Would you Buy a House without a Realtor? The Top Five Ways Military Recruiters are like Realtors

3/26/2019 10:24:16 AM

Would you purchase a house without consulting a realtor? What about transitioning out of the military and starting a civilian career without the help of a military recruiter? Brian Henry, Senior Vice President at Orion Talent, breaks down the top five ways military recruiters are like realtors, and how you can utilize this resource to achieve the best possible outcome - a rewarding career after the military.

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High Schooler Ashley Kimbel Uses Siemens USA Solid Edge Software to Build Prosthetic Limb for Local USMC Veteran

3/19/2019 10:49:09 AM

When Huntsville, AL high school senior Ashley Kimbel heard about Kendall Bane’s story and his limitations with his prosthetic limb hindering his active outdoor lifestyle, she decided to come up with a solution.

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Veteran Spotlight: Elison Talabong

3/5/2019 10:32:27 AM

This week, we’re proud to profile Elison Talabong, a former US Navy Aviation Ordnanceman Senior Chief Petty Officer who is now a Product Support Engineer with Axcelis Technologies. Elison worked with Orion in late 2018 to help find his post-military career.

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Careers for Veterans with DECO

2/26/2019 9:42:02 AM

Orion has recently partnered with DECO, a privately held, global provider of law enforcement, military training, security solutions, and specialized technical services to government clients throughout the world. Over the past 31 years, DECO has grown from three employees and a handful of clients, to more than 2,200 professionals operating in unison across 75 countries.

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Military to Civilian Transition Timeline

2/19/2019 9:43:05 AM

Are you separating from the military within the next year and not sure where to begin your job search? To help get you started in the right direction, Orion has created a transition timeline guide to ensure you are doing everything possible to prepare yourself for success in the civilian workplace.

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Job Seeker Resources for Transitioning Military and Veterans

2/12/2019 11:16:34 AM

With nearly 200,000 service members transitioning out of the military every year, companies and organizations realize the importance of helping veterans find civilian jobs.

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What Are “Soft Skills?”

2/5/2019 11:43:18 AM

If you are transitioning from the military and looking for a civilian career, you’ve probably heard the phrase “soft skills” to describe the unique qualities that you possess that companies are looking for. But what are “soft skills?”

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PODCAST: Top 10 Myths About Working with a Military Recruiter

1/29/2019 10:46:36 AM

As a military job seeker, chances are you've been cautioned not to work with a military recruiter. There are many articles online that tell you that you'll have plenty of opportunities on your own, recruiters are motivated by personal gain rather than your success, and the list goes on.

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Translate Leadership Lessons from the Marines into your Civilian Career

1/22/2019 11:10:43 AM

G.I. Jobs recently wrote an article highlighting five leadership lessons learned in the Marines - lead by example, make decisions, be confident, know your Marines, and understand the potential risk. Each of these lessons can translate into a civilian career. By understanding each leadership attribute, you can utilize these attributes throughout the interview process and upon beginning your new career.

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Follow #OrionTalentJobs and Stay Connected in Your Job Search

1/15/2019 10:46:25 AM

Are you following our new hashtag #OrionTalentJobs? All current job openings shared on our social media channels, including LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter, will include #OrionTalentJobs to give you added visibility on our current career opportunities.

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