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How to further your career in cyber security

  With so much of our life now online, including a huge amount of our personal information, cyber security risks are continuing to grow. Yet there is also a growing skills gap when it comes to this area of technology, with a shortage of qualified professionals in the industry. As such, professionals in the sector

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3 reasons not to wait until January to recruit new staff.

As we approach the end of the year, the recruitment industry typically slows down as businesses start to put their staffing requirements on hold until the New Year. This not only includes the hiring of new employees but also sees the delaying of interviews and in some cases offers. The whole process seems counter-intuitive to

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Simple CV tweaks that will get you noticed by employers

  If you’re regularly applying for jobs you think you’re perfect for, but aren’t receiving responses, perhaps your CV isn’t standing out amongst the competition. To make sure you’re noticed by top employers, and for the right reasons (unlike this guy), here are some simple CV tweaks that will strengthen your application. Inject relevant keywords

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26.2 miles and over £1,000…

Our very own Paul Blower did the awe-inspiring job of completing the Cheltenham Challenge Marathon on Sunday 21st June in a time of 4 hours 5 minutes. His aim was to raise much needed funds for the Sue Ryder charity, managing to reach 80% of his target by the day. However, his outstanding effort bumped

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Paul runs Marathon for Sue Ryder

With less than a week to go until the Cheltenham Challenge, Paul’s legs are almost ready to bear the pain of 26.2 miles thumping the ground around the Cheltenham countryside. Sunday 21st June is D-day. The longest day of the year. And it will certainly feel like it for Paul. Starting and ending at the Cheltenham

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The Dreaded UK Skills Shortage

Whether you’re planning to attract or simply retain, your staffing needs are likely to be affected by the UK skills shortage throughout 2015. Both the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) agree that the UK is set to see a significant shortfall in UK talent over the coming year.

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GB Solutions welcomes Sue Waters to the team

The GB Solutions team are very excited to welcome their latest consultant, Sue Waters. Sue is joining the GB Marketing division as In-house Marketing Recruitment Specialist; working alongside GB’s Director Paul Blower. To get to know Sue a little better we asked her some questions about herself: What will your role be at GB Solutions? Joining the company

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GB Solutions supports the Gloucester Foodbank this Christmas

Christmas is a time for giving… …but also a time of crisis for vulnerable people & families. This year GB Solutions supported the Gloucester Foodbank to help provide emergency food for local people in need. In 2013-14, over 900,000 people turned to the help of the Trussell Trust to provide essential sustenance for themselves and

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