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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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The importance of highlighting your EVP

EVP, or Employee Value Proposition is defined as the balance of rewards and benefits that an employee receives in return for what they contribute to the workplace. By creating a focused EVP, you’ll speak to your company culture, allowing job seekers, as well as current employees, to assess the organisational fit. Therefore, it is important

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5 ways employers can support employees returning to the office

LinkedIn data shows most UK employers stated they will be returning to the office within the next 6 months. With the majority adopting some form of hybrid working, following the ease of lockdown restrictions. Most employees are looking forward to the socialisation and collaboration aspects of returning to the office. However, there are significant generational

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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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Reboarding Employees

Nobody could have predicted this last year. With many employees furloughed or temporarily laid off, it has been difficult for everyone. But now is the time to begin the process of reboarding those employees as we are slowly getting back to a sense of normality. And, even though it is a ‘new normal’, there are

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Why Job Titles are so important for your job ads

When Employers write job ads, they tend to use job titles they like. Ones that sound interesting, appear more professional, or are more unique. As a recruiter, it is our job to ensure your job ad gets seen, applications come in, and that we are using the ‘right’ job title. In this article, we’ll expose

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Workforce planning – recruiting future talent

COVID has caused every business to reflect on its operations and requires businesses to reassess its workforce planning. Whilst some have already pivoted their business and are looking to invest, others say; “we just don’t have the budget”, “we can’t afford to do it” or even worse, “we’ve just laid people off”. Every single business

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Testing in recruitment selection

Hiring the right people for your business has a direct effect on the organisation as a whole. This is why recruitment and selection are so important when choosing people to work for your business. During the selection process it can be easy to miss a vital step – testing. Testing will provide you with more

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How to assess soft skills in an interview

How can you tell when a candidate looks good on paper, that they’ll be good in real life? ‘Hard skills’ such as a university degree, or experience in a specific role/field, are not enough to confirm, if a candidate will be good at the role you’re hiring for. You need a mixture of both hard

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How to make your company more attractive to candidates

It is no secret that the job market has seen a considerable amount of roles being advertised post-covid. We’re well and truly living in a candidate driven market. However, with skill shortages making it especially difficult for recruiters and hiring managers to find the right talent for the role. Now more than ever employers need

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How to onboard employees remotely

Introducing new starters can be difficult at the best of times but it is made that much harder when you are onboarding remote employees. So, how do you welcome, set-up and train new members of staff, when you’re working-from-home? In this article we will look at onboarding strategies for remote employees and the things you

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