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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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How to search for a job

Google ‘jobs’ in your local town and you will come up with a list as long as your arm. There are a thousand different jobs on the internet so the world is your oyster, isn’t it? Yes, there are a bewildering array of roles with as many job titles as there are opportunities. But actually,

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Where Do You See Yourself In 5 Years?

One of the most common interview questions of all time is;  “Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time?” So I thought I’d reflect on this question to see what my job as a recruiter might be like in 5 years’ time and if I will be replaced by a new and shiny robot

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Comic Relief Fundraiser

We love an excuse to fundraise at GB Solutions and love a reason to eat cake even more. So when we saw a reason to do both for Comic Relief we jumped to it! Led once again by our super organised, Financial Service’ Recruitment Consultant, Danni Young, the event was perfectly organised with each team

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Have you considered temping?

Are you immediately available and looking for work? Have you thought about temping? There are several benefits to temping, some of which are: Temping is an excellent way of “getting your foot in the door” of businesses who may decide to offer you a permanent position at the end of your temporary assignment You may learn

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Time To Get Graduates

Its that time of year…Exam dates are set and revision programmes in full flow and we have a good supply of graduates ready to launch themselves onto the job market in May. We successfully place a good number of graduate candidates each year and have put together what we consider the 7 main benefits of

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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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How to write an excellent cover letter

Along with your CV, the cover letter is often the first chance you’ll get to impress an employer, yet they are often rushed and unconsidered. Here’s our guide on what to write to get the attention your application deserves.   Give it time You may spend hours and hours on your CV, but there is

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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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