Money and salaries. It is a notoriously uncomfortable subject for many people. Price points are nothing new for marketers, we are regularly assessing, setting and monitoring these in the markets in which we work. But, how many of us think about price points when setting or reviewing a marketing salary? You assess the value of […]

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Perhaps unsurprisingly, the internet has been full of rather entertaining memes since President Trump decided to sack his new Communications Director after just 10 days in role. Thankfully it’s not often in marketing that we find someone sacked in such a short space of time, but it did get us thinking. What could inadvertently give […]

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The REC cites marketing as one of the most challenging areas to find top talent this year. It is a profession that is rapidly evolving and developing, becoming more technically focused and specialised. With candidates more likely to stay put in an uncertain outlook, competition for the top marketing talent becomes fiercer. We take a […]

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We took a few minutes out to have a cuppa with Recruitment Partner Mel Hosegood this week to discover what makes her tick. How did you get to where you are now? I began my career wanting to be a journalist, so I worked in sales for magazines and newspapers as a way of getting […]

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Competition for the top marketing talent across both B2B and B2C is fiercer than ever. Job levels have returned to their peak recently as reported in our recent blog post in May, yet candidates are showing reluctance to move. So, what are marketers looking for in their next employer? A strong remuneration package only goes […]

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As marketers you are well versed in copy writing, skilled at storytelling and have excellent attention to detail; so you think that creating your own marketing CV should be a breeze. However, we trip over the same mistakes again and again, some of which will actually lose candidates the opportunity of an interview. So, we […]

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There are a multitude of articles online about how to avoid alienating your interviewer as a candidate; but very few people discuss the possibility of the interviewer alienating your marketing candidates. So we thought we’d take a look at questions that have been posed to candidates or marketing colleagues in marketing interviews in the past.  […]

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We love a bit of data at Armstrong Lloyd, after all, recruiting for marketers we should! So, when we noticed a significant drop off in the number of marketers applying for a new job in May (43% on the prior month**) we just had to take a look. It’s not the case that the jobs […]

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We took a little time out recently to have a chat with Armstrong Lloyd’s Director Karen Lloyd to find out what makes her tick… When did you start in recruitment? It feels like a lifetime ago! After university, I started working for a company called David Chorley Associates in 1996, specialising in Accountancy Recruitment. How […]

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