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If you are a former or transitioning Military Officer or Leader looking to find a new job in the coming year, attending a military hiring event like Orion Talent’s Distinguished Candidate Conference is a great way to interview with some of America's top companies to find your next career. These companies are actively looking to hire military talent for positions that are a great match with your skill set.

Orion has recently released their schedule for the year. Read on to learn more about what a Distinguished Candidate Conference (DCC) looks like, our upcoming events, and how you can attend.

What is a Distinguished Candidate Conference?

Orion’s Distinguished Candidate Conferences are invitation-only military hiring events for service members who have distinguished themselves from their peers through their performance in challenging military leadership roles.

During a Distinguished Candidate Conference, Orion Recruiters will tailor an interview schedule that matches your strengths and experience with your search preferences and provide you with an outstanding opportunity to meet and interview with companies across a wide range of industries. 

Check out what this USMC Officer had to say about attending one of Orion’s Distinguished Candidate Conferences:

Who can attend a DCC?

We are looking for military officers and enlisted leaders who have been top performers in their field. We also welcome veterans with post-military experience who served well in the military before obtaining industry experience in the civilian world.

What does a typical DCC look like?

Over the course of the day and a half event, attendees of a Distinguished Candidate Conference can expect to start with Orion Recruiters doing a presentation on interview preparation and additional tips, followed by a mixer with the company hiring managers.

The following morning interviews begin for positions that are a match with your background, skills, and preferences.

What positions can I expect to interview for at a DCC?

Orion’s Distinguished Candidate Conferences host companies interviewing for positions across a wide range of industries. Typical positions that companies are looking to hire for include Project Management, Operations, Logistics, Maintenance, Engineering Management, Sales, and Leadership Development opportunities. 

Each Distinguished Candidate Conference is region-specific, and companies attending the military hiring event are looking to fill positions within that particular region.

Our upcoming DCCs include:

How do I sign up for an upcoming Distinguished Candidate Conference?

Orion’s Distinguished Candidate Conferences are invitation only military hiring events with a limited number of spots available. If you’re interested in finding your next career at Orion’s Charlotte Distinguished Candidate Conference, please visit us online to learn more and apply to be considered.

If you’re looking for more information about Orion’s Distinguished Candidate Conferences, check out our website for typical companies attending, recent career success, testimonials, and more.

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