November 10, 2021 – U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recognized Construction Services Group, Inc. (CSG) 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. CSG 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 employers who successfully recruit, hire, and retain veterans.
“CSG’s corporate structure allows for veterans of all skill levels to join our company and quickly learn a trade that will allow them to succeed. CSG supports new and seasoned employees with continued education, refreshing training, and on the job training with our experienced staff, fostering an environment of success. CSG has helped several veterans with severe PTSD issues create a work life balance. This is partially facilitated by our commitment to perform projects for the Department of Veterans Affairs. CSG’s approach to coaching, mentoring, developing, and understanding the combat mindset has helped retain and foster opportunities for our veterans.” stated Andy Moody, CSG’s Vice President.
CSG 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. Over 1,400 employers have earned a HIRE Vets Medallion Award since 2018.
About Construction Services Group, Inc.
Founded in 2005 by Ron McCollum as a CVE-Verified Services Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), CSG is a full-service general contracting firm and a CMAR that provides craftsmanship of the highest quality in a wide variety of specialties. CSG has the skills, experience, resources, and knowledge required to perform on projects in a wide range of industries.
CSG takes great pride in the fact that over 40% of our personnel is comprised of United States Military Veterans. The strong values, ethics, dedication, and level of commitment this group of America’s finest service men and women obtained while honorably defending our great nation carries over into everything they do. This translates into our clients receiving a level of customer service second to none.
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).