From Marine to Beauty Queen: One Veteran’s Search for a Meaningful Life
Marine, Police Officer, Account Manager, Pageant Contestant, and Philanthropist - these are a few of the titles Orion alumna Melissa Matis has had throughout her career.
Veterans Day, Every Day - Resources for Employers Hiring Our Nation's Heroes
Veterans Day may have been Monday; but, at Orion, every day is about veterans! Founded in 1991 by five former Junior Military Officers to help veterans find meaningful careers, we are proud to continue our mission 28 years later. And we are thankful to partner with companies that understand the technical expertise and leadership former service members bring to their civilian careers.
New E-Book - 1999-2019: Lessons Learned from 20 Years of Military Hiring
Twenty years have passed since Andy Pero and Shane Bishop, Account Executives at Orion Talent and Service Academy graduates, began their post-military careers at Orion. During that time, Andy and Shane have helped at least 400 companies hire more than 2,000 veterans, and have gleaned some valuable best practices. We are excited to share their insight in our new e-book, “1999-2009: Lessons Learned from 20 Years of Military Hiring.”
Military Service Academy Candidates 101
Undoubtedly, you have heard of the United States Military Academy (USMA), the United States Naval Academy (USNA), or the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA), but do you know what it means to be a graduate of one of these schools? Hiring a Service Academy graduates means you are hiring the future leaders of your organization who have the education and experience to affect change.
How to be a Featured Employer with Orion Talent
Orion is proud to feature our top client companies who have distinguished themselves in their commitment to hiring Military on a dedicated webpage, showcasing their status. These companies realize the value that Veterans bring to the workforce and continually seek to add transitioning and former Military service members to their ranks.
Here’s Why Veterans are a Great Fit for Manufacturing
If you are in the manufacturing industry, you have undoubtedly experienced the technical skills crunch. As workers retire and less people attend technical schools, it can be hard to fill open positions. In his article for The Association of Manufacturing Technology, Orion Talent VP of Client Solutions Steve Casey writes that hiring veterans is the solution.
Why Trust your Veteran Outreach to Orion Talent?
Orion Talent is the top brand and recognized leader within the military talent community. Our reputation and trust from our talent is paramount, and our brand is synonymous with post-military employment, as 7500+ employers have hired 45,000+ Veterans through Orion Talent since 1991.
Orion Talent and NWRA Partner to Connect Veterans with Careers in the Waste and Recycling Industry
Orion Talent is excited to announce our partnership with the National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA). Through this collaboration, NWRA association members will have direct access to military veteran job seekers, as well as accredited training programs.
Call to Order: New Podcast for Employers from Orion Talent
Orion Talent is excited to announce the launch of Call To Order, a weekly podcast featuring two Army veterans discussing a variety of recruiting trends and the value veterans bring to the civilian business world.
Three Ways to Hire Veterans This Summer
Summer is here, but smart employers know not to let the relaxed pace of the season overshadow their recruiting initiatives. Veteran unemployment is at a record low, and as more companies leverage this top talent, it is important to stay competitive, even at a traditionally slower time of year.
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