Orion Talent Receives 2023 HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion Award from the U.S. Department of Labor
November 9, 2023 (Cary, NC)- U.S. Acting Secretary of Labor Julie A. Su recognized Orion Talent as one of the 859 recipients of the 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during the 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Awards Ceremony presented by the U.S. Department of Labor on November 8, 2023.
Orion Talent earned the Platinum Medallion in 2023. This marks Orion’s 5th year receiving a prestigious HIRE Vets Medallion, and the military recruitment firm’s highest placement to date. The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is the only federal-level veterans’ employment award that recognizes a company or organization’s commitment to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development. For more information about the award, please visit https://www.hirevets.gov/.
"We take immense pride in Orion Talent's commitment to veteran hiring and development, rooted in our organization's military DNA. Receiving the Platinum Medallion is a testament to our unwavering dedication, and we are so honored,” says Orion CEO Sarah Peiker, “At Orion, we are a team comprised of veterans, military families, and military community advocates. Achieving our highest placement ever with the HIRE Vets Medallion Program underscores our ongoing mission to provide meaningful opportunities for those who have served. I am incredibly proud of the veterans on our team whose invaluable contributions shape our success every day.”
Recipients of the 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award meet rigorous employment and veteran integration criteria, including veteran hiring and retention percentages, availability of veteran-specific resources, leadership programming for veterans, dedicated human resource efforts, and more.
Orion Talent joins an impressive list of companies from 49 states plus the District of Columbia that have demonstrated a remarkable commitment to hiring veterans and ensuring they have a long-term career and growth plan that uses the diverse skills they acquired through their military service.
About Orion Talent
Headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, Orion Talent helps companies fill one to 100,000 roles with the right people and the right solution, powered by a diversity-rich network of highly sought-after candidates. Orion’s design-led solutions include RPO, Military Hiring, HirePurpose® Diversity Sourcing & Talent Attraction, and HireSkills® Workforce Planning & Development. For more information, visit https://www.oriontalent.com/.
About the HIRE Vets Medallion Program
The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is earned by businesses that demonstrate an unparalleled commitment to attracting, hiring, and retaining veterans. The 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award application period will open to employers on Jan. 31, 2024. For more information about the program and the application process, visit HIREVets.gov.