Interview at an Upcoming Virtual Hiring Conference

10/20/2020 10:30:30 AM

If you are transitioning out of the military or considering a new career, we will be holding a Virtual Hiring Conference on October 28-29. This event will feature industry leading companies conducting virtual interviews for positions throughout the West Coast region and major metro areas in Texas.

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How to Leverage LinkedIn in Your Job Search

10/13/2020 10:32:34 AM

With over 500 million users worldwide, LinkedIn is the most powerful social network for building your personal brand, growing your network, and finding your next career. In fact, a study found that 122 million people received an interview through LinkedIn, with 35.5 million having been hired by a person they connected with on the site.

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First Coast Guard Veteran Joins the Forces of JDog

10/6/2020 8:23:03 AM

JDog welcomes its first U.S. Coast Guard Veteran, Ryan Donnell, as a new owner of JDog Junk Removal & Hauling in The Woodlands, TX. As a franchise system engrained in Military values, the business owners of JDog Junk Removal & Hauling and JDog Carpet Cleaning now represent all five Military branches, including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

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Financial Planning During Your Military Transition

9/29/2020 10:18:55 AM

When you are transitioning from the military, it is important to come up with a plan for your finances. When you’re financially ready to transition, you’ll have more freedom to explore different employment choices and won’t feel pressured to take the first job that you are offered.

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How to Stay Motivated in Your Job Search

9/22/2020 11:48:45 AM

On the blog last week we discussed Zoom fatigue - but is there such a thing as job search fatigue? Turns out there is - many people are experiencing this phenomenon right now, especially since there is an increased number of those unemployed for longer periods due to the ongoing pandemic.

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Why ‘Zoom Fatigue’ Might Be Hurting Your Interviews

9/15/2020 10:41:30 AM

The pandemic has arguably changed the landscape of the hiring process, most notably in the interview stage. Videoconferencing has evolved from a “nice to have” tool to now being the only means of communication between job seekers and employers.

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How to Overcome Military Transition Obstacles in the Workplace

9/8/2020 10:36:11 AM

Transitioning from the military can be overwhelming, daunting, and hard to know where to start. Add to that the current global health crisis, and it is especially difficult to navigate a military to civilian transition.

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Military Transition to Civilian Life - Starting a Career in a Data Center

9/1/2020 10:35:19 AM

So you decided to end your career in the military and begin your new journey transitioning all the skills you learned and using them in the civilian world. You may be asking yourself what to do next and where to start now that you are leaving the military. What do you want to do? What industry do you want to work for? These are some of the right questions to ask yourself while seeking help to figure out which industry is best for you. The data center industry has been seeing a staffing shortage and needs the help of veterans and service members like you to help close it.

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PODCAST: Waste & Recycling Industry: Essential Careers During COVID and Beyond

8/25/2020 10:34:56 AM

The National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA) is the voice in the nation’s capital for the waste and recycling industry, an industry that accounts for over 1 million jobs and generates a quarter of a trillion dollars in the U.S. economy.

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Orion’s Most Listened to Podcasts This Year

8/18/2020 10:56:46 AM

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.

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