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How to be ‘me’ in an interview.

  I recently came across a blog by Jeevan Balani on Glassdoor called ‘How Can I Be Authentic In Interviews?’ After positive feedback from our recent blog ‘How to deal with nerves before interviews,’ this article struck a chord with me. What happens to the confident, experienced candidate that applied for the job when they

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Take these 5 things to every job interview if you want success

How you prepare for an interview is just as important, if not more so, than the interview itself. So do your homework in advance and take these five things to every job interview to help you on the way to success. 1. Positive attitude Your interviewer will want to know that you are not only

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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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Top 5 Interview Questions

  Our Top 5 Questions To Ask At Your Next Interview At GB Solutions, we understand that interviews are tough. More people are now applying for roles and competition remains high in most sectors. GB Solutions have compiled our top 5 interview questions to bag that dream job. Whilst it is the employers role to determine

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GB Solutions attended SkillsFest 2016

  GB Solutions were pleased to attend SkillsFest on 11th & 12th March at the Growth Hub, University of Gloucestershire, Oxtalls Campus. In 2016 SkillsFest was funded by Gloucestershire County Council and aims to provide young people in Gloucestershire with “opportunities to discover what they are good at and what they enjoy, through interactive activities

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Recruitment lessons from dating

The average smartphone user checks their phone 1,500 times a week. A quick flick of a button or swipe of a screen to check up on day to day life. This mobile age is forcing recruiters to re-evaluate how they target potential candidates, so they’re taking tips from dating sites like Tinder. We loved this

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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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8 Tips for Dealing with Interview Nerves

Sweaty palms, shaking legs, thumping heart? Even the interviewer had to go through an interview to get their job. Job hunting is not easy and can churn a lot of dread and anxiety before, during and after the interview. So how do you cope and get through the interview sweat free?   First things first,

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The secret behind recruiting the best sales team

If you’re recruiting a new team of salespeople do you know what to look for and how to look for it? Lea shares her top tips for recruiting the best sales team.   Individuals within a sales team work very much independently, with their own targets and commission rates and therefore being responsible for their

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The Most Important Work Skills in 2020

It’s hard to think about the future when you’re simply trying to survive the day to day grind. Yet the world is changing faster than you think. The future of the workplace is ever evolving with new technologies, smart machines, automatic processes and new ways of communicating, all changing the nature of skills required. GB Solutions

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What are Competency Based Questions in Interviews?

The majority of employers use competency based questions to assess candidates at interview – especially within the Sales and Service Industry. But what are they and what do you need to do to answer them well? Lea our Sales and Service Specialist, gives us an overview…    First of all, let’s cover the basics of

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