PPL Corporation Again Earns Honor for Successful Career Transition of Military
ALLENTOWN, Pa., Nov. 8, 2012
ALLENTOWN, Pa., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation
announcedThursday (11/8) that it has again been designated one of the 2013
Top 100 Military Friendly Employers® by G.I. Jobs magazine.
This is the second consecutive year PPL has earned this recognition. The
company ranked No. 73 this year, up more than 20 spots from last year.
The list was drawn from a sample of 5,000 eligible companies. Criteria
included the strength of company military recruiting efforts, the percentage
of new hires with prior military service, retention programs, and company
policies toward National Guard and Reserve service.
The magazine is a monthly publication for military "transitioners," providing
education, transition assistance and leads for job opportunities.
"PPL is honored to receive this award for the second consecutive year," said
Andy Kantner, Human Resources recruitment manager. "PPL greatly values
veterans because of their knowledge, commitment and attention to safety."
About 15 percent of PPL's employees are military veterans, according to
Kantner. He categorized these top five current jobs or fields of employment
for vets at PPL:
oManagers and supervisors in nuclear generation and energy delivery.
oFossil, hydro and nuclear plant operators.
oEnergy delivery system operators.
oMaintenance technicians working in mechanical, electrical, instruments and
For more information about careers at PPL, visit www.pplweb.com/careers.
PPL Corporation, headquartered in Allentown, Pa., through its affiliated
companies, owns or controls about 19,000 megawatts of generating capacity in
the United States, sells energy in key U.S. markets, and delivers electricity
and natural gas to about 10 million customers in the United States and the
United Kingdom. More information is available at www.pplweb.com.
Top 100 Military Friendly Employers® is a registered trademark of G.I. Jobs.
SOURCE PPL Corporation
Contact: Jim Brinckman, PPL Corporation, +1-610-774-5858
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