Britain’s long hour’s culture is a national disgrace

Over the last decade the complete lack of a ‘work life balance’ within the UK has been a growing concern, and a topic that is regularly debated. However, despite the awareness of this issue, the working hours over the last decade have actually increased rather than decreased. Workers in the UK are currently working the longest hours in Europe, taking the shortest lunch breaks and have the fewest public holidays. Britons work an average 48 hours per week European average working week is 40.3 hours…

Introducing Open Candidates

LinkedIn will now let you discreetly signal when you’re looking for a job The company is embracing one of the main ways that its platform is used today — to look for jobs, or to find people to fill jobs. It is making it easier for people to do this now but in a more discreet way. Open Candidates This is a brand new feature that makes it easier to connect with your dream job by sending a private signal to recruiters that you’re open to new job…

Deller’s ‘DownUnder’ Adventure!

Our adventure (mine and my girlfriend, Louise) didn’t start off on the best foot. Due to the fog in the UK a lot of flights were grounded. After an hour’s delay we were officially on our way to Doha! We saw some spectacular views of fog covered London with the Shard noticeably poking through the mist. We arrived in a Doha and due to the delay back in London we had to sprint across the airport to board our flight to Melbourne. Fourteen hours later…

Why Choose Orion?

Not following Orion Electrotech’s LinkedIn company page? Head over to the page to find our latest opportunity of the week, industry news, videos, competitions and company news.  Orion Electrotech has built a solid and successful recruitment consultancy business for 19 years. Much of our success and reputation can be apportioned to our market and industry knowledge along with unparalleled dedication to fulfilling our customer’s needs and expectations. The greatest testament to our service is that over 84% of our business is repeat business proving that what we do, we do well.

Christmas Fancy Dress Revealed

We have decided to carry on the Orion tradition of fancy dress at our works Christmas parties. This year we are heading back to the lively city of London for our 2015 party! The last trip we took to the capital was back in 2013 which resulted in an inflatable ballerina and a Horse! Our theme of choice this year is Santa and his Elves. The recruitment consultants and support team will be dressing as elves and Paul our Sales and Operations Director will be…

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