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How to build your professional network

Building a professional network can feel daunting – especially when you’re just starting out in your career. Nonetheless, it can be extremely beneficial to build your professional network in the long run! As the saying goes it’s all about who you know, and knowing the right people could lead to exciting career opportunities. CV-Library outlines below its

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How to be ‘me’ in an interview.

  I recently came across a blog by Jeevan Balani on Glassdoor called ‘How Can I Be Authentic In Interviews?’ After positive feedback from our recent blog ‘How to deal with nerves before interviews,’ this article struck a chord with me. What happens to the confident, experienced candidate that applied for the job when they

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How to deal with nerves before an interview

We hear so much talk of ‘fit’ being the essential criteria in choosing a candidate but so often our candidates come out of an interview saying they just haven’t been ‘themselves’. Undoubtedly to get the most out of an interview, the secret lies in creating a sense of relaxation and establishing a real relationship. The

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Are you dismissing jobs too quickly?

I read an interesting piece this week from the BBC that job adverts can often put some women off from applying for jobs. “Words matter. And the way we use them in job adverts can dictate whether or not people bother to apply. This is a big problem if you’re a business trying to recruit

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Cheltenham Challenge – Bring Your Own Bottle

Reducing plastic has been a government campaign for years, but since David Attenborough pleaded to the audiences in the final Blue Planet II, it may not have really resonated with most. His cry for us to see and understand what our use of plastic is doing to the environment really hit home. It’s had us

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How to further your career in cyber security

  With so much of our life now online, including a huge amount of our personal information, cyber security risks are continuing to grow. Yet there is also a growing skills gap when it comes to this area of technology, with a shortage of qualified professionals in the industry. As such, professionals in the sector

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What to do after University

What to do after University? Is this a constant question in your mind? Our Director, Sue Waters gives you 4 tips on what to do next. The end is in sight and however much fun you’ve had at Uni, the world of work now looms. With all the opportunities on websites, university job boards and

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Looking for temp jobs in Gloucestershire?

  Looking for work but nothing coming up? Perhaps it’s time for a temp job in Gloucestershire? If you’re in between jobs or enjoy flexibility in your working life perhaps it’s time to consider temporary assignments. Searching on the top job boards in the UK this morning I found there were over 50,000 temporary jobs

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Join The Cheltenham Challenge

For the second year running, we’re proud to be sponsoring The Cheltenham Challenge. For those that aren’t aware The Cheltenham Challenge is organised by Gloucestershire charity CCP, the ‘GB Solutions Cheltenham Challenge 2018’ is likely to attract 1700 participants taking part in the 5k, 10k or half marathon events. The organisers expect the event to

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Transform your CV

Minding my own business on a Sunday afternoon I came across a handy article in The Sunday Times Style Magazine. Scarlett Curtis, a young and spirited ‘gen-Z’ columnist has given us a collection of online tools that can help our professional appearance. The one that really caught my eye was CEEV. Described as a ‘nifty

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Extra pair of hands for the end of the Tax Year?

We can help! If you’re looking for either a Credit Controller to help manage your cash flow, a Payroll Administrator to help with P11d’s and P60’s, a Statutory Reporting Accountant or an extra set of hands to get reconciliations and audit schedules up to date then look no further.  We’re able to offer you complete

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