Hiring Conference vs. Job Fairs
While a Military Hiring Conference and a Veteran Job Fair may seem like synonymous hiring methods, they are very different.
Talent Solutions Survey Results Now Available - Making the Grade: Where Talent Solution Providers Succeed (and Fail)
On June 7, Orion Talent released the results of its survey, Making the Grade: Where Talent Solution Providers Succeed (and Fail).
Veterans Benchmark for VEVRAA Compliance Adjusted to 6.7 Percent
Originally passed in 1974, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) aimed to provide assistance to returning Vietnam veterans and to protect them from employment discrimination. VEVRAA is one of two key federal laws prohibiting discrimination against returning veterans.
Engineering Careers for Veterans
Engineering is an in-demand career field and encompasses a broad range of positions. While many JMO candidates don’t feel qualified for a position in this field since they have been out of school for several years, in many cases it doesn’t matter if you have an engineering degree or not.
How to Claim Federal Tax Credits for Hiring Veterans
Hiring veterans comes with a variety of great benefits, ranging from the leadership and technical skills veterans bring to the table to cost benefits, like relocation savings or savings on healthcare premiums.
Employee Appreciation : Small gestures that will have a big impact on your employees
Maya Angelou said it best: “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
5 States Offering Tax Credits for Hiring Veterans
The extension through 2019 of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program (WOTC), namely the Returning Heroes and Wounded Warrior Credits, offer a great incentive to hiring veterans.
Completing the Mission: Careers for Veterans in Project Management
Project Management Institute (PMI) research anticipates that between 2010 and 2020, there will be a more than 12% increase in demand for project management practitioners in the U.S.
Orion International Changes Name to Orion Talent, Expands Service Offerings
About Orion International Name Change to Orion Talent - and Expanding Service Offerings
6 Advantages of Hiring Military Personnel Through Orion
Veterans have a great deal to offer to potential civilian employers, including qualities such as leadership, decision making, persistence, and attention to detail. However, for civilian employers, understanding what skills veterans have received formal training in, and will likely demonstrate on the job, can be challenging.