Hormel Foods Corp. announced it is recognized among the Best Places to Work for Recent Grads by Experience Inc., the nation’s leading provider of career services for college students and alumni. Ten employers from across the country were recognized on the 2012 Best Places to Work for Recent Grads list, which recognizes organizations from across the country that demonstrate excellence in recruiting, hiring and retaining young professionals.

An outstanding company culture, competitive compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity for career growth and diversity at Hormel Foods were key factors in the company achieving this recognition. With its extremely high employee retention rate, Hormel Foods demonstrates its ability to attract and keep top talent. The company was also featured on this list in 2010.

“We are honored to report that 54 percent of current employees had five or more years of service last year, well above the industry standard,” said Larry C. Lyons, director of human resources at Hormel Foods. “We value the long tenure of our employees and it is not uncommon for employees to spend their entire career at the company.”

Source: Hormel Foods Corp.