5 Reasons to be Thankful for Veterans in the Civilian Workplace

11/21/2018 8:55:16 AM

It’s the time of year when we reflect on all that we have to be thankful for in our personal life. This is also an important part of your professional life. Evaluating what you are thankful for at work helps you fine-tune your goals for the next year. One thing we can all be thankful for professionally is the impact veterans make every day in their civilian jobs.

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Want to Set Yourself Apart During the Job Interview? Write a Thank You Note

11/20/2018 8:23:31 AM

As we come upon the Thanksgiving holiday and reflecting on all that we have to be thankful for, an important and fitting step in the interview process is writing a thank you note to everyone that you interviewed with. This is perhaps one of the most commonly overlooked steps, but taking the time to write a concise thank you note can turn you from a potential hire into a definite hire.

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USA Today Explores the Improved Veteran Labor Market

11/15/2018 10:26:42 AM

USA Today recently took notice of the excellent veterans unemployment news released for last month. In his article, “Veterans returning to civilian life find a more welcoming labor market,” writer Russ Wiles follows one veteran job seeker's career search and shares advice from Orion CEO, Mike Starich.

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Podcast: 7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Left the Military

11/13/2018 11:39:37 AM

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.

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Now is the Time to Hire Veterans - Veteran Unemployment Rate at Near Record Low

11/8/2018 9:05:55 AM

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%.

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Veterans Day Discounts to Thank You for Your Service

11/6/2018 10:47:57 AM

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.

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INFOGRAPHIC - Reduce Your Turnover With RPO

11/1/2018 9:21:34 AM

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.

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Follow Orion Talent on Social Media for Job Opportunities, Event Updates, and More!

10/30/2018 10:53:26 AM

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.

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Department of Labor Prepares to Launch HIRE Vets Medallion Award for 2019

10/25/2018 9:10:44 AM

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.

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Lance Bagley, West Point Grad and Army Veteran, Delivers Keynote Address at Orion’s National Distinguished Candidate Conference

10/23/2018 10:39:31 AM

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.

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