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Brand Recruitment Crowned Best Regional Agency 2015!

Last night we attended the prestigious Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards 2015 held at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel, and we are ecstatic to announce that we were awarded ‘Best Regional Agency’. We are incredibly proud to have received this award and be recognised again for displaying supreme excellence within the marketing, advertising, creative and.

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Brand Recruitment are finalists for 6 awards at the Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards 2015

The Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards 2015 take place this evening (25th November) at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel. The awards recognise recruitment companies that have displayed excellence within the marketing, advertising, creative and digital sectors. We’re very proud to say that Brand Recruitment have been made finalists for a fantastic 6 awards that are.

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As advertising loses its potency, do brands need to move towards a more product-led approach to marketing?

A recent report from Nielsen showed that over the past two years, there has been a marked decline in the level of trust across a variety of the most popular advertising channels. In fact, so pronounced is the drop that only the three least trusted formats – mobile ads and texts and social media advertising.

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DON’T PRESS THE BUTTON… DON’T READ THE ARTICLE!

OK… So you’re here and you pressed the button! You’ve started reading the blog… even though it said not to. This isn’t down the fact you’re feeling ‘a little naughty’, it’s because we, as human beings, are wired up to push the boundaries and venture into the unknown, our intrigue makes us want to seek.

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Why aren’t more graduates attracted to a career in recruitment?

I was recently looking to hire a junior candidate with some sales experience for a trainee recruitment consultant role, a task which I initially thought would be relatively easy. However it soon became apparent that finding suitable candidates to interview from the applications we were receiving was going to be a struggle… In the past,.

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Happy 10th Birthday Brand Recruitment!

Happy birthday to us! – It’s crazy to think that we’ve been around for a decade…Brand Recruitment was founded in Cambridge back in 2005 when we spotted a gap in the market for a specialist marketing recruiter with strong local roots and knowledge. Over the past ten years we’ve literally gone from two people starting.

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Do candidates accept CV advice from recruiters?

I often read with interest many of the articles on LinkedIn relating to recruitment and I’ll be the first to admit that what I’ve written here is neither a hot topic or rocket science, but due to a couple of experiences I’ve had recently, I felt compelled to put pen to paper all the same..

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Are third sector marketers underpaid?

  Whilst to some this may seem like a simple ‘yes/no’ question, many of you will know this is not the case….. ‘Third sector organisation’ is a term that relates to organisations that are not-for-profit and non-governmental, as opposed to existing in the private and public sectors. It includes voluntary and community organisations such as registered charities,.

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From the frying pan to the fire? Is there a good time to leave a job?

Everyone has those moments of frustration at work; an over-demanding boss, long hours, lack of career progression or the feeling that they are being underpaid or overlooked. Yet, however hard employers try to create an environment without these frustrations, they will inevitably occur from time to time. Think back over your career and remember the.

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Why do experienced brand managers change jobs?

Brand management is one of the most sought after career paths within the consumer marketing world. In a nutshell, a modern day brand manager’s job invariably involves developing, communicating and implementing a brand plan, however, executing this successfully is much more complicated and involved than it may initially appear. It requires first class project management.

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Recruitment Process: Traditional Vs Modern…

Whether we like it or not we are becoming increasingly connected. It’s a simple fact that improvements in modern technology have changed the way many of us now live our lives  – in fact adults in the UK now spend on average a shocking 2 hours 26 minutes (non voice) each day on mobile devices..

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Technical marketing, PR and comms – finding the right person

I’ll start this post by saying that so far it’s been a good year with regards to B2B marketing, PR and comms recruitment. We’ve had a record number of technology and software companies contacting us with brand new and exciting requirements which is fantastic, this is something we still consider our ‘bread and butter’ across.

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How to find your next senior marketing job

Have you progressed significantly in your career, maybe now head up a marketing team and are ready to make a career move but are finding there are no senior marketing roles locally? Marketing recruitment expert, Ursula Colman, has been working on senior level marketing positions in areas such as Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Leicestershire,.

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Is enough being done to support working parents?

It is not uncommon today to see increasing numbers of parents wanting to continue to work after having children in order to keep the careers that they have worked long and hard for going. For many, it is often the case that there is no option but to continue to work after having children in.

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Brand Recruitment donates to Peace Child International

At Brand Recruitment we are always keen to get feedback from candidates on our performance, and as such send out feedback questionnaires to all newly registered candidates in order to identify areas in which we can improve. As a reward for completing the questionnaire, candidates who respond are then entered into a quarterly draw to.
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Where are the senior marketing-job share roles?

Job-sharing is where two or more people share a ‘whole’ or ‘full time’ job. When I first started recruiting in marketing in 2006 there was a definite interest from companies in job-sharing positions and I recruited for a few job-share roles. Then the recession came and since then of the hundreds of marketing vacancies I.

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What does a career in marketing involve?

If you are thinking about developing a career for yourself in marketing or want to know which paths there are to take now you have decided on your career – we are here to help! A career in marketing is full of opportunities and can open up several different avenues, which may leave you wondering.

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The Marketing Recruitment Review and Salary Survey 2015 has arrived!

The wait is over – Brand Recruitment’s Marketing Recruitment Review and Salary Survey 2015 is here… Our new look Marketing Recruitment Review will provide you with expert job finding and recruitment insight, aimed at both candidates and employers alike. We’ve covered everything from CV writing, interviews, how to attract and retain employees, and job market.

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Senior Recruiter unravels common CV myth

There are a lot of myths floating around about how best to write an effective CV: where to include your education section, and in how much detail; whether to include personal details such as marital status and date of birth; if a column or table format works best, or even an adventurous font. However, as.
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Marketing Recruitment Review and Salary Survey 2015 – Coming Soon!!

Our latest Marketing Salary Survey for 2015 is coming soon; and this year will be coming with a new look and approach! In recent years we’ve released our annual Brand Recruitment Marketing Salary Survey which includes information and insight on different types of marketing roles, as well as survey findings on salaries and other statistics.

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Brand Recruitment hops on board with local businesses this Easter

As PR and marketing recruitment specialists, we regularly go the extra mile to hunt out a good thing and find the best talent for our client companies. So when we’re looking for presents for our customers, we apply the same approach. With Easter on the horizon, we wanted to send out an Easter-themed gesture to.
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Calling all Cambridge PR Pros

Are you a hardworking PR Pro based near Cambridge? Would you like the opportunity to unwind, chat and network over a drink or two?

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