Veteran Job Seekers

Free Career Placement Services for JMOs, NCOs, and Enlisted Technicians

Orion is the nation’s largest military career placement firm. We find civilian careers for Junior Military Officers, Noncommissioned Officers, Enlisted Technicians, and Combat Arms Personnel leaving the service, as well as veterans who have already transitioned but are seeking a career change. Orion will help you make the transition into the civilian workforce by matching your skills and career goals with opportunities within America’s finest companies.

All of Orion’s job seeker services are completely FREE of charge, as we are paid by the companies who hire us to recruit and prepare qualified candidates. As a military professional, you have many traits that are sought out in the civilian workforce and experience unmatched by your civilian peers. Orion works with the most dominant list of corporate clients in the industry, and we are the leaders in providing our candidates superior corporate exposure and the most thorough resume and interview preparation assistance.

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Orion will work with you to build your resume, provide you with transition advice and assistance, prepare you for interviews, and arrange interviews for positions that are a match with your background, qualifications, and desires.

When you register with Orion, a Recruiter will contact you to provide guidance, answers to your questions, and consult with you on the best interviewing plan based on your individual needs. Once you’ve accepted a position, we will work with you throughout your transition and beyond to ensure your success in Corporate America.

You have plenty of choices when it comes to choosing a firm to represent you in your career search. Why choose Orion?

  • All of our recruiters are former military, just like you.
    We understand your unique situation and are the experts on the most effective way to best present yourself for the companies and positions in which you are interested.
  • You will never be required to work exclusively with Orion.
    Unlike other recruiting firms, we will never require that you work only with us or sign an exclusivity agreement.
  • Flexibility.
    We provide several different methods for you to interview, including over 75 hiring conferences each year, our trademarked Mini-Conference® process, and direct placement. We will work with you even if you are geographically restricted.
  • We put YOUR needs first.
    We listen to your desires and preferences and look for positions that match your requirements. We will never "push" positions on you.
  • We proudly offer full access to our job seeker Transition Corner.
    Within our resource center, you will find transition stories and tips from fellow service members, tips for every stage of the hiring process, and resources for spouses and families.
  • The relationship does not end once you have accepted an offer.
    Your Recruiter will stay in touch with you after you begin your new career and beyond. We invite you to join Orion's Alumni Club, a network of several thousand fellow veterans, and we will be here for you throughout your civilian career.

Don't just take our word for it though - 98% of our candidates say they would recommend us to their friends and colleagues, and 90% say that Orion's services are better than our competitors!

Ready to get started?

No matter how far out you are from your transition, it is never too early to start planning for your civilian career. Orion has resources for you for every step of the process.

Registering on our site will give you access to Orion's Recruiting Team so that we can begin to plan to help you through your transition. Registration takes just a few minutes and is the first step to finding your next career with Orion.

Active Duty Officers: Check Out our Officer Transition Program and Officer Transition Timeline

Whether you have two years or two weeks before you leave active military service, there are many steps you can take prior to your separation date that will position you for success as you transition into the civilian workforce. Orion's Military Officer Transition Timeline is designed to put your preparation "to do" list in a logical sequence for you to follow in the months leading up to your separation from Active Duty.

Transition Assistance for Active Duty Navy NCOs and SNCOs

Sultan Camp retired after 20 years of service in the Navy and now works with Navy candidates who are 4-18 months from transition who are planning their career search and preparing for their transition from Active Duty. Sultan offers a variety of resources for Navy Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) and Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCOs) including transition workshops, free interactive webinars, and on-site base visits.

Find Transition Resources at Transition Corner

Read about the transition experiences of Orion Alumni, see our advice for every step of the hiring process, and download our e-book, Career Transition Guide for Military Job Seekers.

View Our Webinar Series for Military Officers, NCOs, and Technicians.

Whether you are an Officer, NCO or Technician, Orion offers a series of webinars on a variety of topics designed specifically for those beginning to prepare for their transition.

Make Plans to Meet with a Recruiter in your Area

There is no better way to get your career search started then to meet with an Orion Recruiter in-person. We visit several bases each month and would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you.

Subscribe to The Hunter

The Hunter is our monthly newsletter for job seekers - you'll learn about industries and positions available in corporate America, Orion's upcoming base visits and Hiring Conferences, and read about the experiences of your peers.

Read our Blog for former military job seekers

From the Battlefield to the Boardroom ® is dedicated to supporting military job seekers throughout their transition process by providing everything from topical veteran news, Orion news and services, job search advice, Recruiter Spotlights, Veteran Spotlights, etc. Whether you are currently in the process of transitioning out of the military or have been in the civilian workforce for a while, this blog is for you.

Join our Military Network on LinkedIn

Join us on LinkedIn to network with fellow military professionals and stay in touch with Orion.

Become an Orion Fan on Facebook

Write on our wall, check out our photos and items of interest, and keep up to date on Orion events in your area.

Still not convinced Orion's services are for you?

Visit our Military Job Seeker Success Stories page to see what your peers have to say about Orion.