This podcast is an extension of Orion's From the Battlefield to the Boardroom Blog, and is dedicated to supporting military job seekers throughout your transition process by providing valuable insight and guidance from other Veterans and business leaders.
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16: Transitioning Air Force Officer Jim Bergren
Jim Bergren is a transitioning Air Force Officer who recently attended an Orion Hiring Conference. Jim and I discuss his upcoming transition and advice for fellow job seekers. Other topics include:
Andrew Manglicmot is a transitioning Army Officer who recently attended an Orion Hiring Conference. Andrew and I talk about his upcoming transition and advice for fellow job seekers. Other topics include:
In honor of military families around the world, we're spotlighting a military family right here at Orion. Nora Liles is a National Recruiter at Orion in our Virginia Beach, VA, office and her husband Charles is currently deployed to Djibouti, Africa. In this episode, Nora and I talk about what it means to be a military spouse:
Don't miss our first Ask a Recruiter episode! If you'd like to submit a question for next time, please send it to email@example.com. Kerry Miller, Technical Recruiter at Orion, answers several questions from our job seekers:
Are Orion's services free?
What happens after I register on the website?
I have no idea what I want to do. Where should I start?
What kind of positions are available through Orion?
What companies and industries are hiring?
What's the difference between a headhunter and a recruiter?
Now that we've given you the tools to prepare for an interview and how to answer a variety of frequently asked interview questions, in this episode we'll tackle the final step in the process: the offer stage. Shane Bishop, Senior Account Executive, joins me to discuss the following topics:
Timeline for extending and accepting an offer
In addition to salary, what other factors can help you make your decision?
How flexible are companies when it comes to salary offerings?
Are you interested in joining the Orion team as a Recruiter? If so, check out this week's episode featuring Mike Wood, Orion's Southeast Recruiting Manager. Mike and I will discuss the following topics:
This episode features Tim Sweeney and DJ Holder, Senior Partners with Orion. Both Tim and DJ have been with Orion for more than 10 years and started their careers here as Account Executives. In this episode we'll discuss:
Ideal attributes for an Account Executive candidate
David Coe, Senior Vice President at Orion, talks through several questions you're likely to encounter during a Sales interview. We'll break down each question by telling you what employers want to know, keys to successfully answering and what to avoid when answering:
Why are you interested in sales?
What have you done to prepare for a sales position?
Describe a time that you sold an idea to another individual in the military.
When was the last time that you faced resistance and what did you do to overcome it?
Orion Senior Vice President Todd Phillips takes on some frequently asked interview questions by telling you what employers want to know when they ask these questions, keys to successfully answering and what to avoid when answering:
Orion Senior Vice President Brian Henry tackles some frequently asked interview questions by telling you what employers want to know when they ask these questions, keys to successfully answering and what to avoid when answering: