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Hiring Veterans Strengthens O&G Workforce

"Hiring veterans is not only the right thing to do, but also a smart business decision for any oil and gas company.

Orion International -- a recruiting firm founded in 1991 by five former junior military officers -- focuses on placing veterans in civilian jobs. From the beginning, their mission was to find careers for transitioning military.

In 1994, Orion became the first military recruiting firm to place noncommissioned officers and enlisted technicians. Over the past 21 years, Orion has found careers for more than 25,000 veterans…"
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The American Oil & Gas Reporter – Hiring Military Veterans Calls for Plan

"As a proven business multiplier, military veteran hiring has garnered media notice ever since it was brought to corporate America’s attention in the mid-1990s by General Electric, and it has continued to attract attention, for instance, as the cover story of the March 2010 issue of Fortune.

Numerous companies throughout corporate America effectively have utilized this incredible source of talent, but the reality is that others have failed miserably. The question is why." Read more


San Antonio Business Journal – Recruiting Firm Orion Tapping Into Oil-Play

"The Eagle Ford Shale has attracted a lot of attention this year with its potential to be a major jobs producer and economic driver for South Texas in the foreseeable future.

The latest firm to take notice in Orion International, a military recruiting firm based in Cary, NC, that specializes in placing former junior military officers and technicians." Read more


Orion in the News
 
04/2012
RIGZONE – Tips to Recruit Former Military
04/2012
RIGZONE – Veteran Success Story: Seth Robert
04/2012
The Wall Street Journal – Overdue for a Payout?
04/2012
KSLA News 12 – First Lady Michelle Obama visits Shreveport
04/2012
News Channel 3 – Jobs for veterans
04/2012
Philly.com news – Videos On Fast Forward
03/2012
CNBC Video – Getting Veterans Back to Work
03/2012
The Street – 3 Leadership Lessons from Tim Tebow
03/2012
CNBC – Veterans Face New Battle in Private-Sector Job Market
03/2012
THE WHITE HOUSE blog – Thirty Five Soldiers Offered Jobs in One Day at Texas Job Fair
03/2012
Fort Hood Sentinel – ACAP gives Soldiers tools to succeed
03/2012
Killeen Daily Herald – Survey ranks top jobs for America’s vets
03/2012
KCEN News - kcentv.com – White House's "Joining Forces" Hiring Event Comes To Fort Hood
03/2012
YNN News - austin.ynn.com – Hiring event helps transition soldiers to civilian life
02/2012
News & Observer – Firm's conference aims to help veterans find jobs
02/2012
Killeen Daily Herald – Military talent management company plans hiring fairs
01/2012
The Street – 3 Business Lessons from Joe Paterno
01/2012
The Washington Post – Hiring rose in November, though employers posted fewer jobs, pointing to uneven job gains
 
 
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