Making the Most of a Tight Recruiting Budget
How will the eventful news cycle of 2017 and cyclical nature of many industries affect recruiters’ budgets this year? Orion CEO Mike Starich answered these questions, and others, in a recent article for Recruiting Daily, “What Do You Do When You Need to Hire But Don’t Have the Recruiting Budget?”
Achieve the goal of home ownership in 2018
According to the US Department of Veteran Affairs, less than 6% of 20 million-plus eligible Active Duty service members and Veterans with mortgages are utilizing their VA Mortgage Loan benefit. Orion Talent has proudly partnered with BBMC Mortgage to help transitioning and former military service members achieve the goal of home ownership.
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.
The Best Cities to Find Work in 2018
Are you transitioning out of the military and looking for a new civilian career? If you are considering relocating for a new career, read on to learn more about this year’s best cities to find work in the U.S. WalletHub compared data from 182 different cities in the U.S. with two key dimensions in mind: “job market” and “socioeconomic”. They then judged these dimensions using 26 different metrics including “job opportunities”, “unemployment rate”, “median annual income”, and “average commute time,” resulting in a total score out of 100 possible points.
How to Source and Recruit from 600,000+ Military & Veteran Candidates
Reach 600,000+ of the nation's most sought-after Military & Veteran candidates through Orion's customized Employment Brand Marketing and Outreach solutions with flexible applicant delivery models.
New Year, New Job?
If one of your New Year's Resolutions is to find a new job, you don't want to miss this weeks podcast episode, New Year, New Job. January is a great time to begin your job search. Key decision makers are back in the office after the holidays, and budgeting and workforce planning are on your side.
Top Ten Employer Blog Posts from 2017
Check out our top ten list of our most read employer blog posts from 2017:
Top Ten Job Seeker Blog Posts from 2017
Check out our top ten list of our most read job seeker blog posts from 2017:
Virtual Builders Exchange Reports on the Construction Industry Hiring Veterans to Address Skilled Labor Shortages
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the construction industry will need to add 1.6 million jobs over the next four years. However, some construction employers have been hampered by a shortage of skilled labor. A recent workforce survey from the Associated General Contractors of America showed 69 percent of Texas contractors report having difficulty finding qualified workers.
4 Ways to Stay Ahead of Labor Challenges in 2018
Earlier this month, Mike Starich, CEO of Orion Talent, wrote an article for Manufacturing Business Technology discussing upcoming economic trends heading into 2018 and their potential to impact workforce planning.