[Washington, DC] – U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recognized Qualis Corporation with the highest honor a company can receive with the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award. During the virtual award ceremony, Qualis was presented by the U.S. Department of Labor with the Platinum Award. The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act (HIRE Vets Act) Medallion Program is the only federal award program that recognizes employers who successfully recruit, hire, and retain veterans.
“At Qualis Corporation, we strive to hire the best, and we are thrilled to be able to hire those who made sacrifices for our nation. We find that our veterans bring proven technical and leadership skills that blend well with our workforce. We have designed specific programs to assist with their transition and growth, and continue our efforts to hire those who have served our country. We look forward to continuing our participation in the HIRE Vets program as part of this commitment,” said Vice President of Human Resources, Keanna Nichols.
Qualis has a long history of hiring veterans to fill critical technical and management roles within the company and has shown a commitment to hiring veterans and ensuring that they have a long-term career and growth plan that uses the diverse skills they acquired through their military service.
Recipients of the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award meet rigorous employment and veteran integration assistance criteria, including veteran hiring and retention percentages; availability of veteran-specific resources; leadership programming for veterans; dedicated human resource efforts; pay compensation and tuition assistance programs for veterans.
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