Military Recruiting Myth: Working with a Recruiter Will Lower Your Salary
I talked with a transitioning Officer recently and he told me that he had been advised to steer clear of working with a military recruiter. The reason? Because “recruiters are paid a commission that reduces the salary being received by the service member. Working with a Recruiter leads to a lower starting salary.” While I can’t guarantee that this has never happened in the history of recruiting, I think this concern comes from a lack of understanding about how things generally work in the recruiting industry.
Careers for Veterans in the Semiconductor Industry
The semiconductor industry is America’s most innovative manufacturing industry, leading in many emerging technologies, including drones, artificial intelligence and self-driving cars. The microchips manufactured by the semiconductor industry can be found in computers, healthcare and military systems, transportation, clean energy, and many more.
Transitioning out of the Military? Like it or not, you are now a salesperson. Read a book on sales!
Over the years, I have talked with many thousands of Veterans getting ready to transition from active duty. A very small percentage of those people think they are interested in considering sales-related positions.
WEBINAR: Military Career Transition Q&A, Presented by JWMI
The decision to transition out of the military into the civilian workforce is one that comes with a lot of uncertainty for many veteran job seekers. From knowing your market value to networking, to negotiating and accepting a job offer, the military transition requires diligence and patience.
PODCAST: Careers for Veterans with Daifuku North America
Orion has proudly partnered with Daifuku North America Holding Company (DNAHC), a leading provider of material handling systems, to provide exciting career opportunities for veterans. Since the beginning of the partnership, Daifuku has hired more than 70 veterans into a variety of roles nationwide.
#WhyWait? - Start Your Career Search Now
One of the first questions to cross a veteran's mind when they consider transitioning to the civilian world is when to begin the career search. Many veterans wait until a few months before they separate or retire. But, in most cases, the right answer is that it is never too early to start working with a military recruiting firm to find your civilian career.
VIDEO: Orion Talent Employee Spotlight - Account Executive Ned Freeze
Ned Freeze has been an Account Executive for more than 5 years as part of Orion Talent’s Raleigh team. Prior to joining the Orion as an Account Executive, Ned served as an Army Combat Engineer stationed at Fort Bragg. Ned’s passion to help veterans find rewarding careers led him to Orion in 2012.
Army Infantry Officer Jumpstarts Career with JWMI’s MBA Program
Since 2015, Orion Talent has partnered with The Jack Welch Management Institute (JWMI) to help Veterans pursue higher education with high-impact, accredited online MBA degrees and Executive Certificate programs.
Podcast Series for Job Seekers
Have you tuned in to From the Battlefield to the Boardroom, our podcast series dedicated to supporting military job seekers? We have a variety of episodes covering everything from the civilian transition process to valuable insights and guidance from other Veterans and business leaders.
Exciting Career Opportunities with Daifuku
Orion has proudly partnered with Daifuku North America Holding Company (DNAHC), a leading provider of material handling systems.
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