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“College graduates are entering one of the most difficult job markets in history,” Peri Bridger, Sodexo’s senior vice president for human resources, said in a press release. “The state of the current economy also means that now more than ever, Sodexo's clients rely on Sodexo to provide superior service in support of their business viability and growth. We, in turn, can meet those expectations only by having a strong, diverse and competitive workforce. This means that not only does Sodexo have positions to fill; we are increasingly committed to providing professional growth opportunities in order to attract and keep top talent. We are so pleased to be recognized for this and our innovative recruiting programs.”