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The benefits of flexible working for you and your employees

  All employees with 26 weeks’ service have the right to request a change to their hours, timing or location of work.  An employer that rejects an employee’s request for flexible working must have at least one specified reason for doing so. “Only 6% of employees are working the traditional hours of 9 to 5

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Sue’s 1st Birthday

It’s almost a year since Sue came onto the board at GB Solutions and its certainly been a year to remember! We asked Sue a couple of questions about her first year in the hotseat. Has time gone slowly or quickly since you started? It seems forever since we signed the contract and I formally

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Pied Piper Quiz Night

We recently hosted a quiz night with Pied Piper at Milestone School in Gloucester. It was a fantastic evening & fun for all! We had Pizza (donated by Fat Toni’s), drinks, a raffle & the all important quiz! The theme was ‘Back To School’, so our questions were centred around this, including our all important

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Technology Recruitment Specialist

  GB Solutions have long been recognised as the region’s leading recruiters. Their specialist divisions make them a go-to resource for HR+Legal, Tech, Finance, Sales and Marketing. Joe Lyons has an exceptional amount of knowledge in the Tech sector, having left his recruitment desk in Bristol, he not only knows the sector, he also knows

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Five great tips on how to write your 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 the 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 hundreds,

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How to conduct a great interview

You’ve completed the job description, got HR’s approval, sifted through the CV’s. Maybe you’ve even completed your telephone interview’s but now comes the big event – the face to face Interview. We’ve put together a few helpful tips on how to conduct a great interview and get the best out of your prospective candidates. Ask

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Choosing the Right Recruitment Agency

Whether you’re a business or a job seeker, choosing the right recruitment agency is imperative. Why? They will be the ones who represent you. Recruitment agencies differ drastically and whilst it’s tempting to pick one at random, we recommend doing your research first.   What’s on offer? First things first, think about what type of

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9 Reasons to use a Recruitment Agency when Hiring

Have you ever wondered why you should use a recruitment agency? What can a recruitment agency offer you that you can’t just do yourselves? Below you’ll find the top 9 reasons to use a recruitment agency and why it is beneficial for your company, big or small. 1. Saves time One of the most desirable

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