What Are “Soft Skills?”
If you are transitioning from the military and looking for a civilian career, you’ve probably heard the phrase “soft skills” to describe the unique qualities that you possess that companies are looking for. But what are “soft skills?”
Transitioning out of the Military? Like it or not, you are now a salesperson. Read a book on sales!
Over the years, I have talked with many thousands of Veterans getting ready to transition from active duty. A very small percentage of those people think they are interested in considering sales-related positions.
#WhyWait? - Start Your Career Search Now
One of the first questions to cross a veteran's mind when they consider transitioning to the civilian world is when to begin the career search. Many veterans wait until a few months before they separate or retire. But, in most cases, the right answer is that it is never too early to start working with a military recruiting firm to find your civilian career.
Veteran Spotlight: Matt DeLuca
This week, we’re proud to profile Matt DeLuca, a former USMC Low Altitude Air Defense Captain who is now a Senior Project Manager with Stryker. Matt worked with Orion in June 2016 to help find his second post-military career.
Work with Orion Talent to Find Junior Military Officer Jobs - Here's Why
With over 26 years of experience under our belt, Orion Talent continues to successfully match Junior Military Officers with civilian careers. We offer an industry leading preparation program completely FREE of charge to our candidates, all while working with JMO Recruiters who are also former Military Officers.
Orion hire Daniel Canizales speaks to KXAN-TV about his new career in the Homebuilding Industry
In July of this year, KXAN-TV, an NBC affiliate in Austin, Texas, reported on a growing workforce shortage in the homebuilding industry amidst a boom in the industry. Orion is proud to be a part of the solution to this problem, as Veterans are a natural fit for homebuilding, and companies are actively seeking to hire military to help alleviate the workforce crunch felt as the demand for new homes increases.
Industry Spotlight: Veterans in Construction
Here at Orion, we have helped more than 1000 veterans begin exciting new civilian careers in the construction industry.
4 Tips for Working with a Military Recruiting Firm
Making the transition from military to civilian life is an exciting time in the life of a veteran. Location, career, and compensation are among the many things that will be changing. This opportunity to start a new chapter also presents many challenges, perhaps the most overwhelming of which is finding and securing a satisfying civilian job.
Hot Industries for Veterans in 2017
GI Jobs recently shared new stats from the Department of Labor listing seven industries that have shown notable growth over the first six months of the year. Included in these seven are Manufacturing and Construction, both of which Orion Talent has seen veterans have great success.
Hire Veterans for These 4 Great Manufacturing Positions
Manufacturing has long been an excellent fit for transitioning veterans. Companies like Ardagh Group and Honda leverage the talent and leadership veterans bring with them from the military.
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