Keys to Acing a Virtual Interview
Whether you're participating in an in-person or virtual interview, your goal is the same -- to make a lasting impression that helps you advance in the hiring process.
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.
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 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.
Happy Holidays from the Orion Team!
It’s that time of the year when we are all in the Holiday spirit, listening to Christmas music, decorating, buying gifts for the ones we love, eating food galore, gathering with co-workers, friends, and family, and of course wearing ugly holiday sweaters!
Wayfair Vice President Presents to Junior Military Officers
It was an honor to have Wayfair’s Vice President of Government and Industry Relations, Michael O’Hanlon, present to our Junior Military Officers at a recent Distinguished Candidate Conference, addressing Wayfair’s military hiring initiative and his own transition from the military to the private sector.
Orion Team Members Making a Difference in the Triangle
Hundreds of low-income homeowners in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area of North Carolina are living in unacceptable conditions without the means to move or improve their environments. Rebuilding Together of the Triangle (RTT) is on a mission to provide these families with a safe, healthy home.
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