The Sword Newsletter

A Newsletter for Employers Hiring Military Talent

The Sword is Orion's monthly newsletter for employers with an interest in hiring veterans. The Sword provides articles on industry and hiring trends, benefits of adding military to your team, upcoming Orion hiring events, featured Orion candidates, and much more.

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The Sword - June 2014
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Orion International Launches Veteran Low to High Challenge, 7 Reasons to Hire a Veteran, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, What is a Mini-Conference?, Meet Our Candidates, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, Achieve a Better Work/Life Balance this Father's Day, According to Our Clients, Refer a Colleague to Hire Military Talent, Connect With Orion
The Sword - May 2014
Thursday, May 1, 2014
First Lady Michelle Obama and Orion Alumnus Aaron Wanless Celebrate the Third Anniversary of Joining Forces, NEW - Orion LinkedIn Employer page, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Report Highlights a Strong Business Case for Hiring Veterans, Meet Our Candidates, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, 5 Ways to Manage Remote Workers, According to Our Clients, Refer a Colleague to Hire Military Talent, Connect With Orion
The Sword - April 2014
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Orion COO Tim Isacco Interviewed on Veteran Employment in USA Today, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Four Core Values for Happy Employees, Meet Our Candidates, Top Companies add to their Ranks at Orion's Distinguished Candidate Conference, How to Find and Hire College Interns, According to Our Clients, Refer a Colleague to Hire Military Talent, Connect with Orion
The Sword - March 2014
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Six Reasons Veterans Aren't Applying to Your Company, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Construction Industry Pledges to Hire 100,000 Veterans, Meet Our Candidates, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, Don't Ever Hire the Wrong Person Again, According to Our Clients, Refer a Colleague to Hire Military Talent, Connect with Orion
The Sword - February 2014
Saturday, February 1, 2014
Employer Resources for Hiring Veterans, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, USERRA & Your Veteran Employees, Meet Our Candidates, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, Zappos Does Away with Managers, According to Our Clients, Refer a Colleague to Hire Military Talent, Connect with Orion
The Sword - January 2014
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Veteran Tax Credit Expires, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Your Company's Candidate Experience Could be Losing Candidates, Meet Our Candidates, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, New Year's Resolutions for the Workplace, According to Our Clients, Refer a Colleague to Hire Military Talent, Happy New Year from Orion International!, Connect with Orion
The Sword - December 2013
Sunday, December 1, 2013
Military Talent Programs, Part 2: How to Attract, Hire, Develop, and Retain Top Military Talent, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Orion President Mike Starich Interviewed for The Street, Meet Our Candidates, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, Polaris Industries Interviews Military Officers at Orion International's Distinguished Candidate Conference, According to Our Clients, Refer a Colleague to Hire Military Talent, Happy Holidays from Orion International!, Connect with Orion
The Sword - November 2013
Friday, November 1, 2013
Military Talent Programs, Part 1: How to Attract, Hire, Develop, and Retain Top Military Talent, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Veterans are Positioned for Success at Phillips 66, Meet Our Candidates, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, Veterans Day - Honoring Those Who Served, According to Our Clients, Refer a Colleague to Hire Military Talent, Connect With Orion
The Sword - October 2013
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Industry Spotlight: Veterans at Work in Food & Beverage, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, How to Groom the Leaders Your Company Needs, Meet Our Candidates, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, The Office Workplace: An Evolving Space, According to Our Clients, Refer a Colleague to Hire Military Talent, Connect with Orion
The Sword - September 2013
Sunday, September 1, 2013
Temp-to-Perm and Contract Staffing Services through Orion International, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Orion's First Detroit Veteran Hiring Conference Success, Meet Our Candidates, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, Orion's Google+ Account Named as Top Account for Military Servicemembers, According to Our Clients, Refer a Colleague to Hire Military Talent, Connect with Orion
The Sword - August 2013
Thursday, August 1, 2013
Orion International Bring Job Opportunities to Transitioning Sailors at Naval Station Mayport, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Growing Industries for Soliders, Meet Our Candidates, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, Is a Temp-to-Perm and Contract Veteran Staffing Service Right for Your Company?, According to Our Clients, Refer a Colleague to Hire Military Talent, Connect With Orion
The Sword - July 2013
Monday, July 1, 2013
Orion President Mike Starich Interviewed on Recent Job Gains in June, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Veteran Unemployment Rate Down, Meet Our Candidates, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, A Case for Hiring Veterans, According to Our Clients, Refer a Colleague to Hire Military Talent, Connect With Orion
The Sword - June 2013
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Orion Participates in 2-Year Joining Forces Anniversary, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Stereotypes of Veterans in the Workplace, Meet Our Candidates, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, Keep Your Employees Motivated in the Summer Months, According to Our Clients, Refer a Colleague to Hire Military Talent, Connect With Orion
The Sword - May 2013
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
President Obama Calls for Permanent Tax Credits for Hiring Veterans, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, White House Announces New IT Credentialing Program for Service Members, Meet Our Candidates, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, Memorial Day - Remembering Our Heroes, According to Our Clients, Refer a Colleague to Hire Military Talent, Connect With Orion
The Sword - April 2013
Monday, April 1, 2013
Five Recommendations for Successful Veteran Hiring, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Boost Your Employees' Morale - With Food, Meet Our Candidates, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, Social Media in the Workplace, According to Our Clients, Don't Forget that Thursday, April 24 is Administrative Professionals Day!, Refer a Colleague to Hire Military Talent, Connect With Orion
The Sword - March 2013
Friday, March 1, 2013
Working From Home: Good Idea for Your Company?, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, How to Handle the Madness of March Madness, Meet Our Candidates, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, The Interview Process: Questions to Ask (And Not to Ask), According to Our Clients, Refer a Colleague to Hire Military Talent, Connect With Orion
The Sword - February 2013
Friday, February 1, 2013
Orion International Receives Texas Workforce Commission Award, Tax Credits Extended for Hiring Veterans, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Resume 101: How to Read and Identify Red Flags, Meet Our Candidates, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, Office Romance: How to Handle it Effectively in Your Workplace, According to Our Clients, Refer a Colleague to Hire Military Talent, Connect With Orion
The Sword - January 2013
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Your Company's New Year's Resolution: Hire a Vet, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, How to Make Your Employees 'Stick', Meet Our Candidates, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, The Importance of the Reference Check, According to Our Clients, Connect With Orion
The Sword - December 2012
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Orion President Mike Starich Discusses Upswing of Veteran Hiring, How to Hire a Wounded Warrior, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Surviving Holiday Party Planning, Meet Our Candidates, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, According to Our Clients, Seasons Greetings, Connect With Orion
The Sword - November 2012
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Workplace Positivity: Beat the Winter Blues, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Veterans Day - Honoring Those Who Served, Meet Our Candidates, Discussing Politics at Work: Do or Don't?, According to Our Clients, Connect With Orion
The Sword - October 2012
Monday, October 1, 2012
Who Are Our Veterans?, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Five Qualities of Extraordinary Bosses, Meet Our Candidates, Why Hire Military: Qualities Unique to Military Candidates, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, According to Our Clients, Connect With Orion
The Sword - September 2012
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Orion Alumnus Paul Andrews speaks at Joining Forces event with First Lady Michelle Obama, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Orion President Mike Starich interviewed about Orion's participation in Joining Forces, Meet Our Candidates, White House Summarizes Veterans Initiatives Progress, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, According to Our Clients, Connect With Orion
The Sword - August 2012
Monday, August 13, 2012
Top Reasons to Hire Military, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Hiring Managers' Most Memorable Resume Submissions, Meet Our Candidates, Fixing Your "To-Do" List, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, According to Our Clients, Connect With Orion
The Sword - July 2012
Saturday, July 7, 2012
In This Issue: Monster Releases its Latest Veteran Talent Index, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Food for Thought: Worker Weight Gain, Meet Our Candidates, Five Ways to Win Back Your Best Employees, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, According to Our Clients, Connect With Orion
The Sword - June 2012
Friday, June 1, 2012
In This Issue: Corporate America's Civic Duty, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Stop Working More Than 40 Hours a Week, Meet Our Candidates, Easy Ways to Limit Stress, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, According to Our Clients, Connect With Orion
The Sword - May 2012
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
In This Issue: Institute for Veteran and Military Families Publishes a Business Case for Hiring Veterans, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Memorial Day - Remembering our Fallen Heroes, Meet Our Candidates, Low-Cost Ways to Show Employees They're Appreciated, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, According to Our Clients, Connect With Orion
The Sword - April 2012
Sunday, April 1, 2012
In This Issue: Orion and Joining Forces, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Employment for Veterans on the Rise, Meet Our Candidates, Orion's President Mike Starich Interviewed on CNBC, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, According to Our Clients, Connect With Orion
The Sword - March 2012
Thursday, March 1, 2012
In This Issue: 8 Qualities of Star Employees, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Recruiting Generation Y, Meet Our Candidates, Biggest Staffing Challenges, National Distinguished Candidate Conference, According to Our Clients, Connect With Orion
The Sword - February 2012
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
In This Issue: New IRS Instructions for Expanded Veterans Tax Credits, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Biggest Interview Blunders, Meet Our Candidates, 6 Don't of Employee Engagement, According to Our Clients, Connect with Orion
The Sword - January 2012
Sunday, January 1, 2012
In This Issue: New Tax Credits for Hiring Veterans Signed into Law, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Veteran Spotlight, Meet Our Candidates, Workers, Employers and Internet Use at Work, According to Our Clients, Connect with Orion
The Sword - November 2011
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
In This Issue: What Employees Need From Their Managers, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Office Changes Employees Want Now, Meet Our Candidates, 2011 Most Unusual Excuses for Missing Work, According to Our Clients, Connect with Orion
The Sword - October 2011
Saturday, October 1, 2011
In This Issue: TIME Magazine Names Veterans the New Greatest Generation, Upcoming Hiring Conferences, Interview Questions to Find Team Players, Meet Our Candidates, Global Top Office Pet Peeves, Connect with Orion