How to Retain Talent and Fight Employee Attrition
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.
Department of Labor Prepares to Launch HIRE Vets Medallion Award for 2019
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.
Ghost Story 2018: When Candidates and New Hires Go Dark
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.
The New Way to MBA: Earn Your MBA While Building Momentum in your Career
Orion Talent is proud of our partnership with the Jack Welch Management Institute (JWMI) to help accelerate the career trajectories of our Alumni and Customers by earning an MBA. The JWMI MBA program provides immediately actionable practices needed to drive results in any industry, and is taught by hand-picked faculty members who are experts in their fields.
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.
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?
TA Trendsetters: Efficiency & Engagement in Talent Acquisition
We are pleased to present our fourth issue of Talent Acquisition (TA) Trendsetters. In Efficiency & Engagement in Talent Acquisition, Malaika Kattke, Human Resources Director, Corporate and Field Operations at QAD, shares effective recruitment tools and insights on maximizing efficiency within the industry.
TA Trendsetters: Look Out! Disruption and the Future Ahead
In our latest issue of Talent Acquisition Trendsetters, Orion Talent is proud to present an in-depth look at disruptors within talent acquisition and insight into innovation in the recruitment industry.
6 Ways to Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day
Your employees work hard to drive your bottom line, represent your company, and affect change, so why not celebrate them? Today is Employee Appreciation Day and we have gathered six ways to show your appreciation:
7 Ways to Turn Winter Mehs into Winter Yays
Whether you call it the Winter Blues or Seasonal Affective Disorder, the short, cold days, and post-holiday letdown this time of year can lead to a serious case of the blahs, especially at work.