Posts Tagged: Marketing Jobs

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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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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Marketing budgets are set to increase in 2013

This week the IPA Bellwether report which looks at marketing budgets within the UK has been released. 300 senior marketers from top businesses were surveyed and the results reveal that 36% of those surveyed are setting higher marketing budgets for the next financial year whilst 23% are setting lower budgets compared to those set last.
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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 begins to recruit in new areas

Building on their ongoing success, marketing recruitment agency Brand Recruitment is expanding the areas that they recruit in and will now be offering their award-winning marketing recruitment services to clients and candidates based in Oxfordshire and Berkshire. This development will be welcomed by businesses and marketing job-seekers in Berkshire and Oxfordshire will now benefit from.
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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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Cambridge marketing recruitment agency in line for national award

The Cambridge-based marketing recruitment agency Brand Recruitment has been shortlisted as finalists in the national Marketing and Advertising Recruitment Awards. After taking the crown as Regional Marketing Recruitment Agency of the Year in last year’s awards, the expanding agency has been named as a finalist in a remarkable three categories. This year sees Brand in.
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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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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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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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Brand Recruitment shortlisted for two MARA awards

Specialist marketing recruitment agency Brand Recruitment has recently been shortlisted for two categories in the annual MARA awards. Brand have been selected for both "Best Regional Agency" and "Best Medium Agency", and are one of just six agencies in each category. The national awards recognise achievements in the field of advertising and marketing recruitment and.
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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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Another One Bites the Dust; Thorntons to Close 180 Stores and Lose Their Marketing Director

Over the last couple of weeks, the high street has seen many chains close-down as they fall victim to diminishing sales. Fashion retailer Jane Norman fell into administration just a couple of days ago and has seen all 90 of their stores cease trading. Entertainment group HMV is due to close 60 of its stores.
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