Booz Allen Hamilton Named 2011 Top Military-Friendly Employer by G.I. Jobs

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Booz Allen Hamilton announced today that it has been ranked first on the list of 2011 Top Military-Friendly Employers by G.I. Jobs. This marks the sixth year in a row the company has been included in the Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers list, which was drawn from a sample of 5,000 companies whose annual revenues exceeded $500 million. Criteria included the strength of company military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, and company policies toward National Guard and Reserve service.

Booz Allen supports its military veterans and National Guard and Reserves members with its Armed Services Forum. The forum has 2,600 members and provides outreach and professional development opportunities for employees with military backgrounds and assists them with the transition from military to corporate culture. It also helps develop programs that ease reintegration when staff returns from active duty. In addition, Booz Allen offers internal training courses such as Veterans' Professional Development, which is designed for transitioning military veterans and provides in-depth analysis of the cultures of the US military and Booz Allen and how and why they are different.

Some of Booz Allen's most dynamic up-and-coming staff transitioned from the military. Booz Allen looks for talented individuals who are smart, innovative, responsible, team players and team builders. Those who choose to join Booz Allen often say they want to continue their service to the nation but in a different and challenging way.

"Service members have a commitment to upholding the greater good of the country and we have the same philosophy about the country and our clients," said Booz Allen Executive Vice President Joe Logue. "We are looking for military veterans who think the same way we do and who want to be leaders." Booz Allen Hamilton is a leading provider of management and technology consulting services to the US government in the defense, intelligence and civil markets. Booz Allen is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, employs more than 25,100 people, and had revenue of approximately $5 billion in its latest fiscal year.

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