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Getting to know Danni

What’s your name and what do you do? My name is Danielle aka Danni and I work on the Financial Services desk here at GB Solutions. I help a variety of clients ranging from Finance to Insurance and everything in between.  Where were you born? I was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire and used to live

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How to search for a job

Google ‘jobs’ in your local town and you will come up with a list as long as your arm. There are a thousand different jobs on the internet so the world is your oyster, isn’t it? Yes, there are a bewildering array of roles with as many job titles as there are opportunities. But actually,

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How to write your skills into your CV

So far this month, we’ve covered why we need a CV and how to write our personal profile.  Now it’s time to showcase your skills and discuss the importance of having them on your CV. When companies are looking to employ new staff, they will only be selecting CVs that match the specific skill set that

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How to write a personal profile for your CV

A personal profile is essentially the introduction to your CV. An insight into what you’re all about. This is your golden opportunity to promote yourself, so make sure it counts! I often relate a personal profile to the write up on the back of a DVD. A short paragraph that gives a colourful description about

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6 skills you need to succeed as a Developer in 2018

  A Developer is a key individual who builds and creates software and applications which are ultimately used on desktop or mobile. They’re not a programmer per se, nor are they a computer scientist. In fact, a Developer is a generalist, a master of a lot of trades, but not necessarily an expert at anyone

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Getting to know Lee

What’s your name and what do you do? I’m Lee Curry and I’m a Senior Marketing Recruitment Specialist at GB Solutions Where were you born? I was born in Hillingdon, Middlesex and was brought up In Berkshire. We moved to Gloucestershire last year. This is where my wife’s family are from and it felt like

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How to write a standout CV

Your CV hopefully portrays an accurate, detailed and relevant insight into your work life to date. It should also demonstrate that you have the necessary skills and experience to apply for this job. This is a great starting point. However, don’t think you’re alone in applying for this job. You could potentially be competing against

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Searching For A Job At Christmas

Getting ahead of the game So we’re staggering through November and crawling into December. You’re getting to the end of your tether with your current role. You’re not going to stick it out for another year and you’re determined to make a change. We meet so many candidates at that point – really ready for

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3 reasons not to wait until January to recruit new staff.

As we approach the end of the year, the recruitment industry typically slows down as businesses start to put their staffing requirements on hold until the New Year. This not only includes the hiring of new employees but also sees the delaying of interviews and in some cases offers. The whole process seems counter-intuitive to

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