Podcast: 7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Left the Military
Transitioning from a military career to the corporate world can be a trying process for the nearly 220,000 U.S. veterans who leave Active Duty each year. Along with the common stressors of translating your military experience to a civilian career and adapting to a new environment, a military-to-civilian transition can bring some unique challenges that you may not have anticipated.
Now is the Time to Hire Veterans - Veteran Unemployment Rate at Near Record Low
The U.S. Department of Labor BLS just released October’s unemployment numbers, and the news is great for our nation’s veterans just in time for Veterans Day. In October, the veteran unemployment rate was 2.9%, as compared to the non-veteran unemployment rate of 3.5%. Overall unemployment was unchanged at 3.7%.
Veterans Day Discounts to Thank You for Your Service
Sunday, November 11th marks Veterans Day, a federal holiday to commemorate and honor all those who have served in the US military. The holiday coincides with Armistice Day, which is celebrated in other parts of the world to honor the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I, ending hostilities at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918.
INFOGRAPHIC - Reduce Your Turnover With RPO
How does high turnover negatively impact your organization? The organizational cost of employee turnover is estimated to range between 100% and 300% of the employee which you are replacing. The negative effects include high recruiting costs, decreased employee morale, and damage to your employer brand.
Follow Orion Talent on Social Media for Job Opportunities, Event Updates, and More!
Are you following Orion Talent across our social media platforms? Keeping up to date with Orion on social media is a great way to stay in touch with various job opportunities, hiring conference event updates, upcoming base visits, testimonials, contests, and more.
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.
Lance Bagley, West Point Grad and Army Veteran, Delivers Keynote Address at Orion’s National Distinguished Candidate Conference
Lance Bagley, West Point graduate and former Army Infantry Officer, delivered the keynote address at Orion’s National Distinguished Candidate Conference, held in Atlanta on October 8th - 9th.
Orion Talent’s Newest Veteran Hiring Survey Reveals Why Businesses Strive to Hire Veterans
Orion Talent is pleased to announce the release of its latest survey, 2018 Veteran Hiring Survey: Exploring the Bottom-line Value of Hiring Veteran Talent. The survey included talent acquisition leaders nationwide and aimed to discover whether they see veterans transitioning from Active Duty as part of the solution to the current labor shortage.
PODCAST: VA Loans - Myths and Facts with BBMC Mortgage
A VA loan is a mortgage loan that is guaranteed by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Of the 20+ million active duty service members and veterans with mortgages, less than 6% are utilizing their VA mortgage benefit, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. BBMC's mission is to increase that number exponentially, as they believe that too few qualified veterans and active-duty service members use their VA home loan benefits.
RPO Solutions for the Technology Industry's Talent Acquisition Challenges
We’ve all had it happen: the cell phone you bought a few months ago is now obsolete as the newer, more advanced model hits the stores. The constantly evolving world of technology takes an abundance of talented individuals to make these innovations possible.