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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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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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Planning to skip work to watch the Rugby World Cup?

According to a recent survey by CV-Library, 1 in 7 workers are tempted to skive off work during the Rugby World Cup this September and October. That’s a whopping 4.4 million! Not only did CV-library snoop on people’s potential to skip work, they revealed the strong demand for employee engagement during international sporting events. 81.8%

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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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How your voicemail can hinder your job prospects

Chatting on the phone is something we all do in everyday life, whether it’s with friends, family or colleagues, so you may be wondering why we’re writing about this topic? Well, much of the recruitment process is actually done over the phone. Telephone interviews Increasingly, the telephone interview is being used as the second wave

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GB Solutions Strengthens Local Business with Recent Contract Wins

GB Solutions is a leading Gloucestershire based employment agency that has grown from strength to strength throughout its 15 year history. Gaining PSL (preferred supplier list) status with many of the county’s leading institutions has enabled the recruitment business to develop a team of specialist recruiters covering the Sales, Finance, Marketing, Office and IT sectors.

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