Veteran Spotlight: Elison Talabong
This week, we’re proud to profile Elison Talabong, a former US Navy Aviation Ordnanceman Senior Chief Petty Officer who is now a Product Support Engineer with Axcelis Technologies. Elison worked with Orion in late 2018 to help find his post-military career.
Paying “Market Average”? Time to Reevaluate your Compensation Strategy
In his guest post, Dave Lehmkuhl, Regional Manager at Orion Talent, explores why companies should reevaluate paying “market average” salaries in order to recruit top talent.
Careers for Veterans with DECO
Orion has recently partnered with DECO, a privately held, global provider of law enforcement, military training, security solutions, and specialized technical services to government clients throughout the world. Over the past 31 years, DECO has grown from three employees and a handful of clients, to more than 2,200 professionals operating in unison across 75 countries.
Build Your Veteran Outreach Solution Online
You already know that military job seeker quality is second to none. As demonstrated by our 2018 Veteran Hiring Survey: Exploring the Bottom-line Value of Hiring Veteran Talent, you know they possess experience, have demonstrated performance in high-stress situations, and are graduates of the nation's military academies, top colleges, and leading technical schools. But how do you reach these candidates if you don’t have the resources (time, budget, or personnel) to build out a full veteran recruiting program?
Military to Civilian Transition Timeline
Are you separating from the military within the next year and not sure where to begin your job search? To help get you started in the right direction, Orion has created a transition timeline guide to ensure you are doing everything possible to prepare yourself for success in the civilian workplace.
Bad Hiring Decisions - Why are they made, and what can be done? [WATCH THE PANEL DISCUSSION]
High turnover rate has been a growing issue among businesses, and recently became the topic of discussion on the webinar: Why are bad hiring decisions made, and what can be done?
Job Seeker Resources for Transitioning Military and Veterans
With nearly 200,000 service members transitioning out of the military every year, companies and organizations realize the importance of helping veterans find civilian jobs.
Mike Starich and Barbara Humpton Write about How to Improve Veteran Recruiting for Manufacturing.net
Manufacturing.net recently featured an article co-authored by Mike Starich, CEO of Orion Talent, and Barbara Humpton, CEO of Siemens USA, titled “Accelerating and Improving Veteran Hiring.” Starich and Humpton are well suited to this topic as both practitioners and thought leaders in the field of veteran recruiting.
What Are “Soft Skills?”
If you are transitioning from the military and looking for a civilian career, you’ve probably heard the phrase “soft skills” to describe the unique qualities that you possess that companies are looking for. But what are “soft skills?”
Why Hire Military Talent? It’s All in the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]
Are you among the 99% of American companies today hiring veterans? This compelling statistic from Orion Talent’s latest survey clearly illustrates that hiring veterans is beneficial on multiple levels. If you are not among this vast majority, it may be time to consider the quantifiable benefits of recruiting veterans.
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