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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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How to Work with Grads

We’ve highlighted the benefits of hiring a graduate and given our top tips on how to attract them, now it’s time for us to advise how to work with grads! Graduates typically fall under Generation Z and young Millenials whose traits differ to workers of previous generations. In addition, their time at university has shaped

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How to write a personal profile for your CV

A personal profile is essentially the introduction to your CV. An insight into what you’re all about. This is your golden opportunity to promote yourself, so make sure it counts! I often relate a personal profile to the write up on the back of a DVD. A short paragraph that gives a colourful description about

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How to show you’re a great fit for the job on your CV

                    Sometimes the job description in a job advert is too vague to allow you to accurately demonstrate why you’re a great fit for the job. It’s in moments like these that you will probably be tempted to fire off a generic CV and hope for

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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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Things to consider before hiring more employees

Whether you are a young company, a fresh start-up or a booming global brand, there are a few things you need to consider before hiring more employees to ensure you’re hiring at the right time and in the right way. As a business owner, your workforce is the most valuable asset and requires the most

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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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Are you drinking your coffee all wrong?

We’re not talking latte VS espresso, instant VS bean, one lump or two. You may be drinking your coffee all wrong due to the time of day you decide to chug that first and last cup…  The science behind drinking your coffee The guys at AsapSCIENCE have done research into the best time to drink

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How to gain control of your workload after a holiday

The peak holiday season is here and we’re all gagging for a little bit of sea, sand and sangria! After sharing some tips on how to prepare your holiday cover to ensure a stress free break, we thought we’d give you a little guidance on how to regain control of your workload after your holiday.

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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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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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