Sharp Decisions Receives 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award from the U.S. Department of Labor
New York, NY, November 8, 2023 –In a significant acknowledgment of its commitment to the veteran workforce, Sharp Decisions has been recognized by U.S. Acting Secretary of Labor Julie A. Su as a recipient of the 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award. The virtual award ceremony, hosted by the U.S. Department of Labor, honored Sharp Decisions for its outstanding efforts in recruiting, hiring, and retaining veterans.
Sharp Decisions earned the prestigious gold award after a rigorous application process earlier this year. The HIRE Vets Act Medallion Program stands as the only federal award recognizing employers who not only prioritize veteran employment but also provide substantial support for veterans' career growth.
“Receiving the HIRE Vets Medallion Award underscores the core values of Sharp Decisions. We're dedicated to harnessing the unique skills and unparalleled discipline that veterans bring to our workforce," stated Karen Ross, CEO. "Our commitment doesn't stop at hiring; we're actively focusing on the latest technologies and business strategies that will empower our veterans to become industry leaders.”
Joining the ranks of 858 other distinguished companies from across 49 states and the District of Columbia, Sharp Decisions is celebrated for creating long-term career opportunities for veterans that leverage the diverse skills honed through their military service.
Criteria for the 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award include stringent standards for veteran employment, such as hiring and retention percentages, availability of veteran-specific resources, leadership programming, dedicated human resources, and compensation and tuition assistance programs for veterans. Since 2018, over 1,600 employers have been recognized with the HIRE Vets Medallion Award.
About Sharp Decisions
Sharp Decisions, a leader in technology consulting, empowers businesses with innovative solutions while championing veteran careers through its acclaimed V.E.T.S.™ Program, blending industry expertise with a commitment to client and community success.
About the HIRE Vets Medallion Program
The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is a testament to the unwavering commitment of businesses that attract, hire, and retain veterans. The 2024 HIRE Vets Medallion Award application period will open on January 31, 2024. Employers interested in applying can find more information at HIREVets.gov. The program offers different awards for large, medium, and small employers, with gold and gold tiers to distinguish levels of achievement.