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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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6 Myths of Recruitment Agencies

Thought you knew everything there is to know about recruitment agencies? Chances are, you’re believing a myth or two! We’ve collected the top 6 myths of recruitment agencies and we’re here to bust them.   1. Recruitment agencies take a % of your salary One of the most common myths of recruitment agencies is that

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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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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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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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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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Don’t be a desperate job-seeker

We often receive calls from candidates along the lines of “I just need a job, I’ll do any kind of work!” Although it’s a sentiment to be applauded, the pitfall is that desperate energy will radiate in waves. It’s only natural to feel needy and even a touch desperate when job-hunting. It’s no fun feeling

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Recruitment lessons from Love Island

The reality television show, which returned for a third series on ITV in June and July, features singles competing to ‘couple up’ for a £50,000 prize. Attracting an audience of two million viewers per show, the popular programme has become a guilty pleasure for many professionals. But what can recruiters learn from the world of

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Contract, Temporary, Full-Time and Temp to Perm – What do these employment terms mean?

  There is a great deal of talk about the gig economy but while we are all familiar with permanent contracts there are many other options that may suit you or your employer better. Employment contracts are our bread and butter so we’ve summarised the main categories we deal with on a daily basis to

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Top Tips on Getting a Job After Uni

  Are you about to Graduate and unsure of what to do next? The daunting reality of having to find a job is quickly approaching and finding that perfect job that suits your skill set and a company that suits your personality can be like finding a needle in a haystack. GB Solutions want to

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How To Love Your Job

Valentine’s Day is here and the UK has once again gone crazy for red love hearts and cuddly teddy bears. This year the UK will spend over a staggering £1bn to show their loved ones how much they care for them. What’s interesting, is that most of us will spend the majority of Valentines Day

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