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.

Dispelling the Recruitment myth

Posted: Feb 10, 2017

Recruitment isn’t for everyone we can all agree with that, but at the end of the day what you put in you tend to get back. When deciding, you want to go into recruitment you can be blinded by the bright lights of £60k OTE in your first year along with all the bells and whistles that come with it.

Why am I still here?

Posted: Feb 06, 2017

A career in the recruitment industry, where do you start?! Whilst you are searching I am sure you will come across hundreds of recruitment companies that offer incentives, comprehensive training and the opportunity to make loads of money. Many companies offering ‘warm desks’ and the chance to work with ‘market leading’ companies. There’s no end of choice available with tens of thousands of recruitment companies and it can be very difficult to make that important decision of where you are going to kick start your recruitment career.

New Year New Job!

Posted: Jan 03, 2017

Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2017?

As the tradition goes, New Years is a time we look to make changes, set new goals and achievements for the year ahead. The most common culprits that find themselves on our lists every year are to start exercising, drink less alcohol and to travel more! But is this the year you start looking for a new career?