Posts Tagged: Marketing Recruitment

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Why do marketers still feel underpaid?

As part of our Marketing Salary Survey 2017 which took place at the beginning of this year, we asked hundreds of marketers the question ‘Do you feel that you are underpaid?’. The results were rather disappointing, with 59% of marketing professionals feeling as though they were not being paid adequately. Despite 53% of respondents telling.

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Is the education system failing the marketing industry?

  I am very interested to get views and input on this topic as having scraped through college and not attended university, I’m not exactly the most qualified individual to comment from an educational perspective. What I can say is that I work with a lot of companies recruiting marketers as well as lots of.

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Great Expectations: Are Employers Demanding Too Much of Candidates?

  We’re hearing more and more about a supposed “skills gap” in today’s job market. Employers are desperately trying to fill positions, spending months and months on recruitment, but cannot find the right calibre of candidates with the skillset to meet their requirements. Here at Brand, we speak to hundreds of marketers each week who.

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Recruitment Newbies Wanted!

So, it’s a new year, and as your resolution you promised yourself that you would get out of that job you no longer enjoy and you’ll find yourself a more lucrative career… Well look no further as Brand are currently looking for a Recruitment Consultant and a Recruitment Resourcer to join our Cambridge-based team.   We’re proud.

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Brand Recruitment Crowned ‘Best SME Recruitment Agency’

  Yesterday evening we attended the Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards 2016 held at the Hilton Metropole Hotel in London. We are incredibly proud to announce that we didn’t come home empty handed and were crowned ‘Best SME Recruitment Agency’! This is an accolade that we are honoured to have received as it recognises us on a.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Recruitment

  I didn’t have a clue what to expect when I joined the recruitment industry. I excitedly told people about my new job and their faces would drop, or they’d look at me and wince. As someone who does care about other people’s opinions, it somewhat squashed the excitement I initially felt for my new.

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The Working Dead – The Advert Apocalypse

  Are we trying to connect with a bunch of zombies? No. Well, why is so much content written in a way that encourages the reader to lose interest in less time than it has taken for the page to open? Good copywriters always talk about generating pieces of writing which allow the reader to.

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Reasons Why You Should Work for a Marketing Agency

Having recruited for many marketing agencies over the last five years, a common response when speaking to candidates is that working hours and pressures paint an unattractive picture of agency life where demanding deadlines from clients, long hours and short lunch breaks have become the norm. Having spoken to many candidates both agency-side and in-house.

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Has contingency ruined the recruitment industry?

Firstly, you might have no idea what “contingency” is, so to cover this off first, it’s the most common form of recruitment for jobs ranging from entry level through to middle management. It involves an agreement where the client (recruiter) does not have to pay any fee to the recruiter (agency) until they find them.

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Brand Recruitment are finalists for 6 awards at the Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards 2016!

The Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards 2016 will take place on the 23rd November at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel. The awards, also known as the ‘MARAs’, recognise recruitment firms that have displayed unparalleled excellence within the marketing, advertising, creative and digital sectors. We’re very pleased to announce that Brand Recruitment have been shortlisted for.

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Your Career Strategy Post Brexit – What’s The Plan Stan?

  So we’ve had the Brexit smash up and it’s still unfolding. And to rub salt into the wound, we can now enjoy the hangover of this toxic party and it’s not pretty. Everyone is on edge. I have spoken to a number of candidates following this fiasco and the question on nearly everyone’s lips.

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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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What’s in a name? | Recruitment discrimination

Recruitment discrimination A couple of weeks ago a close client of mine got in touch to say that as of immediate effect they would be changing their shortlisting process when selecting candidates for interview. They now request that I remove all personal details including name, gender, address and DOB; basically any details that could be used.

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Bad Recruitment = Bad PR

A Layman’s Guide to Being a Nice Company to Interview With   Having worked in recruitment for almost eight years it still amazes me that so many companies spend millions of pounds each year on PR, social media, crisis communications, brand management etc. to keep their image and reputation intact, but pay no attention to the bad.

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The 3 reasons your best marketers are thinking of leaving you…

As part of our Marketing Salary Survey which took place towards the end of 2015, we asked marketing professionals across the region a series of questions regarding their career. One of the questions asked as part of our survey was:  'Are you considering a career move in the next 12 months?'. The results of this question revealed that a.
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Are you getting enough?

NOTE **Since this blog was first posted, the Marketing Recruitment Review & Salary Survey 2016 has now been released, check it out here** So, are you getting enough? It’s a topic that many of us don’t like talking about… However, Brand Recruitment’s soon to be released Marketing Recruitment Review and Salary Survey 2016 might be able to.

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Not your typical recruitment job…

This article is actually something a bit different to my usual posts. At Brand, we’re hiring within our Cambridge office and I am using this article to do a bit of promotion. Sorry if you’re looking for marketing insight, which is my usual bag…you may not find it reading this post! But if you –.

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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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Top 5 tips for candidates and employers in the New Year

As we wave goodbye to 2015 and welcome 2016, it is no secret that the New Year is the busiest time of the year for the majority of the recruitment world – you only have to Google search ‘best time of year to find a new job’ and you’ll instantly find a number of supporting.

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Are you failing to hire and retain the best marketers?

You want to improve the quality of marketing person you hire? Consider being open to a wider range of backgrounds, specifically industry experience. It might seem unusual that as a marketing recruiter I am on the side of the candidate rather than the client when it comes to the experience needed for a role. In.

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Brand Recruitment Crowned Best Regional Agency 2015!

Last night we attended the prestigious Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards 2015 held at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel, and we are ecstatic to announce that we were awarded ‘Best Regional Agency’. We are incredibly proud to have received this award and be recognised again for displaying supreme excellence within the marketing, advertising, creative and.

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Brand Recruitment are finalists for 6 awards at the Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards 2015

The Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards 2015 take place this evening (25th November) at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel. The awards recognise recruitment companies that have displayed excellence within the marketing, advertising, creative and digital sectors. We’re very proud to say that Brand Recruitment have been made finalists for a fantastic 6 awards that are.

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