Job Seeker Resources for Transitioning Military and Veterans
With nearly 200,000 service members transitioning out of the military every year, companies and organizations realize the importance of helping veterans find civilian jobs.
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?”
PODCAST: Top 10 Myths About Working with a Military Recruiter
As a military job seeker, chances are you've been cautioned not to work with a military recruiter. There are many articles online that tell you that you'll have plenty of opportunities on your own, recruiters are motivated by personal gain rather than your success, and the list goes on.
Translate Leadership Lessons from the Marines into your Civilian Career
G.I. Jobs recently wrote an article highlighting five leadership lessons learned in the Marines - lead by example, make decisions, be confident, know your Marines, and understand the potential risk. Each of these lessons can translate into a civilian career. By understanding each leadership attribute, you can utilize these attributes throughout the interview process and upon beginning your new career.
Follow #OrionTalentJobs and Stay Connected in Your Job Search
Are you following our new hashtag #OrionTalentJobs? All current job openings shared on our social media channels, including LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter, will include #OrionTalentJobs to give you added visibility on our current career opportunities.
New Year’s Resolution for Job Seekers: Ace Your Interviews
If you are transitioning from the military soon or seeking a career change, start the year off right and take actions now to positively impact your future career, by taking the time to perfect your interview process.
Orion's Top Podcasts of 2018
Orion’s From the Battlefield to the Boardroom podcast is dedicated to supporting military job seekers throughout the transition process and beyond, by providing valuable insight and guidance from other Veterans and business leaders. Whether you’re planning your military transition or have already landed your dream job, our podcast covers resume assistance, interview tips, financial resources, relocation advice, and everything in between.
Exciting Career Opportunities for Veterans with Schwan’s
Since 2017, Orion has partnered with Schwan’s to provide careers for veterans into Area Manager and Area Manager-in-Training roles. From home to stores, restaurants and more, Schwan's products are everywhere you eat. Schwan's sells quality frozen food on its traditional delivery trucks, in grocery-store freezers, and in the food-service industry. Some of Schwan's notable brands include: Freschetta and Red Baron pizzas, Edward’s and Mrs. Smith’s desserts, and many more.
Veteran Unemployment Rate At Near-Record Low
The Department of Labor recently released a report stating that the veteran unemployment rate was 2.9 percent, down from 3.7 percent in 2017, and 4.3 percent in 2016. This is the second time that the rate has dropped below 3 percent.
VIDEO: Careers for Veterans with Concrete Polishing & Restoration
Orion has proudly partnered with Concrete Polishing and Restoration (CPR), a nationwide industrial flooring company, to provide rewarding careers for former and transitioning service members. With its steady, continued growth and highly skilled workforce, CPR is considered the industry's most elite applicator of polished concrete systems.
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