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What to do with an IT Degree

If you’ve just completed a tech-based degree, the number of career paths open to you can be overwhelming. Whether you studied computer science, game development, software engineering or something else, your skills are highly sought after by employers. In this post, we highlight some of the options for what to do with an IT degree.

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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 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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7.7 Million workers resolve to leave their job in 2016

The ONS recently announced there are 31.2 million professionals working in the UK. A further study from job site, CV-Library, shows that an incredible 25% of those working professionals plan to find a new job in 2016. Are you one of them? The research found almost one in three professionals (30.5%) admit to feeling unhappy about

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How far will you commute to work?

There are few people that wake up looking forward to their morning commute to work, but as a modern day necessity people are now taking advantage of it rather than seeing it as a stressful inconvenience. If you’re on the hunt for a new job, the location is going to be a big factor. And

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What does a Conservative majority mean for businesses?

We think it’s safe to say that we’ve all had enough of all the election chat, with many glad it’s over and done with (for the next 5 years at least) and others still in shock over the Conservative majority. But what does this mean for UK businesses and employees? One star of the previous

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Can’t meet recruiters during working hours?

It’s hard work searching for a new job, sometimes more so when you already have one. There are only so many doctor appointments and secret calls you can make before you draw suspicion from your colleagues and boss. So GB Solutions have decided to run an Open Evening for anyone looking for a new role

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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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Top tips to boost your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn – just another social media site, you say? In a sense, yes, but with over 313,000,000 members and 93% of companies use LinkedIn for recruiting, this one is the world’s largest online professional network. By taking a little time to nurture your LinkedIn profile you can generate incredible opportunities for both yourself and your

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