Posts Tagged: Jobs

The importance of social media– can your company afford to be without it?

There was a time when social media was viewed with trepidation by some companies yet it now seems we have moved into an era where most companies cannot live without it! Back in 2010 only 35% of businesses used social media and 60% of those businesses did not have a strategy in place whereas now.
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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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Olympics causes decrease in job applicants

London is still buzzing from the success of the Olympics. The UK tried to capitalise on the opportunities presented by the Olympics and even though the games may have been a good excuse to celebrate and act as a temporary escape from reality the event has had a significant impact on the UK’s economy. The.
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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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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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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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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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The Prime Minister and Cabinet Office accrue new Head of Digital

Nick Jones has been named as the new Head of Digital for the PM and Cabinet Office. Currently heading up the Central Office of Information’s interactive services unit, Jones will step into his new role in a bid to shake-up the government’s digital communications. Having responsibility for all areas of digital communications, he will oversee.
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Surge in Social Media Community Managers across UK businesses

A recent survey carried out by EpiServer has revealed that in an attempt to bolster social media campaigns, 69% of UK businesses are looking to employ Community Managers. The results revealed that 73% of the 250 marketing decision makers that were surveyed are already or will be looking to use social media communities to market.
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