EMPOWERED GLOBAL SOLUTIONS, INC. RECEIVES 2020 HIRE VETS MEDALLION AWARD FROM U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
11/10/2020 – U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia recognized EGS, INC. as one of the 675 recipients of the 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during an award ceremony at the U.S. Department of Labor. Empowered Global Solutions Inc., earned the GOLD Award after applying earlier this year. The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act (HIRE Vets Act) Medallion Program is the only federal award program that recognizes job creators who successfully recruit, hire, and retain veterans.
“We are grateful for the men and women who have served and risked their lives to protect our country and honored when a veteran chooses to join the EGS Family.” – Jessica Steed (Technical Recruiter at EGS INC., and a United States Marine Veteran)
EGS INC., joins 674 other companies from 49 states, plus the District of Columbia, who have shown a commitment to hiring veterans, but also ensuring that they have a long-term career and growth plan that uses the diverse skills they acquired through their military service.
The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is based on a number of criteria, ranging from veteran hiring and retention to providing veteran-specific resources, leadership programming, dedicated human resources, and compensation and tuition assistance programs – with requirements varying for large, medium, and small employers.
“Established in 2005, EGS has been supporting the staffing and recruiting needs for federal, state, and commercial entities. Specializing in Engineering, Administration, Construction, IT, and Environmental, EGS provides stable and successful resources to fulfill a broad-spectrum of skill set personnel. EGS, Inc. is a Woman-Owned Disadvantaged Small Business (WODSB) and as of May 11, 2018 was admitted to the Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) program.”
About the HIRE Vets Medallion Program
The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is earned by leading businesses that demonstrate unparalleled commitment to attracting and retaining veterans. The 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Program will open to employers on Jan. 31, 2021. For more information about the program and the application process, visit www.HIREVets.gov.
FULL BELLY, FULL HEART. The EGS Family has the honor of volunteering at Cafe180, a local nonprofit café that serves delicious and healthy food to everyone, regardless of their ability to pay.