U.S. Bank Ranked in Top 100 Military Friendly Employers® by G.I. Jobs
U.S. Bank also named a Top 50 Military Friendly Spouse Employer by Military
MINNEAPOLIS -- November 13, 2013
G.I. Jobs Magazine has named U.S. Bank one of the nation’s Top 100 Military
Friendly Employers® for the third consecutive year. The 2014 Military Friendly
Employers® represent those companies with the strongest military recruiting
programs and meaningful job opportunities for transitioning service members
and spouses seeking civilian employment. The ranking is featured in the
December issue of the magazine, and online at www.militaryfriendly.com.
U.S. Bank surpassed its goal of hiring 1,000 military veterans since January
1, 2012. So far, U.S. Bank has added 1,116 veterans to its roster since Jan.
1, 2012, and now employs approximately 2,000 veterans nationwide.
In addition, Military Spouse magazine ranked U.S. Bank in the Top 50 Military
Friendly Spouse Employers. This honor recognizes the efforts of companies to
support military spouses. For example, U.S. Bank gives special consideration
to employee requests for internal transfers made necessary by re-assignments
of spouses who are serving in the military.
“We're honored to be recognized for our efforts to support servicemembers,
veterans and their spouses,” said Richard Davis, chairman, president and chief
executive officer of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), the parent company of U.S. Bank.
“These heroes bring an incredible work ethic and dedication to our customers
and communities everyday, and we're proud to call them our fellow bankers and
U.S. Bank’s military-friendly and spouse-friendly efforts include:
*implementing several recruiting and training programs specifically for
veterans through its Proud to Serve program
(http://proudtoserve.usbank.com) which helps service members identify
areas at U.S. Bank where their skills and interests might be a match;
*launching and successfully operating a Military Leader Development
*enhancing its HR policies, including offering newly hired veterans extra
paid time off to participate in re-integration activities or attend to
service-related medical issues. U.S. Bank’s industry leading military
leave policies exceed state and federal standards;
*offering eligible employees up to two weeks paid leave in connection with
a family member's military service; and
*operating the U.S. Bank Military Service Center, a dedicated customer
service line for military members and their families. The center is
staffed with bankers familiar with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, as
well as the unique financial circumstances faced by members of the
military and their families.
About U.S. Bank
Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp, with $361 billion in assets as of September
30, 2013, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the 5th largest commercial bank
in the United States. The Company operates 3,088 banking offices in 25 states
and 4,937 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage,
insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to
consumers, businesses and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at
About Victory Media
Publisher of G.I. Jobs, Victory Media is a service-disabled, veteran-owned
small business serving the military community since 2001. Additional
information can be found at VictoryMedia.com. Victory Media’s data-driven
Military Friendly ™ lists are published in G.I. Jobs, Military Spouse,
Vetrepreneur magazines, republished in periodicals like USA Today, Wall Street
Journal, Fortune, Forbes and are frequently cited on national TV programs such
as CNN, CNBC, NBC, Bloomberg News, Fox News and others.
U.S. Bank Public Relations
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