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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Department of Labor Prepares to Launch HIRE Vets Medallion Award for 2019

10/25/2018 9:10:44 AM

The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (HIRE Vets Act) was signed by President Trump on May 5, 2017, and required the Secretary of Labor to establish a program that recognizes employer efforts to recruit, employ, and retain veterans.

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Orion Talent’s Newest Veteran Hiring Survey Reveals Why Businesses Strive to Hire Veterans

10/18/2018 9:28:09 AM

Orion Talent is pleased to announce the release of its latest survey, 2018 Veteran Hiring Survey: Exploring the Bottom-line Value of Hiring Veteran Talent. The survey included talent acquisition leaders nationwide and aimed to discover whether they see veterans transitioning from Active Duty as part of the solution to the current labor shortage.

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RPO Solutions for the Technology Industry's Talent Acquisition Challenges

10/11/2018 9:50:05 AM

We’ve all had it happen: the cell phone you bought a few months ago is now obsolete as the newer, more advanced model hits the stores. The constantly evolving world of technology takes an abundance of talented individuals to make these innovations possible.

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The Battle for Skilled Talent in the Oil & Gas Industry

10/4/2018 8:38:20 AM

Orion CEO Mike Starich’s latest article, “Skilled Talent Shortage, Market Uncertainty Complicate Hiring in Oil & Gas” for Manufacturing.net, explores the skilled talent shortage being experienced in the oil and gas industry. The battle for talent in this industry is heating up, but there are ways to combat it.

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Atlanta & San Diego Distinguished Candidate Conferences Offer Unique Opportunities to Hire Top Military Talent

9/27/2018 10:30:38 AM

Orion Talent will be holding our last two Distinguished Candidate Conferences (DCC) of 2018 in Atlanta, GA, and San Diego, CA, on October 8 & 9. These events will host more than 40 different company interview lineups and 120 military officer candidates. Orion's National DCCs are an opportunity to interview the very best Military Officers within our candidate pool for positions in Engineering, Sales, Leadership Development and Operations Management.

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Orion Novotus Ranks on HRO Today's 2018 Baker's Dozen for Top RPO Providers

9/20/2018 9:30:28 AM

Orion Novotus, a leader in recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), has been named among the top Enterprise RPO providers in the HRO Today's 2018 Baker's Dozen Rankings.

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Ghost Story 2018: When Candidates and New Hires Go Dark

9/12/2018 9:15:58 AM

There’s a new ghost story that’s unlikely to hit the shelves at bookstores or make its on-screen debut. It’s not thrilling and certainly lacks entertainment, but it haunts Talent Acquisition and Hiring Managers each day. The plot of this ghost story is a scenario you likely know too well: candidates blowing off scheduled job interviews or accepting offers only to vanish without a trace.

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Feeling the Squeeze: The Looming Talent Crunch

9/5/2018 9:25:21 AM

The recently released Korn Ferry report “Future of Work: The Global Talent Crunch” paints an alarming picture of a brewing issue that promises to disrupt labor markets across many industries and countries.

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