Veteran Career Readiness: A Conversation with Orion Talent

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Earlier this month, FourBlock Founder Mike Abrams joined Orion Talent on their podcast, From the Battlefield to the Boardroom, a series dedicated to supporting military job seekers throughout their transition process by providing valuable insight and guidance from other veterans and business leaders.

This week, we’re sharing that conversation here on The FourBlock Podcast. Tune in as Mike discusses his own transition, career, and his motivation for founding FourBlock; provides details about our flagship Veteran Career Readiness Program and its alumni success; and shares his advice for transitioning service members.

Orion Talent is a customer-centric company focused on helping people discover meaningful careers and businesses grow by finding, delivering, and engaging the best talent around the world. They provide best-in-class military hiring and talent solutions which include RPO, Military Talent Solutions, Candidate Search, Talent Attraction, and Total Talent Solutions. Orion helps experienced, skilled and committed military veterans find new careers with companies looking to expand their workforce, enhance their productivity and improve their bottom line.

Find more episodes of the From the Battlefield to the Boardroom Podcast at https://www.oriontalent.com/podcasts/.

Visit https://www.oriontalent.com/military-job-seekers/ to learn more about Orion Talent and find additional resources.

ABOUT US

Welcome to the FourBlock Podcast, a show that examines veteran career transition and the military-civilian divide in the workplace. General Charles Krulak coined the term “Three Block War” to describe the nature of 21st-century military service defined by peace-keeping, humanitarian aid, and full combat. But what happens next? Veterans are often unprepared to return home and begin new careers. We call this the Fourth Block.

FourBlock is a national non-profit that has supported thousands of transitioning service members across the nation in beginning new and meaningful careers.

Mike Abrams (@fourblock) is an Afghanistan veteran, FourBlock founder, director of the Columbia University Center for Veteran Transition and Integration, and author of two military transition books. He’ll be representing the military transition perspective. Lindsey Pollak (@lindsaypollak) is a career and workplace expert and New York Times bestselling author of three career advice books. Lindsey will be representing the civilian perspective of this issue.

Veterans, explore new industries and make the right connections. Find a career that fits your calling. Join us at fourblock.org. Sponsor our program or host a class to equip more of our veterans at fourblock.org/donate.

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