Posts Categorized: Employment/Careers

Marketing Job-Seekers Benefit from Brand Recruitment’s New App

Marketing job-seekers across Central and Eastern England can now benefit from Brand Recruitment’s handy app which is now available to download on all platforms. The app affords those looking for a new role the ability to search the latest vacancies, set up filters and favourites as well as applying for roles directly from their phone..
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Cambridgeshire helps lead the UK out of recession

Brand Recruitment are based in Cambridge, a city which during a recent visit, was described by Prime Minister David Cameron as lying ‘at the heart of Britain’s economic recovery’ as the country makes its way out of the recession. The PM recognised that for centuries Cambridge has been a ‘hub for innovation and enterprise’ and.
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Is now a good time to be looking for a new marketing job?

Brand Recruitment hosted its second Google Hangout last week. This time the topic was on the marketing job market which proved a very popular topic. In a time when confidence is starting to grow amongst clients, candidates and the marketing sector in general, we thought it would be a good opportunity to answer questions on.
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When should you revamp your CV?

This is one of those questions that appears to have no straight forward answer so we decided to create a poll to find out when you think is the best time to do this. 85% of respondents to our poll which simply asked "How often do you revamp your CV?" said that they revamped their.
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Brand starts to ‘Hangout’

Brand Recruitment held its first Google Hangout on the 30th July. With the popularity of Google Hangouts growing, we saw this as an opportunity to engage with our candidates. The topic was on interview tips and techniques and was held in a Q&A format. Candidates had been encouraged to email their questions on the interview.
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How important is it to ask questions at the end of a job interview?

You may have heard over and over again ‘make sure you ask great questions at the end of your job interview’ but really how easy it to think of a great question to ask off the top of your head when all of your questions have already been answered? After interviewing a candidate who seemed.
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Cambridge hosts Another Marketing Conference June 2013

This year Another Marketing Conference took place in the heart of Cambridge at the Junction on Tuesday 25th June 2013. It was an all day event running from 9.15am until about 4.30pm. The idea behind it was that it was created by marketers for marketers, with the intention of inspiring the minds of aspiring professionals..
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Marketing events taking place during May

Brand Recruitment are always on the lookout for exciting marketing conferences and events that would be of interest to marketing professionals in the Eastern region. During May the Chartered Institute of Marketing are holding several events in and around the Central and Eastern region. These events offer marketers a great resource to current marketing trends.
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Would your business benefit from a marketing temp?

Whilst we would hope that permanent work would be driving the growth of the UK job market, it now seems many businesses are opting for temporary employees to maintain productivity and without increasing permanent headcount. A recent poll suggests it is likely that 58% of employers expect to hire temporary or contract workers over the.
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Remote working soon to be a thing of the past?

With the Yahoo CEO, Marissa Myer recently announcing to all Yahoo staff that working from home will no longer be an option, we decided to look at what the benefits are of working from home or in an office for both employees and employers? Yahoo staff have been given until June to relocate to their.
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Marketing Job Satisfaction across the Eastern Region

How satisfied are marketers in their jobs? Brand Recruitment has just launched a marketing salary survey which examines the main factors relating to job satisfaction. Job satisfaction is difficult to measure as there are many external factors that can have an impact. Brand Recruitment asked all of the participants if they were happy in their.
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How was 2012 for marketers working in the Eastern Region?

Brand Recruitment has recently launched their marketing salary survey for 2012/2013 and we have found some interesting trends from the results. Brand currently specialise in marketing and PR recruitment across the Eastern region but have now expanded to cover Berkshire and Oxfordshire also. We have had a very successful and busy year here at Brand.
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Brand Recruitment Crowned Best Regional Agency

At the prestigious Marketing and Advertising Recruitment Awards (MARA) held on London’s South Bank, Cambridge-based Brand Recruitment was awarded ‘Best Regional Marketing Recruitment Agency’ for the second year running. The specialist marketing recruiters were also on the final shortlist for the Best Candidate Experience and Best Medium Agency awards. Brand were recognised for their continued.
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How to stand out from the crowd?

The amount of candidates seeking employment in the job market is vast. Employers have such a large pool of candidates to choose from that some job seekers are taking a different approach to their job search in order to stand out. We’ve noticed some creative and marketing job seekers are turning their CV and job.
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Copywriters are in demand

There has been a notable increase in companies recruiting for copywriters within the eastern region. Here at Brand Recruitment, we have been contacted by both in-house organisations and agencies looking for copywriters to join their team so why the rise in copywriting jobs? With digital technologies taking over the globe, companies have to keep on.
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How valuable is a marketing degree?

Marketers are beginning to question the true value of a degree, as training and experience have been found to be more valuable when trying to break into this fiercely competitive industry. A recent survey carried out by The Marketers Forum has found that over 50% of marketing managers looking to recruit marketers do not require.
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Cambridge is one of the best paying cities in the UK

Cambridge has been named as one of the highest paying cities in the UK by a recent report from the Office of National Statistics (ONS), which analysed salaries across the country. The report also highlighted that the East of England also has the highest employment rate in the UK, 74.7%. London was found to be.
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Brands are faced with a global shortage of data-driven marketing professionals

Recent advances in digital data and software have opened up opportunities for companies to gain insight from customer data in order to improve their knowledge of the market. However, according to a recent global survey of data science professionals by IT consultancy, EMC, there is a global shortage of the skills needed to progress the.
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Are we becoming a nation of job flirts?

According to a recent report carried out by Taelo Corporation, social networking has created a nation of UK job flirts. The ease of following a company that a jobseeker is interested in working for or liking a recruitment agency’s page has become very simple. It enables the jobseeker to passively look at new opportunities without.
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Changes in the soft drinks market

Soft drinks industry marketers are finding that they now need to add value to their marketing in order to compete in this fiercely competitive sector rather than focusing entirely on price. It has become harder for companies in the soft drinks industry to compete on price as commodity costs have risen in recent times, pushing.
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Graduates in low-paid jobs

The Office for National Statistics has revealed that 36% of graduates (dating from the past 6 years) were employed in unskilled jobs during 2011 which is an increase of 9% from 2001. The recession that hit the UK during 2008 is the main reason for these recent results. There was a decline in new graduate.
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UK Employment Set to Rise

New employment opportunities are looking promising according to recent figures carried out by recruitment firm Manpower. According to the survey, the nation is set to overturn the hiring lull experienced across so many industries in recent months. The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey is a source of data taken from the responses of 2,100 employers in.
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