We took a couple of minutes out with one of our Recruitment Partners Annalie Graham for a coffee and a catch up. How did you get to where you are now? I have a background in the property industry, recruiting and managing a team for many years; from there I moved into a marketing role […]

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Flexible working is considered important by 86% of both B2B and B2C marketers, yet only 38.3% of them are offered the choice in their current roles. Lancaster University’s Work Foundation 2015 report “Working Anywhere: A Winning Formula for Good Work?” predicted flexible working will be the main way of working for 70% of organisations by […]

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When you are job hunting, the round of applications and interviews can feel highly repetitive and finding the motivation to prepare can be tough. However, a marketing interview requires more of a candidate than many other disciplines and it is simply not advisable to skimp on your preparation. Marketing interview preparation needn’t be too daunting […]

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In theory, recruitment appears to be a straightforward process. You have a marketing vacancy, you build the role profile and you find someone with the skills and experience who fits that profile. If they are also interested in the job, you employ them. As the Meerkats say, “simples”. As we all know however, things never […]

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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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