Exciting Career Opportunities for Veterans with Schwan’s
Since 2017, Orion has partnered with Schwan’s to provide careers for veterans into Area Manager and Area Manager-in-Training roles. From home to stores, restaurants and more, Schwan's products are everywhere you eat. Schwan's sells quality frozen food on its traditional delivery trucks, in grocery-store freezers, and in the food-service industry. Some of Schwan's notable brands include: Freschetta and Red Baron pizzas, Edward’s and Mrs. Smith’s desserts, and many more.
Veteran Unemployment Rate At Near-Record Low
The Department of Labor recently released a report stating that the veteran unemployment rate was 2.9 percent, down from 3.7 percent in 2017, and 4.3 percent in 2016. This is the second time that the rate has dropped below 3 percent.
Want to Set Yourself Apart During the Job Interview? Write a Thank You Note
As we come upon the Thanksgiving holiday and reflecting on all that we have to be thankful for, an important and fitting step in the interview process is writing a thank you note to everyone that you interviewed with. This is perhaps one of the most commonly overlooked steps, but taking the time to write a concise thank you note can turn you from a potential hire into a definite hire.
USA Today Explores the Improved Veteran Labor Market
USA Today recently took notice of the excellent veterans unemployment news released for last month. In his article, “Veterans returning to civilian life find a more welcoming labor market,” writer Russ Wiles follows one veteran job seeker's career search and shares advice from Orion CEO, Mike Starich.
Podcast: 7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Left the Military
Transitioning from a military career to the corporate world can be a trying process for the nearly 220,000 U.S. veterans who leave Active Duty each year. Along with the common stressors of translating your military experience to a civilian career and adapting to a new environment, a military-to-civilian transition can bring some unique challenges that you may not have anticipated.
Veterans Day Discounts to Thank You for Your Service
Sunday, November 11th marks Veterans Day, a federal holiday to commemorate and honor all those who have served in the US military. The holiday coincides with Armistice Day, which is celebrated in other parts of the world to honor the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I, ending hostilities at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918.
Follow Orion Talent on Social Media for Job Opportunities, Event Updates, and More!
Are you following Orion Talent across our social media platforms? Keeping up to date with Orion on social media is a great way to stay in touch with various job opportunities, hiring conference event updates, upcoming base visits, testimonials, contests, and more.
Lance Bagley, West Point Grad and Army Veteran, Delivers Keynote Address at Orion’s National Distinguished Candidate Conference
Lance Bagley, West Point graduate and former Army Infantry Officer, delivered the keynote address at Orion’s National Distinguished Candidate Conference, held in Atlanta on October 8th - 9th.
PODCAST: VA Loans - Myths and Facts with BBMC Mortgage
A VA loan is a mortgage loan that is guaranteed by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Of the 20+ million active duty service members and veterans with mortgages, less than 6% are utilizing their VA mortgage benefit, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. BBMC's mission is to increase that number exponentially, as they believe that too few qualified veterans and active-duty service members use their VA home loan benefits.
#OrionChat on FAQs in the Military to Civilian Transition Process
Last Wednesday, October 3rd, Orion held our inaugural #orionchat “tweet chat” on our Twitter, @orioncareers. In case you aren’t familiar with the concept, a tweet chat is a live conversation on Twitter to discuss a specific topic - we kicked off our first one ever to answer commonly asked questions about the military to transition process.
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