HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) today announced it has been named to the 2019 Best for Vets Employers list by Military Times. The list includes 132 organizations that were selected based on a survey of company culture, veteran recruitment efforts and related policies. Travelers has been included on the list for six consecutive years.
“The skills that former and current military professionals bring to the table are invaluable,” said Diane Bengston, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Travelers. “We’re proud to support our veterans, National Guard members and reservists through employee programs and partnerships, and we are honored to once again be recognized as a Best for Vets employer.”
Travelers demonstrates its commitment to fostering a military-friendly culture through a number of initiatives, including:
- The company’s Military and Veterans Diversity Network, a resource group dedicated to promoting veterans’ career development and building awareness of veterans’ skills and experiences. Since its launch in 2013, the network has grown to more than 3,000 members nationally.
- Supporting American Corporate Partners, a national nonprofit focused on helping returning veterans discover their next career. The partnership began in 2010 and has helped to create life-changing mentorships between Travelers employees and hundreds of post-9/11 veterans.
- Focused recruitment efforts, where employees with previous military experience are dedicated to building relationships with national military and veteran organizations. This helps the company actively recruit transitioning service personnel for roles such as catastrophe responders, claim adjusters, customer service representatives, investigators, information technology specialists, nurses, risk control consultants and underwriters.
- Benefits for employees deployed on active duty, which include benefits continuation and leave-of-absence policies. The company provides full benefits and supplements employees’ military pay for up to five years of their deployment.
The company has also signed the Statement of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve at both state and national levels, reaffirming its commitment to service members and their families.
To learn more about Travelers and its commitment to recruiting military service members, visit careers.travelers.com/military.
The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading provider of property casualty insurance for auto, home and business. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has approximately 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $30 billion in 2018. For more information, visit www.travelers.com.