Oshkosh Corporation announced that it has been named a Military Friendly Employer for the second consecutive year by VIQTORY, a veteran-owned business that supports veterans with employment assistance, entrepreneurial mentoring and education opportunities. In addition, the company has earned the Military Friendly Supplier Diversity Program distinction for the first time. With more than 850 military team members who are part of the Oshkosh Corporation Family, the company has a strong focus on hiring veterans as well as honoring those who have served. Increase in military team members “Growing and supporting our military team members is one of our key priorities and over the past year, we’ve grown our military team members by 17%. We are proud to be named a Military Friendly Employer for the second year in a row, and we’re also excited to be a Supplier Diversity Program designee,” said Robert H. Sims, Oshkosh Corporation Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Military Friendly Employers is regarded as the most comprehensive, powerful resource for veterans today “Oshkosh Corporation has an active Military Network dedicated to recruiting, rallying and recognizing our military men and women.” First published in 2003, Military Friendly Employers is regarded as the most comprehensive, powerful resource for veterans today. Institutions earning the Military Friendly Employer designation were evaluated using public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 200 companies participated in the Military Friendly Employers portion of the 2019 Military Friendly Companies survey. Input from Military Friendly Advisory Council Methodology, criteria and weightings for Military Friendly Employers were determined by VIQTORY with input from the Military Friendly Advisory Council of independent leaders in the higher education and military recruitment community. Final ratings were determined by combining an organization's survey score with an assessment of its ability to meet thresholds for Applicant, New Hire Retention, Employee Turnover and Promotion & Advancement of veterans and military employees. The Military Friendly Supplier Diversity ratings are assessed through the evaluation of both public data about the organization and proprietary data gathered through the Military Friendly Supplier Diversity Program survey.
Oshkosh Corporation announced that it has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2019. The Employees’ Choice Awards program, now in its 11th year, relies solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies via Glassdoor. This is the second consecutive year that Oshkosh Corporation has earned this award; achieving an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5. Oshkosh was ranked #65 out of the top 100 largest companies, with 830,000 companies on Glassdoor. Recognizing best employers The Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards recognize employers at the top of their game" “Earning a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award for the second consecutive year is something we’re extremely proud to accomplish. As we continue to grow our People First culture, we’re especially honored that this award is based on reviews and feedback from current and former team members,” said Robert H. Sims, Oshkosh Corporation Executive Vice President and Chief Administration & Human Resources Officer. “In today’s tight labor market, job seekers are in the driver’s seat when it comes to deciding where to work and they want to know the inner workings of a company before accepting a new job. To help people find the best jobs and the best companies, the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards recognize employers at the top of their game,” said Dr. Andrew Chamberlain, Glassdoor Chief Economist. “For employers, we know that a satisfied and engaged workforce helps drive financial performance. Glassdoor Best Places to Work winners are strategically investing in company culture, career growth opportunities and more, which also serves as a major recruiting advantage.” Anonymous reviews by company’s employees On Glassdoor, current and former employees voluntarily and anonymously share insights and opinions about their work environments by sharing a company review, designed to capture a genuine and authentic inside look at what a specific job may be like at a particular company. Employees are asked to describe the best reasons to work at their companies as well as any downsides When sharing a company review on Glassdoor, employees are asked to rate their satisfaction with the company overall, and key workplace factors like career opportunities, compensation and benefits, culture and values, senior management and work/life balance. In addition, employees are asked to describe the best reasons to work at their companies as well as any downsides. Other awards won by Oshkosh Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work were determined using company reviews shared by U.S.-based employees between October 23, 2017 and October 21, 2018. To be considered for the large category, a company must have had at least 1,000 or more employees and have received at least 75 ratings across each of the eight workplace attributes from U.S.-based employees during the period of eligibility. The final list is compiled using Glassdoor’s proprietary algorithm, led by its Economic Research Team, and takes into account quantity, quality and consistency of reviews. In addition to being honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award for the second consecutive year, Oshkosh Corporation has also been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies (2016, 2017, 2018) by Ethisphere Institute and a Military Friendly Employer by Victory Media. Earlier in 2018, Oshkosh Corporation was named one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as one of Barron’s ‘100 Most Sustainable Companies’ and a RobecoSAM Industry Mover in the 2018 Sustainability Yearbook.