Veteran Spotlight: Danny Peters

4/16/2019 11:12:51 AM

This week, we’re proud to profile Danny Peters, a former US Navy Officer who is now a Field Engineer with Hensel Phelps. Danny worked with Orion in August 2018 to help find his post-military career.

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How to Interview Military Job Seekers Across the Country This Spring & Summer

4/11/2019 8:56:43 AM

If you are like most employers, you realize the many benefits of hiring veterans, know that the quality of military candidates is second to none, and aim to incorporate veterans into your hiring initiatives. You know that veterans possess experience, training, and education that is unmatched by their peers. But, do you know how to best reach this talent?

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Nationwide Franchise Opportunities with RedLine Athletics

4/9/2019 9:46:45 AM

RedLine Athletics is a Youth Athletic Training Center that aims to help young athletes excel in their sport. The company began franchising its operations in 2013, led by John Leonesio, Founder of Massage Envy, The Joint Chiropractic, and many other successful franchises.The company is looking to expand its business into new territories and is seeking motivated military veterans to join its team as franchise owners.

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Employee Turnover: The Costs and How to Combat It

4/4/2019 9:35:17 AM

“Where do you see yourself in five years?” “What is your biggest weakness?” These types of interview questions may be contributing to the revolving door of employees your company is experiencing. Companies lacking an effective interviewing strategy risk high turnover. Increased turnover leads to increased costs and shared burden, as well as decreased morale and productivity. As demonstrated by our recent infographic, it is estimated that this type of turnover costs between 100% to 300% of an employee’s salary.

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Introducing New Orion Job Search Alerts!

4/2/2019 11:18:44 AM

We are pleased to announce a new feature to help make your job search easier - Orion job search alerts! Our job search alerts are designed to help you refine our current openings to positions that are a match with your background, skills, and preferences.

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Case Study: Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) for Manufacturing

3/28/2019 10:06:19 AM

Does your company’s hiring process lack structure? Do you need a slate of quality candidates from which to hire? Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) through Orion Novotus, an Orion Talent company, is the answer.

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Would you Buy a House without a Realtor? The Top Five Ways Military Recruiters are like Realtors

3/26/2019 10:24:16 AM

Would you purchase a house without consulting a realtor? What about transitioning out of the military and starting a civilian career without the help of a military recruiter? Brian Henry, Senior Vice President at Orion Talent, breaks down the top five ways military recruiters are like realtors, and how you can utilize this resource to achieve the best possible outcome - a rewarding career after the military.

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How Brand Marketing and Outreach Accelerates Veteran Hiring

3/21/2019 8:43:27 AM

A recent blog post on Social Talent titled, “Use Employer Branding to Build Outstanding Talent Pipelines” explores a key aspect of Brand Marketing and Outreach. In his article, author William Ryan writes, “According to a recent poll by Glassdoor – 84% of candidates would leave their current position for a company with a great employer brand.” This is an impressive stat that drives home the importance of a proactive recruiting program that implements Brand Marketing.

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High Schooler Ashley Kimbel Uses Siemens USA Solid Edge Software to Build Prosthetic Limb for Local USMC Veteran

3/19/2019 10:49:09 AM

When Huntsville, AL high school senior Ashley Kimbel heard about Kendall Bane’s story and his limitations with his prosthetic limb hindering his active outdoor lifestyle, she decided to come up with a solution.

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5 Tips for Better Employee Engagement

3/14/2019 8:47:10 AM

Employee development is an increasingly important part of any manager's job. Happy, fulfilled employees contribute more. According to Jack Welch, Executive Chairman for the Jack Welch Management Institute and former CEO of GE, “There are only three measurements that tell you nearly everything you need to know about your organization’s overall performance: employee engagement, customer satisfaction, and cash flow."

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