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.
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.
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