Why a Healthy Work-Life Balance is Important

Having a healthy work-life balance is more important than ever with the new increase in home working. Rather than keeping the two separate many now have both sides completely merged, people are working in their beds. This can make it hard for people to separate work from rest and this can create an unhealthy work-life […]

Common Mistakes Made At Interviews

Going to an interview can be daunting and it is the first impression you make on potential employers. It’s important to not make the wrong impression so here are some thing you should not do once you have reached the interview stage. 1. Turning up late You should always arrive on time or slightly early, […]

Top Tips For Remote Working

During the COVID-19 pandemic working from home became the new norm for many. Now many businesses have seen the advantages that working from home can create and the Office for National Statistic found that 24% of businesses intend to use increased homeworking. For some working from home may feel like a dream, however it can […]

Kickstart Scheme

We know a lot of you are aware of this so please excuse us if you are. The government is introducing the Kickstart scheme to encourage employers to take on 16 – 24 year olds who are out of work. The scheme operates like this: an employer who takes on someone through this scheme, the […]

Candidate Guide To Essential Qualities Employers Seek

Here’s a short guide for candidates focusing on 8 key areas that employers seek in employees. 1. Punctuality This is key from as early as your initial interview, as it often defines the first impression of you. Time keeping and time management are essential as are your abilities to meet work based deadlines. 2. Communication […]

Tips for Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

There are no hard and fast rules but from our many years of experience in recruiting and working closely with our clients, both large and small, here are our top tips to securing and retaining top talent to your organisation. You want the best people possible to join your business that fit within your culture […]

Successful Interview Tips

Tips for a Successful Interview We have now got you in a position where our CV tips has secured you an interview, well done! Now let’s look at how we prepare for a successful interview. Here are 6 simple areas to cover off in order to give yourself the best chance at interview. Get Prepared […]

Mental Health Awareness.

Why businesses are caring more about Mental Health It is starting to feel like the majority of people realise that as well as physical illnesses there are also mental illnesses which can be just as painful and debilitating as their physical cousins. Princes William and Harry expressing publicly their struggles seems to have been a […]

Our first post

Hi everyone, for those who don’t know us, we’re not young bucks!!!! We are experienced professionals who’ve been there, done it. At Orbital, we’re moving into the 21st century and as a starting point embracing social media, so here is our first post on our blog site. Our aim in using social media is multi […]