The company ranked No. 68 on this year’s list, which evaluates the many factors that make a company a good fit for military veterans and spouses.
“We are honored to receive this recognition for our veteran employment initiatives,” said Larry C. Lyons, senior vice president of human resources, Hormel Foods. “The skills, training and work ethic of veterans have proved to be an asset to our company.”
To compile the ranking, Military Times focused on culture and policies that cater to military veterans when conducting and scoring the sixth-annual survey. The survey is a nearly 90-question analysis of a company’s efforts to connect with veterans and provide an environment for success.
The complete Best for Vets Employers list can be found online at www.militarytimes.com/bestforvets-employers2015.
Hormel Foods was also recently recognized as a 2015 Military Friendly Employer by G.I. Jobs magazine.