Returning to 'Normal'

Posted: May 07, 2020

Since April, for many of us our offices have been our homes and our daily commutes are non-existent. With changes in the horizon to the lockdown and the social distancing guidelines, it is time to start thinking about a ‘new normal’ within the workplace.

Along with every business our biggest and most important resource is our staff, and as we move towards our return to the office,  we wanted to offer our advice on some of the key areas within your business you should consider factoring in change when structing out your return:

My First Week As An Apprentice

Posted: May 24, 2018

My first week as a business administration apprentice has been both exciting and nerve-wracking! Having come from a retail background with my last job being a Visual Merchandiser, I had no idea what to expect from an office-based role within a recruitment agency.

Despite being quite a creative individual, when on my job search I knew I wanted to find a role which I felt was more challenging.

GDPR Commitment Statement

Posted: May 03, 2018

No doubt you will be aware of the new GDPR legislation and will have started receiving notifications from all sorts of services and suppliers that you subscribe to and deal with.

This legislation is something that effects all our lives, in and out of the workplace, and applies to all businesses regardless of their size and type.

Our commitment to GDPR is very important to us and we have been extremely busy over the past 6 months reviewing policies and processes to ensure we remain a highly compliant business.  

Christmas Party - Bath 2017

Posted: Dec 04, 2017

We can happily tick the box on another memorable Christmas party.

This year, we kept it more local than previous years, and reserved our place at the Roman Baths for our 2017 office Christmas party.

On Friday, we continued our tradition and travelled down to Bath in full fancy-dress attire – this year’s theme, Movies.  

Everyone put in a huge amount effort with their costumes, and we saw outfits like; Pink Ladies from Grease, Wilson the ball from Castaway, The Mask, Mary Poppins and many more.

Avoid the 7 most common CV mistakes

Posted: Jun 13, 2017

Your CV is your ticket to interviews and job offers, so it needs to be immaculate from start to finish. It only takes one mistake for a recruiter to start doubting your credibility, so you must ensure that your CV is error-free. Here are the most common mistakes recruiters see, and how to fix them:

Not Doing your research

Orion Goes International

Posted: May 19, 2017

Simon Adams joined Orion in july last year as our Automotive Electronics and Engineering Recruitment consultant, focusing mainly on the UK and European market.

Last week, Simon was given the opportunity to travel to Frankfurt, Germany to meet with the clients he has been forming a relationship with, since the early stages of his career at Orion.

We asked Simon how his  trip went:

 

Congratulations Rebecca and Aaron

Posted: Apr 20, 2017

Our Annual Sales conference took place on Thursday last week at the Madejski Stadium in Reading.

   

The new targets and incentives were announced for the year and the following awards were given;

Caring for our Candidates

Posted: Mar 06, 2017

At Orion Electrotech we know how daunting and stressful the job market can be. We believe that in the current job market, it’s important to offer the best support to our candidates we possibly can. Over the past 20 years, we are always thinking of new ways to improve our candidate service.

When looking for work, you are often left feeling in the dark when dealing with recruiters. At Orion, we want our candidates to feel completely assured that our dedicated consultants will go the extra mile to make your job search as easy as possible.

The job you never heard about

Posted: Feb 27, 2017

Engineering, as an industry, is an ever-evolving beast. Technology moves at an incredible pace, things are made faster, better and more efficiently than ever before. This is a result of innovation from the Conceptual Designers in their various industries.

Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small Companies

Posted: Feb 23, 2017

We are not one for tooting our own horn, but if there is any time to do it then it’s today!

Last night some of the Orion team attended the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small companies’ awards night in Battersea, London.

It was announced that we placed 13th out of the 100 companies to work for 2017. This is a huge increase in ranking from 2016 where we placed 67th.

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