MELVILLE, NY (September 30, 2009)- Adecco Group North America, part of the world’s leading recruitment and workforce solutions provider, is honored to be selected as one of Military Spouse magazine’s Top 10 Military Spouse-Friendly Employers for 2009. The annual list recognizes companies that have made the greatest effort and shown substantial success in hiring from the talent pool of over one million military spouses across America.
Adecco Group North America’s commitment to the military and military spouses is evident in multiple programs, including Adecco’s Military Spouse Career Connections program, which finds hundreds of military spouses meaningful job opportunities, and the Military Veterans program, which helps veterans find work throughout the United States.
“As a military spouse, I know the challenges a loved one in the military can have on professional growth and opportunities in the civilian world,” said Rachelle Chapman, military liaison, Adecco Career Connections program. “Adecco is so honored to be featured on this list, as we know the benefits and invaluable resources that military spouses bring to the workforce.”
Through hundreds of Adecco offices across the United States, the Career Connections program has offered a variety of career coaching and training opportunities for over 20,000 participants, including career counseling, resume enhancement, interview training and online skills training.
“The companies recognized on this list all deserve credit for their sustained and effective efforts to recruit military spouses,” said Babette Maxwell, co-founder and executive editor of Military Spouse magazine. “And once the spouses are hired, they have programs in place to support them and their unique lifestyle.”
The Military Spouse Top 10 Military Spouse-Friendly Employers recipients were selected from approximately 2,500 organizations with minimum earnings of $1 billion in annual revenues. The companies were evaluated on efforts to recruit military spouses, results in recruiting spouses and the policies that affect them. The list, featuring Adecco, is featured in the October 2009 issue of Military Spouse magazine.