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Living My Dream – working as a Technical Recruiter (relocating Java & Web experts to Gibraltar that is!)

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I have been living in Southern Spain for 7 years now. I always kind of knew that I wouldn’t stay in Poland forever but never imagined my life would be so great in the Southern Spain.

Working in Gibraltar and living in Spain is a common way of living for those who decided to pursue a career in the iGaming industry (and soon in the crypto industry). Crossing the border twice a day is not a problem if you choose to walk or go by bicycle or motorbike. I admit entering Gibraltar by car is very courageous given that not many parking spaces…

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Extracrypticular activities….. Why would I spend my Saturday at a conference?

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It’s a sunny Saturday in February at my home in Torreguadiaro, Spain. So, what is on the agenda for today, meeting friends for Tapas? A trip away, perhaps Sierra Nevada? Or just keep it simple by cooking a nice lunch and taking the dog to the beach? No… I’m about to drive to Gibraltar for a Cryptocurrency conference. “This is madness” I hear the imaginary crowd say…… “You work all week in Gibraltar, why on earth would you drive back there to do a “work thing”? And actually….. why would I?

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Are you a job hopper and how important is having a solid CV in today’s market?

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I don’t think I have ever heard a candidate say “I’m a job hopper”. They might say instead, “I know that I’ve my CV looks a bit jumpy but…….” And then they will explain the reason (or variety of reasons). It could be due to any number of factors such as family circumstances, seasonal employment, working in the temp or contract market, redundancy, relocation….

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David Wilson decided to “go there and see how it works out”. Here’s how it worked out in Gibraltar…

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Gibraltar has – for well over 10 years now – been a haven for most Online Gaming companies to ply their trade. Why? Well, for several reasons such as lower tax rates and a quality of life many on the Rock take for granted. The industry currently employs around 3000 people. Let’s put that into perspective. The entire population of Gibraltar is a mere 30,000 – you do the maths. It’s a thriving industry and one of the main…

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What if an employer asks you to complete a Psychometric Test before being offered the job?

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Pre-employment aptitude tests are becoming increasingly common with each passing year. Employers have learned that they can save valuable time and money by thoroughly screening candidates before hiring them. That being said, understanding the differences between various aptitude tests can be difficult. I am here to give you a mini overview of the different tests…

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How to secure a job in the Online Gaming Industry in Gibraltar

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How to secure a job in the Online Gaming Industry in Gibraltar

If you’ve decided to relocate to Gibraltar or one of the surrounding Spanish towns and are looking for a suitable position in Gibraltar within the online gaming industry then this article will provide you with some information on how to start. Plan your relocation and consider the move carefully Research into relocation so that you are sure that the move is right for you (and also your partner & family if applicable). If your skill set is very strong…

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Emma Heyde gives some insight into the recruitment and relocation of professionals to work for Lottoland in Gibraltar

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The Online Gaming industry in Gibraltar offers a vast array of career opportunities. With people coming from all backgrounds and areas of experience such as marketing, Technology & Operations. Many people even start from entry level, the all-important foot in the door often leading to a prosperous career in the industry. I recently caught up with Lottoland’s Talent Acquisition Manager Emma Heyde to get her perspective of…

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Humility is the key trait for a successful interview!

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Let’s take for granted that your skills and experience are a match for the role because otherwise you wouldn’t have been invited for an interview. Let’s also assume that the person interviewing you wants you to do as well as possible in the interview. Finally, it goes without saying that you will be well researched on the company and role and prepared for the usual types of interview questions, so that’s the basics covered!

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A typical weekend in Spain for Richard McWilliams

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As someone who recruits for the Online Gaming Industry based here in Gibraltar this is one of the questions that I have to answer on a daily basis. Well, let me explain a little of my weekend to you and this may help you understand part of the reason as to why I am here. I should explain that as I was living and working in Spain initially I decided to stay in Spain and commute on a daily basis once I found my role in Gibraltar; an option that…

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Our logo post went accidentally viral!

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When designing our new website we had split opinions in the office about our new logo so decided to put it up on LinkedIn to get some help with the decision. We thought that it might get a good response but little did we expect the post to travel around the world with over a thousand comments and half a million views. It was quite a surprise… for a small recruitment agency in Gibraltar.

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How was your commute this morning?

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How was your commute this morning? Was your view more like option A, B, or C?

If your journey was like option A or B but you’d prefer it to be more like option C then why not consider relocation? Here at Castle Hill we are looking for talented professionals to come and work in Sunny Gibraltar! We have many opportunities within the online gaming industry and the companies offer great salaries, benefits and relocation packages!

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Volunteer interviewees required!

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On behalf of Castle Hill Recruitment I’m looking for volunteer interviewees to answer questions and give their thoughts about various topics such as: – Your own experience about relocation to Gibraltar / Southern Spain and the lifestyle here – How to enter the online gaming industry and how to progress your career in the gaming industry – Job hunting, Interview, and career progression advice specific to the online gaming industry in Gibraltar…

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