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Choosing the Right Recruitment Agency

Whether you’re a business or a job seeker, choosing the right recruitment agency is imperative. Why? They will be the ones who represent you. Recruitment agencies differ drastically and whilst it’s tempting to pick one at random, we recommend doing your research first.   What’s on offer? First things first, think about what type of

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Employment at all time high

Commenting on the publication of labour market statistics by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), which shows that the employment rate reached 75.3 percent in the three months to July, the highest level since records began in 1971, Recruitment & Employment Confederation chief executive Kevin Green says: “Businesses continue to hire despite economic and political uncertainty.

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The STEM Network Launches in Gloucestershire

GB Solutions Tech Consultant, Georgia Taylor is well aware of the shortage of candidates with Tech & IT skills not just locally in Gloucestershire but more broadly across the UK   STEM candidates are undoubtedly becoming harder to find. Often connected with an image problem, the STEM degree courses are often thought of as harder

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Lea Williams has been promoted

The first quarter of 2017 has been a record breaker for GB Solutions who have smashed their targets. Contributing to this success is Sales & Service Consultant Lea Williams. Lea joined GB Solutions in 2015 from a background in Sales and Recruitment. She has worked hard over the years to really get to know her

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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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Benefits of using Freelancers, Contractors & Temporary Workers

Whether replacing or just needing an extra pair of hands on a new campaign, or someone to help you go social, the costs can sometimes have too big an impact on your business overheads. Considering the benefits of contractors, part-timers and temporary marketing staff could save you thousands… The Benefits of Freelancers Flexible and cost effective

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LinkedIn VS Recruiters: Why still use an external agency to support your hires?

We all rave about the importance of LinkedIn to get yourself noticed by employers. With over 16 million members in the UK alone, there is plenty of talent crying out to be head-hunted. So then why, as an employer, would you bother using a recruitment agency to find talent rather than simply utilise LinkedIn? Well,

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Welcome Lea Williams to the GB Solutions Team

We welcome Lea Williams as the second new addition to the GB Solutions team, and with a wealth of experience we are very happy to have her. Lea will be heading up the GB Sales & Service division. We asked her a few questions to get to know her a little better… 1. What made you decide

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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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Claire celebrates 5 years with GB Solutions

We’re all about people here at GB Solutions, so when our team hit their work anniversaries we like to celebrate. For Claire, it’s been a whopping 5 years in the GB team, so we asked her a few questions to find out more about her and how she’s found working with us. We also asked some

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Say my name, say my name… Sorry, what’s your name again?

Do you know the names of all your co-workers? A new bit of research has found 32% don’t. Of course, no one expects you to remember all the names of your fellow colleagues when you work in a giant organisation, but even those in smaller enterprises are struggling to keep up with the name game

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What your body language says about you – Interview tips

So you’ve smashed the first 7 seconds of your interview – you’ve dressed the part, greeted your interviewer with a genuine smile whilst looking them in the eye, given a firm handshake and introduced yourself successfully. Now you need to get through the grilling and come out the other side unscathed and with any luck,

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