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Why You Shouldn’t ‘Ghost’ a Potential Employer/Recruiter 👻

👻 What does it mean to ‘ghost’ someone? Ghosting is the practice of ending a personal relationship with someone, by suddenly and without explanation withdrawing from all communication. Usually associated with dating, ghosting also happens in the workplace and is becoming increasingly common among candidates. 76% of job seekers have ‘ghosted’ an employer/potential employer, even

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Questions to Ask at the End of an Interview…

The interview has gone well. You’ve taken the time to think of your answers and you’re excited about the opportunity. At the end of your interview, you are asked if you have any questions for the hiring manager. To have a chance of securing the job, always say yes. Asking questions shows the hiring manager

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How to get a Job in PR…

💭 What is PR? PR is short for Public Relations and refers to the strategic communication from an organisation to the public, to maintain, or cultivate public image. What does a PR professional do? There are two sides to PR: positive storytelling, and damage control. PR professionals create PR strategies to develop a positive reputation

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Why do Employers Offer a Sign on Bonus?

You may have seen in recent news that Amazon are offering new employees a sign on bonus of up to £3500. In an already stretched labour market, the race is on to secure top talent. This had us asking the question, why do employers offer a sign on bonus? In a nutshell, it is offered

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How has our Approach to Work Changed since the Pandemic?

Our approach to work has shifted since we were first asked by the Government to work from home. Working from home has had an impact on both employers and employees. It has altered how we feel, what we think, and what we want. From not only our work lives, but from life in general. Those

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Our Top Tips for your Video Interview

Due to the pandemic, many of our clients took to video interview in order to conduct their interviews. For most of us, this was a brand-new way of interviewing. We were using technology we weren’t familiar with, finding it difficult to communicate in the same way, and unsure of the correct ‘etiquette’ used during video

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GB Solutions 5 top tips for working from home

Many of us have been working from home for over a year now. As soon as Lockdown 1.0 was announced, businesses across the world sent their teams home to work. For some of us, we’d never worked from home before, so the idea of working from home was new. As businesses slowly reopen, many are

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How GB Solutions stand out…

Did you read our recent blog? If you did then you’ll know choosing the right recruitment agency is imperative to your job search. There are a lot of recruiters out there, so how do GB Solutions stand out? We’ve put together 6 reasons why we think we are the recruitment agency for you… Specialists Each

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Thinking about starting a career in Commerce?

As demand for candidates with more specific commercial skills grew we launched a new division and recruited a driven, successful consultant with a wealth of knowledge in the field of Commerce. Our Commerce candidates come from a variety of industry sectors and their skills include buying, contracts management, demand planning, merchandising, planning, project management, supply

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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 job

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5 Signs it Might be Time for a Career Change

Not everyone knows what they want to do when they enter the workforce. In fact, by the age of 50 the average person will have had 12 different jobs. So, if you’re considering a career change, you’re not alone. We have listed below 5 signs that it might be time for a career change. If

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