Understanding the Survey

Every institution dedicates itself to the military and veteran community when they participate in the Military Friendly® Companies Survey. We are here to help. Below are resources and answers to the questions you have, so we can work together towards making every institution in America is Better for Veterans.

Timeline

The expanded timeline that includes designation release dates and future survey openings.

Timeline

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Methodology

Get a deep dive into the methodology of Military Friendly® and why it sets the industry standard.

Methodology

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Awards & Categories

Understand the Top 10, Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards, the Categorical breakdowns, and more.

Awards & Categories

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Order Plaques

Order your plaque and display your dedication to the Military/Veteran Community.

Order Plaques

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Profile Needs

Does your Military Friendly® profile need updated information? Submit a ticket and a team member will reach back out to you shortly.

Profile Needs

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General Support

Survey questions, help, assistance, logos, press releases, and more.

General Support

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Timeline

The timeline for the Military Friendly® Companies Survey

Awards & Categories

Understanding the various awards and categories that classify companies.

The categories for the 2020 Military Friendly® Companies survey is as follows:

  • Over $5 Billion
  • $1 Billion to $5 Billion
  • $500 Million to $1 Billion
  • Government/Non-Profit 
  • Less than $500 Million

Methodology

Career Opportunity & Advancement – 18%
Recruiting & Sourcing – 6%
Military Employee Policies & Compliance – 16%
Hiring & Onboarding – 7%
Culture & Commitment – 29%

Metrical Benchmarks

  • New Hire Retention Rate for Veterans is greater than 50%.
  • New Hire Retention for Veterans is higher than for Non-Military Employees.
  • New Hire Retention Rate for Guard & Reserve Employees is greater than 50%.
  • New Hire Retention for Veterans is higher than for Non-Military Employees.
  • Military Employee Turnover is lower than for Non-Military Employees.
  • Military Employee Turnover is less than 20%.
  • Promotions and Advancements of Military Employees is higher than for Non-Military Employees.
  • Percent of Military Applicants selected is higher than for Non-Military Applicants selected.
  • Guard and Reserve policies exceed federal requirements