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Contract, Temporary, Full-Time and Temp to Perm – What do these employment terms mean?

Are you currently looking for work but getting confused as to what the different employment terms mean? Do you know your working rights when offered different forms of employment? We’ve summarised the main types to ensure you’re applying for the best job for your situation. Contract employment A contract job is not a permanent position.

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Where Do You See Yourself In 5 Years?

One of the most common interview questions of all time is;  “Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time?” So I thought I’d reflect on this question to see what my job as a recruiter might be like in 5 years’ time and if I will be replaced by a new and shiny robot

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Baby Isla is Born

The GB Team were absolutely delighted when Office Recruitment Specialist, Alex came into the office and told us last year that he and his wife were having a baby. The office has been so excited for the whole pregnancy, often making him nervous with anecdotes about their own experiences…he was certainly prepared for everything by

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The STEM Network Launches in Gloucestershire

GB Solutions Tech Consultant, Georgia Taylor is well aware of the shortage of candidates with Tech & IT skills not just locally in Gloucestershire but more broadly across the UK   STEM candidates are undoubtedly becoming harder to find. Often connected with an image problem, the STEM degree courses are often thought of as harder

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The GB Solutions Cheltenham Challenge 2017

On Sunday 18th June, the hottest day of the year to date, over 1800 enthusiastic and energetic runners all gathered at Cheltenham Racecourse to compete in The GB Solutions Cheltenham Challenge. The Cheltenham Challenge, organised by CCP is becoming a much-loved annual event in the Gloucestershire calendar and is growing year on year. For the

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What The Queen’s speech means for HR

On 21st June, before having her annual day out at Royal Ascot, The Queen formally opened parliament outlining which laws will be laid before MPs in the near future. Although her speech heavily focused on issues such as Brexit, it also contained a few things HR should be on the lookout for. Hayley Kirton from

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Top Tips on Getting a Job After Uni

  Are you about to Graduate and unsure of what to do next? The daunting reality of having to find a job is quickly approaching and finding that perfect job that suits your skill set and a company that suits your personality can be like finding a needle in a haystack. GB Solutions want to

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GB Solutions Are Proud to Sponsor Cheltenham Challenge

Paul Blower, Co-owner and Company Director of GB Solutions, has actively taken part in Cheltenham Challenge multi-terrain running event held each June at Cheltenham Race Course. Having competed in the marathon event in 2015, he went on to take on the ultra-marathon in 2016. Now his company, GB Solutions, a recruitment consultancy with 5 divisions

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STEM Gets an Investment

The Chancellor Phillip Hammond presented his Spring Budget for 2017 on 8th March to Parliament, detailing a focus on investment in education and the STEM sector. Recruiting for the technology sector we identify that there is a skills shortage in the UK making it harder for businesses to grow. GB Solutions Tech Consultant, Georgia Taylor

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