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SEO Showdown: Cambridge vs. Oxford

The founder of Cambridge’s first free SEO meetup event, Andrew Cock-Starkey, started ‘Optimisey’ with aim of trying to help people in and around Cambridge learn about SEO, get better at it and share knowledge. Having lived and worked in Cambridge for over 10 years, and with his wife originally being from Oxford – these two cities.

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Help! Why are all my marketers leaving?!

Have you or your business had to ask this question recently? Or perhaps you’re repeatedly struggling to fill a role that just keeps becoming empty? Is it the nature of the marketing industry that employees hop round, or are employers missing something in terms of how to keep marketers happy? Missing something, you could be..

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Brand Recruitment Finalists for 6 Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards!

  It’s become a bit of a tradition that each year we’ll put together entries for some of the most well-respected accolades in the marketing recruitment industry; the Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards. The MDRAs recognise and celebrate recruitment firms that have displayed unparalleled excellence within the marketing, advertising, creative and digital sectors. In the.

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Marketing Salaries: The Highest Paying Sectors

The results of our annual ‘Marketing Recruitment Review and Salary Survey‘ produced some interesting findings, especially when it came to comparing the level of pay for marketers across different industry sectors. Our 2017/2018 Salary Survey results showed that the average salaries for some of the most common marketing job titles are as follows: Marketing Assistant.

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Why do marketers still feel underpaid?

As part of our Marketing Salary Survey 2017 which took place at the beginning of this year, we asked hundreds of marketers the question ‘Do you feel that you are underpaid?’. The results were rather disappointing, with 59% of marketing professionals feeling as though they were not being paid adequately. Despite 53% of respondents telling.

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Dear John, Janet, James, Jack, Jane… Jesus! Is automated marketing killing your business?

  So, picture this…It’s 9:16am, you’re sat with a nice mug of tea (not Earl Grey), possibly a biscuit… You’ve just got into work with a horrendous commute in the rain, not good rain either, it’s that sideways rain which gets you soaked in seconds. You may have kerbed your wheel because Brenda in Accounts.

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How digital has changed the way we buy houses…

  As Beyoncé sang: “If you like it, you should have put an offer on it!”. Never has the housing market been more prevalent in the press than it is today. Well, OK, maybe she didn’t use those exact words; but with current reports showing there are eleven buyers for every property that comes available,.

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Is the education system failing the marketing industry?

  I am very interested to get views and input on this topic as having scraped through college and not attended university, I’m not exactly the most qualified individual to comment from an educational perspective. What I can say is that I work with a lot of companies recruiting marketers as well as lots of.

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Great Expectations: Are Employers Demanding Too Much of Candidates?

  We’re hearing more and more about a supposed “skills gap” in today’s job market. Employers are desperately trying to fill positions, spending months and months on recruitment, but cannot find the right calibre of candidates with the skillset to meet their requirements. Here at Brand, we speak to hundreds of marketers each week who.

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Recruitment Newbies Wanted!

So, it’s a new year, and as your resolution you promised yourself that you would get out of that job you no longer enjoy and you’ll find yourself a more lucrative career… Well look no further as Brand are currently looking for a Recruitment Consultant and a Recruitment Resourcer to join our Cambridge-based team.   We’re proud.

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