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Where we share thought leadership, insights and guidance with our community. From exploring the careers of the people behind our brand, to invaluable CV and interview tips for candidates, to wider industry news and stories from the world of tech.

Apr 04, 2022

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Championing Inclusive Growth

Culture vs Policy – how to separate it whilst allowing it to work as one!   Culture is a living, […]

Apr 1, 2022

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Movers and Shakers; Nashville.

  What’s the city like?   Nashville is surrounded by music and booming nightlife. With a population of only circa […]

March 28, 2022

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Job offer etiquette

So, you’ve just received a job offer for a new opportunity, and you’re filled with excitement, a (little) bit anxious, […]

March 25, 2022

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People behind the brand; Lucy Rackham

What’s the best part of the job?  I love the people side of my job and helping them succeed in […]

March 24, 2022

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Movers and Shakers: What’s NYC really like?

What’s the city like?   New York is vast, from the decadence and bustle in Manhattan, through to the unbelievable […]

March 23, 2022

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What makes a good recruiter?

The million dollar/pound/euro question.. What really makes a recruiter good? What sets them apart from the rest?  It’s no secret […]

March 21, 2022

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5 Rules of effective teamwork

We’ve all had to work in a team at some point in our lives. And, we’ve all had experiences where […]

March 16, 2022

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5 pieces of tech for neurodiverse organisations

Hiring for neurodiversity is the future Dice produced a compelling piece talking about hiring for neurodiversity, stating “Neurodiversity-friendly recruiting practices […]

MARCH 14, 2022

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Event Review: The Rise of GCP in Data

The cloud market is bigger than ever Joe opened the conversation by highlighting the magnitude of the cloud market, and […]

March 11, 2022

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People behind the brand; Kristie Craft

What’s the best part of the job? The people, I get to talk to so many different types of people […]

March 10, 2022

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Female Founders you should follow

  Sarah Kunst | Managing Director of Cleo Capital   Sarah is the Managing Director of Cleo Capital, a fund […]

March 07, 2022

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People Behind the Brand; International Women’s Day special.

Let’s dive in… We asked Jo Jewitt, our People Director and D&I lead what her biggest challenge has been in […]

March 02, 2022

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The Non Programmers Guide: Functional programming vs object orientated programming

Functional Programming is the technique of programming stress, on an evaluation of functions, to develop the structure and elements of […]

Feb 25, 2022

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People Behind the Brand: Lizzie Blizzard

Tell us about your journey to recruitment I was previously working in sales but found that it wasn’t a true […]

FEB 23, 2022

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The Pros & Cons of Grad Schemes and Internships

  We’ve taken the time to put together a comprehensive mini-guide on the pros and cons of grad schemes, internships, […]

FEB 21, 2022

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Our First Best Companies Awards

We do things a bit differently, and they work. From prioritizing our people to constantly questioning industry norms to push […]

Feb 16, 2022

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Onboarding remote employees

Hybrid work is the norm for our industry now. As surprised as we might have been if you told us […]

Feb 14, 2022

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Movers and Shakers: What’s Glasgow really like?

We’re proud to have grown and expanded to a number of different locations globally, and one of our new homes […]

Feb 11, 2022

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People behind the brand: Rowan Hardy

Tell us about your journey to recruitment… I think I had a similar situation to quite a few people where […]

Feb 08, 2022

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Interview tips for project and programme managers

If you are looking to progress within your role or move to a new opportunity, it is now more important […]

Feb 07, 2022

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Introducing: The Orbis Academy…

We want to tell you about a new project launching soon; The Orbis Academy, our training programme designed to give […]

Feb 02, 2022

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How to create a great first impression at your new job

Starting a new role can be daunting, no matter how junior or senior you are. Especially in the modern working […]

Jan 31, 2022

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Finding your new ‘Why’ at work

We’ll refrain from saying “Happy New Year” (as it probably isn’t socially acceptable to do so in February) but instead […]

Jan 26, 2022

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People behind the brand: Melica Lashley

Tell us about your journey to recruitment: I fell into recruitment by accident. It wasn’t an industry I’d ever known […]

Jan 24, 2022

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Why internal workshops are crucial for your teams’ development

Learning and Development is important in any organisation, whether it’s to reach a specific goal (such as someone achieving a […]

Jan 19, 2022

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In Conversation with Jo Jewitt and Cat Wildman

Forging ahead into the new year, here at Orbis we continue to prioritise our company culture, D&I goals and our […]

Jan 17, 2022

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How To Find A Company Culture That Empowers You

With so many organisations actively hiring and wanting to attract the best talent for 2022, candidates are flooded with exciting […]

Jan 12, 2022

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People Behind the Brand: Cameron Irwin

Tell us about your journey to recruitment…   So I actually got into recruitment because a good friend of mine […]

Jan 10, 2022

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Townhall: 2022 business update

2021 was a record breaking year for Orbis. Taking a moment to recognise and celebrate the strides we’ve made in […]

Jan 5, 2022

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Dealing with Rejection

No one likes to be rejected, whether this is at work or in your personal life! We often associate rejection […]

Dec 20, 2021

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Personal Brand

What’s one of those?   Let’s begin at the beginning shall we? What is a personal brand? Think of the […]

Dec 17, 2021

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People Behind the Brand: Harrison Edney

Tell us about your journey to recruitment… I started my career in finance, working for a small hedge fund. While […]

Dec 15, 2021

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Relocation; Interview – Part 2

Welcome back for part two of our interview special on Relocation: What’s it really like to move across the world […]

Dec 12, 2021

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Relocation; Interview

What was your main motivator to relocate for your career? Had you always wanted to live and work in the […]

Dec 08, 2021

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Video Interview Tips

The changed environment and work culture of the past year pushed communications and interviews towards alternative platforms, and it seems […]

Dec 06, 2021

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People Behind the Brand: Georgia Wade

What appeals to you about recruitment?  Speaking to such lovely, interesting people every day. I am pretty much a complete […]

01 Dec, 2021

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What D&I Means to Us

For the past year, we’ve been laser focused on implementing the right changes and initiatives at Orbis, specifically within D&I. […]

29 Nov, 2021

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Learn New Skills Online

Utilise your time and mentally exercise by learning, boosting your ideas and expanding your skillset.   Learning is a journey, […]

Nov 24, 2021

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People Behind the Brand: Tom Jeffs

Lots of people say they ‘fell into’ recruitment. What’s the story for you? I found myself out of work after […]

Nov 12, 2021

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Bring your whole self to work

What is your role at Orbis? It splits into two parts, one side is Operations, looking at how we can […]

Oct 7, 2021

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Leading in a flexible environment

Working on a flexible basis and eradicating traditional working models has been trending for a few years amongst all sorts […]

Aug 31, 2021

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Creating the difference between a good CV and an excellent CV

I get it, it’s really hard to know what a good CV looks like. The internet is full of example […]

Jul 25, 2021

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People Behind the Brand: Jeremy

We’d like to proudly introduce a new addition to the Orbis team, Senior Consultant Jeremy Leonard. More than a great […]

Jun 7, 2021

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The future of talent and inclusion in the workplace

Last week we participated in the virtual Wonder Women Tech Summit. This was an excellent opportunity for us in our […]

Apr 2, 2021

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Top transferable skills for pursuing a long-desired career change

Transferable skills are those that can be applied across different roles. They may be personal attributes that you’ve developed over […]

Feb 19, 2021

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Why you should get a mentor: Asking for help isn’t a step back

I’ve recently been doing a lot of research about different schemes and initiatives businesses are putting in place to help […]

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