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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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Are you dismissing jobs too quickly?

I read an interesting piece this week from the BBC that job adverts can often put some women off from applying for jobs. “Words matter. And the way we use them in job adverts can dictate whether or not people bother to apply. This is a big problem if you’re a business trying to recruit

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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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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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Searching For A Job At Christmas

Getting ahead of the game So we’re staggering through November and crawling into December. You’re getting to the end of your tether with your current role. You’re not going to stick it out for another year and you’re determined to make a change. We meet so many candidates at that point – really ready for

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Top Tips on Getting a Job After Uni

  Are you about to Graduate and unsure of what to do next? The daunting reality of having to find a job is quickly approaching and finding that perfect job that suits your skill set and a company that suits your personality can be like finding a needle in a haystack. GB Solutions want to

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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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Top 10 LinkedIn Tips

Love it or hate it you can’t do without it! Since its launch in 2003 Linkedin has become the facebook for business life and is the go-to place for recruitment and jobsearches alike. So, why is LinkedIn so important? From a recruiters point of view LinkedIn is one of the first places recruiters start looking

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No job is a dead end job

Your career is going nowhere and you feel trapped in a dead end job? This isn’t the first time we’ve heard this. But in our experience, it’s usually down to a dead end mind-set, not a dead end job. Many people become bored, disinterested, frustrated, unengaged and disconnected from their current jobs, yet they believe

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10 things NOT to put in your CV

Your CV will never be finished. You will be forever tweaking, updating, checking and tailoring. There are essential things you need to include in your CV, but also things you really shouldn’t. You CV is your first impression to an employer We came across a great infographic from the guys at CareerSavvy highlighting 10 things you

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79% of accountants expect pay hike

A recent survey has revealed that 79% of accounting professionals expect to receive a pay hike this appraisal season. A third are wishing for at least a 10% rise of base salary and two-thirds of those are optimistic about nabbing a bonus too. There is also positivity surrounding career prospects with 35% they were looking for

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