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ORB adds to expanding Scotland team

Posted: 11th February 2022

A company aiming to bring a fresh approach to recruitment in Scotland has strengthened its team with the appointment of a divisional manager.

ORB recruitment, which opened its Scotland office in the Edinburgh Park Pure Office development last summer, has appointed Gregor Cruikshank to help drive the permanent side of the business.

Gregor has worked in recruitment for the past seven years, most recently as a recruitment manager specialising in white collar construction and property sales at STAR Recruitment.

Gregor said: “I really enjoy the unique approach ORB has taken to recruiting. Most recruiters are very secretive about everything they do, so much so it can make them very unapproachable and untrustworthy. ORB take the dark art out of recruiting with an honest approach and share information freely which makes the job so much easier and more enjoyable.

“What we do can make a difference to individuals and that’s why the biggest part of my job is getting to know everyone that I deal with. There is nothing better than knowing you’ve found someone their perfect position that will allow them to progress their career and also improve their lifestyle.”

Gregor is the fourth member of ORB’s growing Scotland team, which has already had to move to a larger office as the business expands. Last year, the team won a contract with Time for You Care to fill 120 permanent care practitioner roles across Scotland in 2022.

In addition, as part of the firms’ expansion plans in Scotland, Gillian Nimmo, who joined ORB last year, has been promoted to director.

Alan Wallace, director at ORB Recruitment who leads the Scotland office, said: “We’re thrilled to welcome Gregor to ORB’s Scotland team and also congratulate Gillian on her well deserved promotion.

“We have big plans for 2022 and it’s fantastic to have Gregor on board. His skills and experience will be a valuable asset as we continue to expand the business and drive a new era for permanent recruitment in Scotland.”

Stewart Olsen, Group CEO, also commented: “Having Gregor on-board is another step towards our vision for our Edinburgh operations, his skills and experience will prove invaluable to the expanding team in Scotland.”

Headquartered in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, ORB Recruitment is a specialist, dedicated recruitment consultancy offering effective recruitment solutions to clients across the UK.

The fast-growing company supports a variety of businesses within the manufacturing and production, healthcare and construction and engineering industries.

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