Industry Spotlight: Veterans in Construction
Here at Orion, we have helped more than 1000 veterans begin exciting new civilian careers in the construction industry.
What the "Forever GI Bill" Means for Veterans and Current Service Members
Last week, President Trump put pen to paper making the “Forever GI Bill” official. Formally known as the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, the new bill makes many changes.
Bachelor’s Degree vs. Military Experience
Veterans bring a diverse range of skillsets with them to the civilian world. They have the proven ability to learn new skills and concepts. In addition, they can enter your workforce with identifiable and transferable skills, proven in real world situations.
4 Tips for Working with a Military Recruiting Firm
Making the transition from military to civilian life is an exciting time in the life of a veteran. Location, career, and compensation are among the many things that will be changing. This opportunity to start a new chapter also presents many challenges, perhaps the most overwhelming of which is finding and securing a satisfying civilian job.
Student Veterans Working with Orion
Regardless of how long you have until graduation, it's never too early to begin working with Orion. Orion is the nation's largest military career placement firm, and we'll help put your hard-earned degree to work. Watch the video below to learn more about working with Orion.
VIDEO: Unboxing an Offer Letter
Check out our unboxing video to find out what it's like to receive an offer letter from a great company like PPL Electric Utilities!
Inside Look at an Orion Talent Hiring Conference
Are you thinking about attending an Orion Talent Hiring Conference? Check out our inside look at last week’s Orion Talent Hiring Conference in Virginia Beach to learn more about what you can expect.
Hot Industries for Veterans in 2017
GI Jobs recently shared new stats from the Department of Labor listing seven industries that have shown notable growth over the first six months of the year. Included in these seven are Manufacturing and Construction, both of which Orion Talent has seen veterans have great success.
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.
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.
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