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Phillips 66

Phillips 66, a Fortune Global 500 company, launched its Military Talent Program with Orion in 2011. Over the past 4 years, they have hired nearly 100 Veterans into a number of technical positions across the U.S.

In this video, Jonathan Rosenberg (Manager, Talent Acquisition) discusses the evolution of Phillips 66's Military Talent Program and where they have seen success. Topics include:

  • Reaching the military community
  • Becoming a military friendly employer
  • Military Talent Program timeline
  • Gaining Hiring Manager buy-in


Honda is a leader in the automotive industry, with 11 manufacturing facilities in the U.S. In 2012, Honda began its partnership with Orion with a long-term goal of incorporating military recruitment across all divisions of the company.

Over the past two years, Honda has hired 60+ Skilled Technicians and Junior Military Officers into a variety of functions across the country.

Watch Joel Holland (Talent Management) discuss the history of Honda's Military Talent Program as well as lessons learned for future success. Topics include:

  • Building a partnership with Orion
  • Hiring event successes and failures
  • Training Hiring Managers
  • Future program expansion