Posts Tagged ‘GI Jobs magazine’

L&I Named Military Friendly Employer

September 15, 2020

Short line operator Louisville & Indiana Railroad has received a 2021 Military Friendly Employer designation from G.I. Jobs Magazine.

The magazine uses public data sources and responses to its military friendly companies survey and develops ratings combining survey scores with assessments of ability to meet thresholds for applicant, new hire retention, employee turnover and promotion and advancement of veterans and military employees.

LIRC President John Goldman said in a statement that his company has for several years made a concerted effort to hire employees with military experience.

NS Honored as Military Friendly

November 14, 2018

Norfolk Southern was among five railroads honored as military friendly employers by G.I. Jobs magazine.

NS won a bronze award in the air and rail transportation category for companies with annual revenue over $1 billion.

Other railroads lauded included Union Pacific (gold) and Canadian Pacific (silver). Also cited were BNSF and Amtrak.

The magazine each year recognizes organizations that offer military veterans opportunities for education and careers. Companies are evaluated using public and governmental data sources, and an employer survey developed by an independent research firm.

Criteria evaluated includes veteran recruiting and sourcing; career opportunities and advancement; culture and commitment; military support and retention; and military employee policies and compliance.