Careers for Veterans in the Oil and Gas Industry
The Oil & Gas industry is a global powerhouse employing hundreds of thousands of workers worldwide as well as generating hundreds of billions of dollars globally each year. While the oil & gas industry is always changing, a career in the industry is steady, since the need for oil is always present across a variety of industries. Oil is not just used in automobiles and airplanes, but in everyday items, such as plastic, cleaning supplies, medical supplies, and even clothing and cosmetics contain oil compounds.
It's Not Too Late: Win a Mortgage-Free Year from BBMC
It’s not too late to enter BBMC Mortgage’s “We’ve Got Your Six Mortgage-Free Year” sweepstakes! The contest will give one lucky military family 12 months of mortgage or rent payments courtesy of BBMC. What would you do without having to make a house payment for a year? BBMC wants you to dream big.
Ghosting - A growing trend among Job Seekers
Though it typically finds its meaning in the dating world, “ghosting,” or stopping all forms of communication and contact with someone without any warning and for no apparent reason, is becoming an alarming trend in the corporate world.
PODCAST: Careers for Veterans with Service Experts
Orion is currently recruiting former and transitioning service members for a variety of careers with Service Experts across 90+ locations nationwide. Locations include Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Chicago, Denver, Raleigh, Dallas, Nashville and many more.
ABB Named #8 on Fortune Magazine’s List of Companies that are “Changing the World”
ABB was recently named #8 on Fortune Magazine’s fourth annual “Change the World” list, a global ranking of more than 50 companies whose innovative work is making a significant, positive social impact around the world.
Changes to the ‘Forever’ GI Bill - What It Means for You
Created specifically for returning WWII veterans, the GI Bill provides tuition expense benefits for service members to attend a college or vocational/technical school. The Bill underwent a change after the events of 9/11. While it still funded a public undergraduate education to veterans who have served four years on active duty since 9/11, a monthly living stipend while pursuing a degree was added, and as well as the ability to transfer benefits to a spouse or children, to be used within 15 years of service.
WEBINAR: Boost Your Personal Brand and Grow Your Business on LinkedIn
With more than 560 million users worldwide, LinkedIn is an essential tool for students, job seekers, recruiters and business professionals. Whether you’re searching for your next career opportunity or looking to create connections with thought-leaders or people in your industry, It’s important that your profile shows your passion for what you’re currently doing and where you want to go.
U.S. Army Captain Shares his Recent DCC Experience
U.S. Army Captain Joseph “JT” Thomas recently attended Orion’s March 2018 Chicago Distinguished Candidate Conference and shared his experience with us. JT found Orion through Onward to Opportunity, in Partnership with the Veterans Career Transition Program (O2O-VCTP), Onward to Opportunity is a free career training program that provides professional certification and job placement support to transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses.
Brian Henry, Orion’s Senior VP of Operations Featured in Beyond the Uniform Podcast
Brian Henry, Orion Talent’s Senior VP of Operations, was featured on Beyond the Uniform earlier this week. Beyond the Uniform is a podcast dedicated to military veterans and their civilian careers - how they got there, what they do, and advice for other veterans looking for a similar career
PODCAST: The Business Case for Hiring Veterans
Veteran recruiting is a top priority for many companies. However, attracting high quality veteran talent and translating their experience into a civilian career can be challenging for Recruiters and Hiring Managers. Alex Jigger, Senior Account Executive at Orion Talent, joined our Hire a Hero, Hire a Vet podcast to discuss the challenges of military hiring from the perspective of both the job seeker and the employer.
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