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Things to consider when applying for jobs

It’s easy to get carried away when applying for jobs but you need to look at the bigger picture. There are several things you should think about when applying for a new job and we’ve listed some of our top considerations below, to make your job search easier: Benefits Scroll down to the bottom of

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How to deal with nerves before an interview

We hear so much talk of ‘fit’ being the essential criteria in choosing a candidate but so often our candidates come out of an interview saying they just haven’t been ‘themselves’. Undoubtedly to get the most out of an interview, the secret lies in creating a sense of relaxation and establishing a real relationship. The

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Common Interview Questions after Uni

If you’ve read our how to format your graduate CV you’ll know the next step is the all important interview. As you’ve been at University for the past 3+ years, you may not be familiar with the types of questions you’ll be asked, so we’ve listed 9 common interview questions you may be faced with,

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5 reasons why grads should use a recruitment agency

You’re close to graduating, the question is, what next? It’s easy to think that because you have a degree you’ll automatically find work, unfortunately this isn’t the case. You aren’t only graduating with the rest of your University; you’re competing with previous Grads who chose a placement year; a gap year and Grads already in

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The changing landscape for legal careers

Recruitment in the legal sector has changed dramatically in recent times. The traditional image of graduates from top universities driving expensive cars and being paid handsomely hardly reflects life inside a typical law firm today. This is evidenced by the vast number of highly paid CILEx (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives), Licensed Conveyancers and apprentices

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Employment Law Changes from April 2019

From April 2019 there are a number of Employment Law changes. To make this easier for you we have listed these changes below but to see the full details, follow this link – https://www.personneltoday.com/hr/employment-law-changes-2019-april-hr/ Pension Contribution The most well-known change that is occurring from 6 April 2019 is the minimum level of employer AND employee

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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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