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Fulcrum Wins Helios HR Apollo Awards for Employee Talent Development

Centreville, VA, June 3, 2016: - Fulcrum, was awarded a 2016 Helios HR Apollo Award™ for innovative talent development practices, placing first in the Employee Assimilation & Onboarding category. The Apollo Awards, presented by the Helios HR, honors human capital excellence in talent development. Hosted by Helios HR, the breakfast awards ceremony took place at the Hyatt Regency, Reston VA with 500 Greater Washington leaders in attendance on Wednesday, June 1, 2016.
Fulcrum, one of 33 finalists selected from more than 300 nominations, was a finalist in the following four categories - Employment Brand, Employee Mentorship/Coaching, Employee Assimilation & Onboarding, and Employee Recognition. From the group of 33 finalists, Fulcrum was selected as the winner in the Employee Assimilation & Onboarding Category. “We are honored and grateful for the recognition. It is always an honor to be selected as a Helios winner since this recognizes the Fulcrum’s Team’s committed dedication to our most valuable resource, our employees” said Jeff Handy, CEO of Fulcrum. "This award is a testament to the great team of Employees, Support Staff, and Leaders that are supporting some of the most cutting edge DoD and Federal programs for our Country today. We were honored, once again, to participate and be recognized at this prestigious annual event."
Fulcrum was recognized for its superior employee onboarding and assimilation program that has successfully integrated hundreds of new employees over the past several years. "From their first contact with our dedicated recruiting professionals, to their in-processing by our Human Resource Team, and their personal contact by the new employee’s leadership team including our Corporate CEO, this program is 100% employee focused" said Kirstie de la Jara, Fulcrum’s VP of Human Resources. "Our onboarding and assimilation program has resulted in a more efficient integration of employees, increased employee satisfaction and has had a positive impact on our customers since employees are starting faster and are better prepared."
The awards are open to all employers, regardless of size or industry, located in the Greater Washington Area. Out of the more than 300 nominations received, the honorees were selected by a panel of judges independent of Helios HR, comprised of industry experts, Chief Human Resource Officers and former Apollo Award Winners. Finalists were then judged by an independent panel of former Apollo Award winners, senior HR executives and industry leaders in 10 categories: Assimilation and Onboarding; Employment Brand; Community Outreach; Mentorship/Coaching; Innovative Technology; Leadership Development; Culture; Communication; Recognition and Career Development.
About Fulcrum 
Fulcrum is a leading technology company based in Centreville, Virginia that provides pivotal solutions and services primarily for federal customers in the defense, intelligence, education and healthcare sectors leveraging Software Engineering and Systems Development, Cloud Computing, Data Management, Cyber Security, Data Fusion, and Advanced Technology and Research.   Fulcrum provides expert solutions in the areas of Technology Services, Cyber Security, Intelligence Analysis & Operations, Healthcare & Human Capital, and Mission Systems.  At Fulcrum we know success depends on high level performance, and that is what we provide.  For more information about Fulcrum, visit our website at, e-mail us at, or call us at 703-543-2900.
About Helios HR 
Helios provides human capital consulting, HR management outsourcing, recruiting and employee benefit solutions to attract, retain, develop and engage an organization’s "core" – its people.