The Dog and Bone interview!

Posted: Oct 16, 2012

Like a Radio Presenter, you might think that the best thing about a telephone interview is that you don’t have to worry about how you look…Even though this is the case you still need to be as well prepared as you would be if it was a face to face interview.

5 Questions To Ask Your Recruiter Before Your Next Interview

Posted: Sep 04, 2012

When you register with Orion to help you with your job search and you receive the phone call you have been waiting for telling you that we have lined you up with an interview, it is easy to forget to ask for important interview information.

A good recruiter should give you the background information you need to be a success!

Workplace Pensions are Changing...and You Need to Know

Posted: Aug 21, 2012

Workplace pension law is changing and every employer will have to act to fulfil their new legal duties.

Pensions Act 2012

The Pensions Act is designed to encourage a saving for retirement culture in the UK. This new legislation requires all employers to automatically enroll members of their workforce (depending on age and salary level) into a pension scheme that meets certain minimum standards. Employers are then required to make contributions to this pension scheme, in addition to the contribution made by their employees.

Are you getting the best out of your Recruitment Consultant?

Posted: Aug 14, 2012

Is your recruitment consultant really giving you the service you deserve?

Deciding to join a new employer is up there with one of the most important choices you make in life. You can spend more time at work, and commuting to and from work, than you do at home. Finding a specialist recruiter or recruiters that understand your skills and the market is often essential to ensure the job search process runs smoothly and that your CV is presented to the most relevant employers.

How to have a successful 2nd interview

Posted: Jul 18, 2012

Don’t open the Champagne Bottle just yet, you are only half way there!!!

Never under estimate the importance of a 2nd interview, it is very easy to be lured in to a false sense of security particularly if it is described to you as just to pop in and meet the owner, director or boss or even more dangerous “it is just a formality”.

Do remember these three words: More, More, More. Compared to the  first interview, a second interview will likely involve more preparation, more people, more questions, more intensity, and more pressure.

Answers to your Answers

Posted: Jul 13, 2012

Answering Questions

This is your opportunity to show the company you have what it takes to do the job. The interviewer will want to work out what you can bring to the position including your particular skills, knowledge and experiences. And the interviewer will also want to get some idea about your character to assess whether you are the right person for the job and whether you will fit into the corporate culture.

The Key to a Successful Interview – Prepare, Prepare, Prepare

Posted: Jun 26, 2012

Prepare, Prepare, Prepare – The key to a good interview

There are many good sources of information for interview tips and guidelines available on the internet. However, this guideline has been compiled from both the experience of the recruitment staff at Orion Electrotech and the analysis of feedback from our clients. It is designed to assist you in both your preparation and the presentation for your next interview.