TA Professionals: What Will the 2019 Job Market Bring?

1/3/2019 10:13:02 AM

In the recent RPOA article, “A Look Ahead: What Talent Acquisition Leaders are Expecting from the 2019 Job Market,” Orion Novotus President Cory Kruse shares insight into what TA will look like in 2019. With a strong economy, low unemployment rate, and new jobs across industries like health care, manufacturing, and leisure and hospitality, 2019 is poised to get off to a roaring start.

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Holiday Reading List: Top 7 Blog Posts of 2018

12/27/2018 8:27:23 AM

Another year is in the books! Throughout 2018, Orion Talent and Orion Novotus have matched 7,000+ candidates with careers with more than 750 companies. We are pleased to have played a role in helping companies discover top talent, whether through Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), Military Hiring, or Skilled Talent Recruiting, and look forward to the partnerships 2019 will bring.

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Orion Talent Announces 2019 Veteran Hiring Conference Schedule

12/20/2018 10:05:59 AM

The New Year is just around the corner. And there is no better time to start planning for your 2019 recruiting needs. Veteran unemployment is at a near-record low, and, as more and more companies leverage this top talent, it is important to stay competitive. Orion Talent Hiring Conferences offer companies the opportunity to do just that! Our 2019 Hiring Conference schedule is full of excellent recruiting events that combine networking, interviewing, and opportunity to assess our candidates.

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2014 v. 2018: The Evolving Landscape of Recruiting

12/13/2018 9:09:30 AM

As 2018 draws to a close, it’s a great time to reflect on how the recruiting industry has changed over the last few years and what that means for the future. In his guest post, Dave Lehmkuhl, Regional Manager at Orion Talent, explores how the recruiting strategies of 2014 are obsolete in 2018 and will continue to be so in the New Year.

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The Three Traits of Exceptional Recruiters

12/6/2018 9:56:57 AM

In his latest think piece,”Where Have All the Great Recruiters Gone?” for ERE, Orion Novotus President Cory Kruse explores how a tight labor market and internal challenges are testing recruiters. Kruse explains, “These forces come together to exacerbate the shortcomings of recruiters who are often under trained and overworked.”

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How to Retain Talent and Fight Employee Attrition

11/29/2018 9:51:11 AM

In his most recent Recruiting Daily article, “High quit-rate problem? You can fix that,” Orion CEO Mike Starich explores retention concerns during a tight labor market. “3.5 million workers voluntarily left their jobs in April 2018, the highest quit rate since the dotcom boom peaked in 2000,” writes Mike. Reasons for high quit rates include high demand for talent and lower wages among others.

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5 Reasons to be Thankful for Veterans in the Civilian Workplace

11/21/2018 8:55:16 AM

It’s the time of year when we reflect on all that we have to be thankful for in our personal life. This is also an important part of your professional life. Evaluating what you are thankful for at work helps you fine-tune your goals for the next year. One thing we can all be thankful for professionally is the impact veterans make every day in their civilian jobs.

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USA Today Explores the Improved Veteran Labor Market

11/15/2018 10:26:42 AM

USA Today recently took notice of the excellent veterans unemployment news released for last month. In his article, “Veterans returning to civilian life find a more welcoming labor market,” writer Russ Wiles follows one veteran job seeker's career search and shares advice from Orion CEO, Mike Starich.

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Now is the Time to Hire Veterans - Veteran Unemployment Rate at Near Record Low

11/8/2018 9:05:55 AM

The U.S. Department of Labor BLS just released October’s unemployment numbers, and the news is great for our nation’s veterans just in time for Veterans Day. In October, the veteran unemployment rate was 2.9%, as compared to the non-veteran unemployment rate of 3.5%. Overall unemployment was unchanged at 3.7%.

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INFOGRAPHIC - Reduce Your Turnover With RPO

11/1/2018 9:21:34 AM

How does high turnover negatively impact your organization? The organizational cost of employee turnover is estimated to range between 100% and 300% of the employee which you are replacing. The negative effects include high recruiting costs, decreased employee morale, and damage to your employer brand.

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