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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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9 Reasons to use a Recruitment Agency when Hiring

Have you ever wondered why you should use a recruitment agency? What can a recruitment agency offer you that you can’t just do yourselves? Below you’ll find the top 9 reasons to use a recruitment agency and why it is beneficial for your company, big or small. 1. Saves time One of the most desirable

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How to Work with Grads

We’ve highlighted the benefits of hiring a graduate and given our top tips on how to attract them, now it’s time for us to advise how to work with grads! Graduates typically fall under Generation Z and young Millenials whose traits differ to workers of previous generations. In addition, their time at university has shaped

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How to Attract Graduates

You’ve read our blog post on the benefits of hiring a grad and now you want to hire them. Here we will show to how to attract graduates to your business! Contrast to popular belief, salary isn’t everything and unfortunately it won’t be the tool to secure the interest of a grad. Graduates understand that

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Transform your CV

Minding my own business on a Sunday afternoon I came across a handy article in The Sunday Times Style Magazine. Scarlett Curtis, a young and spirited ‘gen-Z’ columnist has given us a collection of online tools that can help our professional appearance. The one that really caught my eye was CEEV. Described as a ‘nifty

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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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Benefits of agile working

Flexible or agile working used to be for the top dog’s or just the lucky ones, but the world is changing and agile working is becoming one of the more popular benefits that people are looking for when considering changing jobs. Employment law states that all employees who have worked for their employer for more

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Holiday Hack for 2018

Have you already used up your holiday allowance for 2017 and dreaming of sunny beaches, snow-covered mountains and cold drinks in front of beautiful landmarks? You’re not alone! But don’t worry, the team at GB Solutions have discovered a great hack which will nearly double your holiday allowance for 2018. December 2017 – January 2018

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The Top 4 Interview Questions to Avoid

Finding the right person to join your business can be a tricky task. Making it even harder, the interview is an opportunity for not only the business to see if the candidate is the right fit, but the candidate is sussing out if you’re right for them. We often read about quirky office layouts, excellent

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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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Lea Williams has been promoted

The first quarter of 2017 has been a record breaker for GB Solutions who have smashed their targets. Contributing to this success is Sales & Service Consultant Lea Williams. Lea joined GB Solutions in 2015 from a background in Sales and Recruitment. She has worked hard over the years to really get to know her

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Women In STEM

GB Solutions joins forces with Gloucestershire Women’s STEM Network It is widely acknowledged that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) are dominated by a male workforce. A study by STEM Graduates found that just 15% of Engineering graduates are female. This is not a surprising figure when we discover that only 9% of the overall

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