U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recognized Greencastle Consulting as one of the 849 recipients of the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during a virtual award ceremony presented by U.S. Department of Labor. Greencastle Consulting earned the platinum 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 employers who successfully recruit, hire, and retain veterans.
“With every single employee being a veteran, this designation is the indicator of our success. We take hiring, training and promoting veterans very seriously and are humbled to be recognized as a Platinum Awardee again.”
– Joe Crandall
Greencastle Consulting joins 848 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. 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. More than 1,400 employers have earned a HIRE Vets Medallion Award since 2018
About Greencastle: Greencastle Associates Consulting is 100% veteran-owned and operated and is an implementation consulting firm that is unique in its approach to critical projects. At Greencastle, the best practices of change management, process improvement and project management are intertwined with Greencastle’s 6 Rights of Implementation Methodology. Using their Implementation Management as the foundational approach to each project has allowed Greencastle’s clients to successfully meet the challenges of an ever-changing business landscape. Founded on a strong military background, Greencastle has been providing metric-driven results to Fortune 500 Companies for over 20 years; receiving numerous prestigious awards including Inc. 5000,Global Leaders in Cosulting by Consulting Magazine, Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military® Winner by RecruitMilitary, one of Philadelphia’s Best Places to Work three years in a row, Nation’s Top Military Friendly® Employers –Greencastle Ranks #1 for Small Businesses three years in a row and Military Friendly® also recognizes Greencastle Consulting as the THIRD MOST MILITARY-FRIENDLY ORGANIZATION IN THE U.S. The Philadelphia Business Journal ranks Greencastle as the 5th largest veteran-owned company in the region and as one of the fasting growing companies in Philadelphia.
About the HIRE Vets Medallion Program: The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is earned by businesses that demonstrate unparalleled commitment to attracting, hiring and retaining veterans. The 2022 HIRE Vets Medallion Award application period will open to employers on Jan. 31, 2022. For more information about the program and the application process,
visit HIREVets.gov. There are different awards for large employers (500-plus employees), medium employers (51-499 employees),
and small employers (50 or fewer employees). Additionally, there are two award tiers: platinum and gold.
Brittany Hendershott, Marketing, Greencastle Consulting
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