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Orion’s Top Podcasts of 2019

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Orion’s From the Battlefield to the Boardroom podcast is dedicated to supporting military job seekers throughout the transition process and beyond, by providing valuable insight and guidance from other Veterans and business leaders. Whether you’re planning your military transition or have already landed your dream job, our podcast covers resume assistance, interview tips, financial resources, relocation advice, and everything in between.

If you haven’t had a chance to check out the podcast yet, now is the time to catch up on our most popular shows of 2019!

#10 - How to Avoid Complacency and Grow in Your Career

We all begin our careers with the best of intentions. We plan to work hard, continue developing our skillsets, and ultimately grow our career. Ned Freeze, Army Veteran and Account Executive at Orion, joins the show to discuss strategies for avoiding complacency and growing in your career.

#9 - Emotional Intelligence and Your Military-to-Civilian Journey

Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand and manage your own emotions, and those of the people around you. Dustin Mann, an Account Executive and Engineer Officer in the Army Reserves, joins the show to discuss his experience with this topic and advice for other veterans.

#8 - 5 Tips to Ace a Hiring Conference

This year Orion held more than 70 hiring conferences in major metros nationwide. Dustin Mann, an Orion Account Executive, joins the show to discuss 5 tips for acing a hiring conference.

#7 - How to Sell Yourself in a Job Interview

The phrase "sell yourself" is used a lot in the recruiting industry, but what does it actually mean? Daniel Jacob, an Orion Recruiter and former Navy Electrician's Mate, joins the show to give an inside look at how he coaches candidates to sell themselves.

#6 - Marine Corps Ammunition Technician Shares Valuable Career Insight

From a young age Terry Guyton knew he wanted to serve his country by joining the Marine Corps. After a fulfilling career in service, Terry decided to see what the civilian workforce had to offer.

#5 - Franchise Opportunities with JDog

JDog was founded by a veteran with the goal of helping veterans experience business ownership by running their own franchise, employing fellow veterans, and ultimately reducing veteran unemployment to less than 1%. Kevin Kopa, JDog's COO, and Bryan Lindley, a JDog Franchise Owner, join the show to discuss their careers with JDog and why it's a great fit for veterans.

#4 - Air Force Veteran Shares Transition Success and New Career with Alcon

After an almost 24-year career in the Air Force, Mark Dewitz decided to retire and pursue a career in the civilian world. Recently, Mark connected with an Orion Recruiter and attended a Hiring Conference in Atlanta. In this episode, Mark joins the show to discuss his military career and transition as well as his experience working with Orion.

#3 - 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Networking

While networking is often more laid back than a job interview, not taking it seriously can lead to missed opportunities. Amy West, a Navy Veteran and Recruiter at Orion joins the show to discuss some common mistakes that are made when networking and how to avoid them.

#2 - Combined Arms: Uniting Veterans After the Uniform

Combined Arms - headquartered in Houston, TX - provides comprehensive support to military members and their families as they transition to civilian life. John Boerstler, a Marine Corps Veteran and CEO of Combined Arms, joins the show to discuss the company's mission and outreach.

#1 - Marine Corps Veteran Excels in a Career with Sears Home Services

Orion has recently partnered with Sears Home Services, the leading appliance repair service in the nation, to provide rewarding technical careers for transitioning service members and veterans. Brooke Langlie, a Marine Corps veteran and Service Technician with Sears Home Services, joins the show to discuss her military transition and civilian career.


What topic would you like to hear more about in 2020? Send us an email at podcast@oriontalent.com and let us know!

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