PODCAST: The Business Case for Hiring Veterans
Veteran recruiting is a top priority for many companies. However, attracting high quality veteran talent and translating their experience into a civilian career can be challenging for Recruiters and Hiring Managers. Alex Jigger, Senior Account Executive at Orion Talent, joined our Hire a Hero, Hire a Vet podcast to discuss the challenges of military hiring from the perspective of both the job seeker and the employer.
Happy Fourth of July!
As we celebrate our nation’s 242nd birthday, Orion would like to take a moment to reflect on the values that make America the land of the free and the home of the brave.
FREE E-BOOK - Winning Strategies from Talent Acquisition Leaders
We are excited to announce the release of our first TA Trendsetters e-book. Launched in 2017, TA Trendsetters is an Orion Talent publication dedicated to exploring how industry experts are boosting productivity, precision, and predictability.
10 Steps You Must Take for a Proactive Recruiting Program
Are your recruiting efforts primarily reactive, and not delivering the quality and quantity of candidates your company needs? This is a common problem affecting organizations as they experience the current skilled talent shortage faced throughout the country.
TAKE OUR SURVEY: Identifying the Ideal Veteran Candidate for Your Open Position
Recent record unemployment levels are good for many job seekers, but have they been good for military talent and the employers who are committed to hiring them? Orion Talent is dedicated to helping organizations attract, hire, and retain military veterans. With this goal in mind, we are conducting a brief Veterans Recruitment Survey designed to uncover where military sourcing is succeeding and where businesses need help.
Thank you for Your Support in Hiring our Nation’s Veterans
As we head full steam into the summer months and Military Appreciation Month draws to a close, we want to thank you for recognizing the value our nation's military service members bring to new careers and for supporting them by offering them high-quality jobs in the civilian world.
How to Create an OJT or Apprenticeship Program for Veterans
Did you know that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has created a program which allows companies to utilize GI Bill funds to create apprenticeship and/or on-the-job training programs for Veterans?
What Military Appreciation Month Means to Orion
With observances including Memorial Day, Military Spouse Appreciation Day, and Armed Forces Day, it’s fitting that May has been designated Military Appreciation Month. Declared National Military Appreciation Month in 1999 by Congress, this is a special month in which we honor those who have served our country.
4 Strategies for Fixing your Outdated Recruiting Budget
The budget season may be months away, but, according to Mike Starich, CEO of Orion Talent, now is a good time to make your budget work for you throughout the year.
Despite Manufacturing Skill Gaps, Siemens Is Hiring & Thriving
On Wednesday, May 9, Mike Brown, Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Americas Region, for Siemens USA, joined me at the IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo in Raleigh, North Carolina. We were there to share our ideas on how manufacturers can address one of the most serious challenges we face today: the skilled talent shortage. How big is the challenge?