In the realm of corporate citizenship, few honors carry as much weight as the HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion Award. This accolade, bestowed by the U.S. Department of Labor, acknowledges an organization’s unwavering commitment to hiring and supporting veterans. Below we’ll take a look at the process involved in receiving the HIRE Vets Medallion Award, what this recognition means for Mesa Solutions, and our steadfast dedication to veterans.
How does a company receive the HIRE Vets Medallion?
The HIRE Vets Medallion Award involves a multifaceted evaluation process that assesses a company’s commitment to veteran employment and support. Below is a snapshot of the steps in this process:
- Application: The company submits an application to the U.S. Department of Labor. This application includes comprehensive data on veteran recruitment, retention, and support initiatives within the company.
- Data Verification: The application undergoes meticulous scrutiny to ensure the accuracy of the information provided. This step is critical, as transparency and honesty in reporting are vital.
- Assessment: The Department of Labor assesses the company’s veteran employment initiatives, focusing on recruitment, retention, and support. The company’s commitment to these areas is graded against specific criteria.
- Platinum Medallion Criteria: To qualify for the Platinum Medallion, a company must meet the highest standard of excellence, demonstrating outstanding support for veterans.
- Award Ceremony: Companies that successfully meet the criteria are recognized and celebrated at the HIRE Vets Medallion Award Ceremony.
What it Means for Mesa to Receive this Award
Receiving the HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion Award is a monumental achievement that resonates profoundly within our organization. It signifies several key elements:
- Recognition of Excellence: The Platinum Medallion award is an emblem of excellence. It recognizes our unyielding dedication to supporting veterans, not as an obligation but as a core value.
- Competitive Advantage: This recognition sets our company apart as an employer of choice for veterans. It attests to our commitment to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for those who have served our country.
- Corporate Responsibility: It reaffirms our role as a responsible corporate citizen. The HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion serves as a beacon, guiding our ongoing commitment to our veterans.
- Internal Pride: Internally, the award bolsters employee morale and pride. It demonstrates that our company values the diverse experiences and talents that veterans bring to our workforce.
Mesa’s Commitment to Hiring and Supporting Veterans
Receiving this award isn’t the end of our journey. Mesa has received this award every year since 2018 and each year it’s another stepping stone towards our continuous dedication to veterans. For Mesa, receiving this award solidifies our commitment to veterans and encourages us to keep up with this initiative. We actively seek out veterans for various roles within our organization. The leadership skills, adaptability, and teamwork abilities they bring to the table enriches our whole team. We also understand the unique needs veterans may have due to military service or deployments. We provide flexible work arrangements to support these needs and their well-being.
Receiving the HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion Award is an accolade that resonates profoundly within our organization. It signifies our commitment to veteran employment and support, underscoring our role as responsible corporate citizens. As we move forward, we reaffirm our dedication to veterans, promising to continuously provide them with meaningful employment opportunities, support, and a welcoming community. The HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion is not just an award; it’s a symbol of our unwavering commitment to those who have selflessly served our nation, ensuring they find success and fulfillment in the civilian workforce.