Virtual Builders Exchange Reports on the Construction Industry Hiring Veterans to Address Skilled Labor Shortages
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the construction industry will need to add 1.6 million jobs over the next four years. However, some construction employers have been hampered by a shortage of skilled labor. A recent workforce survey from the Associated General Contractors of America showed 69 percent of Texas contractors report having difficulty finding qualified workers.
Happy Holidays from the Orion Team!
It’s that time of the year when we are all in the Holiday spirit, listening to Christmas music, decorating, buying gifts for the ones we love, eating food galore, gathering with co-workers, friends, and family, and of course wearing ugly holiday sweaters!
Wayfair Vice President Presents to Junior Military Officers
It was an honor to have Wayfair’s Vice President of Government and Industry Relations, Michael O’Hanlon, present to our Junior Military Officers at a recent Distinguished Candidate Conference, addressing Wayfair’s military hiring initiative and his own transition from the military to the private sector.
Orion Team Members Making a Difference in the Triangle
Hundreds of low-income homeowners in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area of North Carolina are living in unacceptable conditions without the means to move or improve their environments. Rebuilding Together of the Triangle (RTT) is on a mission to provide these families with a safe, healthy home.
Work with Orion Talent to Find Junior Military Officer Jobs - Here's Why
With over 26 years of experience under our belt, Orion Talent continues to successfully match Junior Military Officers with civilian careers. We offer an industry leading preparation program completely FREE of charge to our candidates, all while working with JMO Recruiters who are also former Military Officers.
Introducing Orion Talent's New Website
We are excited to announce the launch of our new website, designed to offer more comprehensive and streamlined information for employers and job seekers alike.
Orion hire Daniel Canizales speaks to KXAN-TV about his new career in the Homebuilding Industry
In July of this year, KXAN-TV, an NBC affiliate in Austin, Texas, reported on a growing workforce shortage in the homebuilding industry amidst a boom in the industry. Orion is proud to be a part of the solution to this problem, as Veterans are a natural fit for homebuilding, and companies are actively seeking to hire military to help alleviate the workforce crunch felt as the demand for new homes increases.
VIDEO: Hiring Conference Spotlight
Hiring Conference is the best opportunity to interview with several companies committed to the hiring process in just a few days. Orion hosts about 75 conferences a year nationwide, placing thousands of veterans yearly.
A Step-by-Step Guide to an Ideal Military Transition Timeline
Orion usually begins working with military professionals who are approximately 18 months from their planned start date. Based on that timeline, you can use the following checklist as a guide to ensure you are doing everything possible to prepare yourself for success in Corporate America.
8 Tips for a Successful Virtual Interview
As technology continues to advance, the world we live in continues to shrink. It’s now easier than ever to chat face-to-face with a loved one all the way across the world. This same technology is also changing the way we interview for jobs.
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