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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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Sponsors of the SoGlos Business Awards 2021

We are excited to be a part of the new SoGlos Business Awards 2021. After such a tough year for many businesses, it is a great opportunity to get together to recognise and celebrate businesses across the County. At GB Solutions, we are sponsoring the Employee of the Year Award and we have seen some

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Our top tips for your video interview

Due to COVID-19, many of our clients have taken to video interview in order to conduct their interviews. For some, this will come as a relief; you don’t need to find the office, pay for parking or even leave the comfort of your home! However, for most of us, this is a brand-new way of

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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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GB Solutions – What’s new?

Our financial year ends in August 2020 and it’s been the most remarkable I can ever remember. The first 6 months were extremely positive, some 25% up. Then in March Covid hit.  July and August have seen increased placements, giving us the confidence to bring the team back. Although when I say bring the team

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Staying active whilst self-isolating

If you are unable to work from home but you’ve been asked to self-isolate then it can be difficult to think of ways to fill your time. For those looking for some tips on what you could do to stay active and remain positive, we’ve put together a few ideas below: Update your CV This

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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 that it’s time for a career change

It’s January, and with most, if not all of us glad to see the back of 2020, we set our sites on the prospect of 2021. A lot of new year’s resolutions include being happier and healthier. So, maybe one of your new year’s resolutions is to get a new job or start a new

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