Posts Categorized: Employment/Careers

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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Common CV mistakes

Monster.co.uk has recently carried out a study which reveals the most common mistakes candidates make on their CV. This got us thinking at Brand Recruitment and we have put together a list of common ‘mistakes’ we come across on a daily basis. We are in agreement with one of the main points Monster makes about.
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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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Increase in the uptake of short marketing training courses

The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) has noticed a significant increase in the number of employers investing in short training courses for their staff. The CIM has around 50,000 members and provides training and professional marketing qualifications for marketers that are internationally recognised as industry standard qualifications. The CIM run around 140 different marketing training.
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Whitbread announces expansion and recruitment plans

The Whitbread Group which owns Costa Coffee and the hotel chain Premier Inn has announced that it is planning a rapid expansion of these two brands to be supported by the creation of 10,000 new jobs over the next three years. The expansion plans will involve 10,000 new Premier Inn rooms as well as a.
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Where is the best place to find a job in the UK?

The best place to find a job in the UK has been revealed as Scotland by jobs site Adzuna. The research looked at the number of available posts in comparison with the number of unemployed people in 50 locations across the UK, to highlight the competition for jobs across UK cities. In comparison, Yorkshire was.

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Cambridge marketers benefit from networking event

130 local marketing and media folk descended on Revolution Bar, intent on establishing new business relationships and cementing existing ones at an event sponsored by Brand Recruitment and organised by marketing job site, onlymarketingjobs.com. Simon Lewis, Director of onlymarketingjobs.com remarked, “For me what marks Cambridge out as a networking hotspot is the sense of community;.
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The Cost of a Creative

As an employer, do you know how much the average wage of a Graphic Designer would set you back? Or are you a designer who wants to know your economical worth? Either way, Brand Creative can help shed some light on the ‘going-rate’. Currently compiling a salary survey to find regional averages, Brand has spoken.

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Higher Salaries for Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire Marketing Jobs

In Brand Recruitment’s recently conducted annual Marketing Salary Review for 2011, marketers living in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire are paid 1.48% above the regional average. Brand Recruitment has released details about its recent Marketing Salary Review. The recruitment agency surveyed jobseekers and employees across the Eastern Region in order to ascertain average salaries for different marketing.

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Salary Review for Norfolk and Suffolk surprises marketers

A review of salaries for marketing jobs which is soon to be launched by Brand Recruitment indicates that salaries in Norfolk and Suffolk are generally lower than in other areas of the Eastern Region. The report focuses on counties across the Eastern region, and the category for Suffolk and Norfolk marketing jobs indicates that salaries.
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Marketing budgets remain low but marketers should not be left disheartened

A recent report conducted by Bellwether has found that marketing budgets have been cut for the first quarter of 2011 within the UK. Despite this, Brand Recruitment who specialise in marketing jobs across Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire have found that marketing budgets set aside for recruitment have not been affected. 300 companies were surveyed by Bellwether.
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