VEI Veteran Service Award Nomination


NVTC Foundation's Veterans Employment Initiative (VEI) Veteran Service Award
Nomination Deadline: November 8, 2019


Thank you for applying for the 2019 VEI Veteran Service Award, the Northern Virginia Technology Council Foundation’s recognition of an NVTC member company that has gone the extra mile to both hire and support military Veterans and their families. Your nomination will be reviewed and scored by an independent three-person selection panel. This award will be presented to one company that demonstrated a superlative level of engagement with the VEI and support to the Veteran and military community from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.


The winner will be honored at NVTC’s Tech 100 event on December 9, 2019 at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.

Nomination information:

Company:


Award Point of Contact:


Award POC Email:


Award POC Phone:


Veteran/Military Spouse Hiring:
Please list the following information about your company’s Veteran and military spouse hiring effort:

Number of Veterans and military Spouses Hired (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019)

Percentage of Veterans/military spouses Hired (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019)

Total number of Veterans/military spouses in company workforce

Percentage of Veterans/military spouses in company workforce

Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Certification:
Is your company V3 certified? Enter date of initial certification.

VEI Activity:
List/describe your activity and involvement with the VEI, to include: USTechVet.org recruiter account(s), job wraps to USTechVets.org, VEI Task Force membership, VEI related hiring event participation (HireVetsNow), VEI Scholars internship opportunities on USTechVets, Apprenticeship opportunities on NVTCVeterans.org, VETWORKING recruiter panels, VEI fundraising event participation (CXO Auction/Sporting Clays), VEI fundraising event sponsorships, NVTC Foundation donations and following VEI social media. Please provide one activity with date per line.



Veteran Employment Outreach Activity (non-VEI related):
List the military/Veteran-specific employment outreach activities your company has led or participated in. This includes: Veteran job fairs, Veteran employment panels, recruiting/networking events and military transition seminars. Please provide one event with date per line.



Host/Sponsor Activity (non-VEI related):
List events your company has hosted or sponsored that had a military/Veteran employment emphasis or focus. Examples are: V3 training events, Veteran/Military spouse recruiting events, virtual recruiting events, etc. Please provide one event with date per line.



Veteran Philanthropic Events:
List the activities or programs either sponsored or supported by your company that allowed employees to offer their time to a Veteran/military focused philanthropic need. Please provide one activity per line.



HR Veteran/military spouse hiring and retention best practices:
Provide your "in-house" best practices” for hiring and retaining Veterans and military spouses such as: referral program, Veteran/Military spouse specific career site, military service recognition, onboarding and mentoring program, volunteer service opportunities or establishing a military employee resource group. Please provide one activity per line.



Veteran Employment Success Story:
Offer a success story within your company pertaining to recruiting, hiring and retention of a Veteran or military spouse during 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019. Personal information will not be shared without permission.



Executive Statement:
Provide a quote from your company's senior executive on the focus placed on bringing Veteran and military spouse talent into your organization and why it is good for business.



Veteran-related Awards/Recognition:
Enter any formal awards/recognition your company has received during 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 pertaining to Veteran employment and/or support of Veteran/military families.



Recent Veteran-hire Testimonial (Optional):
Include a testimonial from a hire about your company's Veteran hiring efforts during 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.



Additional Information (Optional):
Provide any other information pertaining to your company's activity in supporting our military, Veterans and their families.





For questions regarding the VEI Veteran Service Award please contact VEI Executive Director Steve Jordon at: sjordon@nvtc.org or 703-268-5145.