Ghost Story 2018: When Candidates and New Hires Go Dark
There’s a new ghost story that’s unlikely to hit the shelves at bookstores or make its on-screen debut. It’s not thrilling and certainly lacks entertainment, but it haunts Talent Acquisition and Hiring Managers each day. The plot of this ghost story is a scenario you likely know too well: candidates blowing off scheduled job interviews or accepting offers only to vanish without a trace.
PODCAST: Careers for Veterans with Service Experts
Orion is currently recruiting former and transitioning service members for a variety of careers with Service Experts across 90+ locations nationwide. Locations include Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Chicago, Denver, Raleigh, Dallas, Nashville and many more.
ABB Named #8 on Fortune Magazine’s List of Companies that are “Changing the World”
ABB was recently named #8 on Fortune Magazine’s fourth annual “Change the World” list, a global ranking of more than 50 companies whose innovative work is making a significant, positive social impact around the world.
Feeling the Squeeze: The Looming Talent Crunch
The recently released Korn Ferry report “Future of Work: The Global Talent Crunch” paints an alarming picture of a brewing issue that promises to disrupt labor markets across many industries and countries.
Changes to the ‘Forever’ GI Bill - What It Means for You
Created specifically for returning WWII veterans, the GI Bill provides tuition expense benefits for service members to attend a college or vocational/technical school. The Bill underwent a change after the events of 9/11. While it still funded a public undergraduate education to veterans who have served four years on active duty since 9/11, a monthly living stipend while pursuing a degree was added, and as well as the ability to transfer benefits to a spouse or children, to be used within 15 years of service.
Do You Know What to Ask During an Interview?
Many employers have admitted challenges when it comes to evaluating a veteran during a job interview. This is often because veterans have difficulty explaining how their military experience relates to the needs of the civilian employer. Asking the right interview questions can help you determine whether the candidate is a good fit for the position you are filling, as well as how likely they are to succeed within your organization.
Recognition Done Right: Reduce Turnover and Create a Culture of High Performance
Take a look around your office. Are your employees happy to be there? Are they engaged in their work? Would it surprise you to learn that 70% are not? According to a Gallup poll, less than 1 in 3 American workers are engaged, costing the nation $450 billion to $550 billion per year in lost productivity.
Does Your Resume Contain These Three Important Words?
Transitioning from a military career to a civilian career can be a daunting and challenging journey. You likely have concerns about how to translate your the skills and experience you’ve gained in the military to help you stand out when interviewing for a civilian career. According to a recent article from U.S. Veterans Magazine, there are three words every veteran should list on their resume and mention in their interviews.
WEBINAR: Boost Your Personal Brand and Grow Your Business on LinkedIn
With more than 560 million users worldwide, LinkedIn is an essential tool for students, job seekers, recruiters and business professionals. Whether you’re searching for your next career opportunity or looking to create connections with thought-leaders or people in your industry, It’s important that your profile shows your passion for what you’re currently doing and where you want to go.
How to Weather the Trade Wars
In his most recent article, “How to Not Become a Trade War Casualty,” for Recruiting Daily, Mike Starich, CEO of Orion Talent, explores how companies can create a good contingency plan to maintain control and minimize risk amidst tariff talks. Mike advises that, although the tariff talks may ultimately be a negotiating tactic, having a Plan B is the best way forward.