice President of FDM North America and himself a retired US Coast Guard Commander, commented: "I am thrilled to see FDM recognized as a 2014 Best for Vets Employer. Veterans made up 22% of our 2013 new hires, and the FDM Veterans Initiative continues to grow on these successes into 2014. Our former military employees bring incredibly valuable talent and experience to our business. It is truly a testament to FDM's commitment to veterans that we have been selected for this honor."
FDM's Veterans Initiative focuses on transitioning qualified veterans into civilian careers as IT professionals. Using its unique business model, which combines quality IT training and two years of commercial employment, FDM provides IT enthusiasts the essential skills needed to transition to successful careers in the Information Technology sector. For more info on the FDM Veterans Initiative, visit www.fdmgroup.com/vets.
"As with all of the Best for Vets rankings, Best for Vets: Employers is an editorially independent news project that evaluates the many factors that make a company a good fit for military veterans and spouses," said Amanda Miller, editor of Military Times EDGE magazine.
For the full Best for Vets: Employers 2014 rankings, go to: www.militarytimes.com/bestforvets-employers2014. The rankings are published in full in the April issue of Military Times EDGE magazine, the premier publication for military transition, and online at MilitaryTimes.com, as well as ArmyTimes.com, NavyTimes.com, AirForceTimes.com and MarineCorpsTimes.com.