Posts Tagged: CV tips

The new marketing CV

Marketers are tasked with keeping up with a rapidly evolving business landscape and eye-wateringly fast technological change. At the same time, many will be seeking to boost their careers during this time of flux. What key skills will marketers need to have on their CVs in the coming years? Skill: Data analysis With data now increasingly.

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How to become a Brand Manager

A Brand Manager is responsible for managing the image and reputation of one or more brands, usually within the consumer sector. They need to have their finger on the pulse to understand all the latest trends, industry developments and consumer insights to develop strategic brand plans to drive brand awareness, market share and increase sales..

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Top tips to boost your graphic designer CV

Graphic design is a creative and dynamic profession. Therefore, in order to bag yourself a job, you need to stand out against the crowd to get a recruiter’s attention. However, while you still need to show off your innovation and creativity, your CV also needs to be professional. To help you strike the right balance,.

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Would you like to see my portfolio?

  Portfolios, love them or hate them, they’re almost always an essential when applying for design and creative jobs. In fact, if I could, I would make it a flat rule that you can’t apply for senior design jobs without them. I’d even suggest that employers must, by law, allow designers to build portfolios without.

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Top tips for landing a digital marketing job with no experience

It stands to reason if you’re fresh out of university or college, or if you’re looking for a career change, you will have little experience in the digital marketing world. But don’t let your lack of experience in the industry hold you back from pursuing a career in digital marketing. Remember that everyone has to.

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5 CV mistakes that make me sigh loudly & place my head firmly in my hands

  I’m sure a lot of you read the title of this blog, sighed out loud, placed your head firmly in your hands and said “Not another blog about CV tips”. But I’m sorry, I’m a recruiter, and this is something that I had to get out of the way now so I can focus.

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CV tips – first or third person?

Three reasons you shouldn’t write your CV in the third person… What does Brand think about writing a CV in the third person? If you asked Brand this question, Brand may reply that Brand finds it a little off-putting to read someone’s name so many times on their own CV… Even typing that sentence was.

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Marketing Job Interview Tips

With the help of two of our experienced recruitment consultants, Dominic Phipps and Chloe Manchett, we've put together a helpful interview tips video on the dos and don'ts of interviews - from preparation through to the interview itself! The video provides some useful advice which we have gathered throughout our years of experience recruiting for marketing.
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Your CV online, really?

So, picture this, you’re a candidate on the cusp of moving on from a solid and reliable position you’ve been in for the last three years. You’ve decided that now is the time to make that leap into something better, something bigger and something which fits you more than your current position. Now, just for.

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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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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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How to use a recruiter to find a job

Do you want to understand the process of using a recruitment agency a little better? Well first of all you need to know that a recruitment agency is a business that can help you with your job search, whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position, they are able to assist you through.
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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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Could poor grammar on your CV cost you a new job?

We recently read an article from Black Coffee Blog about how poor grammar will ruin your career and it led us to reflect about how much poor grammar and spelling affects our responses to a candidate’s CV. From the poll that Black Coffee Blog undertook, it revealed that 65% of those surveyed felt that poor.
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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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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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