November 14, 2011
Penske has been named to G.I. Jobs magazine’s Top 100 Military Friendly Employers® list.
The magazine recognizes military friendly companies that demonstrate commitment to recruiting America’s veterans.
<p>In a news release, Sean Collins, senior brand manager for G.I. Jobs, said, “Appearing on the G.I. Jobs Top 100 Military Friendly Employers list is recognition of these companies’ hard work and their allocation of resources to recruiting from this invaluable employee base.”</p><p>A first-time recipient, Penske ranked 83<sup>rd</sup> on the overall 2012 Top 100 list and 10<sup>th</sup> among the <a href="http://www.gijobs.com/2012Top100.aspx?i=TRANSPORTATION">transportation sector</a>. According to the publication, only the top 2 percent of all eligible corporations are named to list annually.</p><p>“We’re pleased to be included on this year’s Top 100 Military Friendly Employers list,” said Ken Hurley, senior vice president of human resources for Penske Truck Leasing. “We make a concerted effort to recruit and hire veterans, as their contributions to Penske are invaluable. In 2012, we will participate in several job fairs to target transitioning military members -- primarily at bases with large transportation commands -- to help fill positions such as <a href="https://www.gopenske.com/careers/">technicians/mechanics</a>, <a href="https://www.gopenske.com/careers/">vehicle maintenance supervisors/managers</a>, <a href="https://www.gopenske.com/careers/">drivers</a>, <a href="https://www.gopenske.com/career_paths/sales.html">sales</a> and <a href="https://www.gopenske.com/career_paths/customer_service.html">customer service</a>.”</p><p>Penske also promotes employment opportunities in other military publications, on veterans’ job boards, and through exclusive partnerships with military friendly organizations.</p><p>For more information about open positions, visit <a href="https://www.gopenske.com/careers/" title="Jobs at Penske">Penske’s careers page </a>or follow our job posts using Twitter: <a href="http://http/twitter.com/gopenskecareers">@GoPenskeCareers</a>. We offer competitive wages and a wide range of benefits. Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer. </p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Seeking a new job in 2012? <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%2523Penske">#Penske</a> is hiring. Follow @<a href="https://twitter.com/GoPenskeCareers">GoPenskeCareers</a> for openings & visit <a href="http://t.co/nXsN3vZ2" title="http://ow.ly/8gX0y">ow.ly/8gX0y</a></p>— Go Penske Careers (@GoPenskeCareers) <a href="https://twitter.com/GoPenskeCareers/status/157113545971089408">January 11, 2012</a></blockquote><p></p><p><em>By Kandace Wertz</em></p></div>
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