Posts Tagged: Office Fun

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5 ways to have fun in the office this Christmas

Whether you’re counting down the days until you finish for the Christmas break, or you’re frantically trying to get your work done before the New Year, it’s important to embrace the festive period in the office. After all, ‘tis the season to be jolly, unwind a little and take yourself a bit less seriously! And.

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Gareth Southgate – Global inspiration for the recruitment industry

Twenty-two years ago, Gareth Southgate missed the penalty that resulted in England dropping out of the European Cup on home soil. Something that by his own admission was the worst day of his life, and has haunted him ever since. Yet all these years on, after guiding England into the quarter finals of the World.

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The Marketing Dress Code

The marketing industry is home to a vibrant mix of creative business people, and as industries go, it’s often thought of as one of the more laid-back when it comes to dress codes. But relaxed rules can lead to confusion – how smart should your smart casual be? How casual is too casual? From what.

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The Recruitment Process Is Just Like The X Factor…

Guilty! – I’ve been watching The X Factor this year and I’m hooked. As I’ve watched the auditions progress to live shows it’s got me thinking how each of the rounds the contestants go through reflect the different stages of the recruitment process. Ultimately, The X Factor is one big interview for the ‘dream job’!.

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Should Pokémon ‘Go’ away in the workplace?

So, (in case you’ve been living under a rock for the past week) Pokémon Go is a newly released, free-to-play, augmented reality game for Android and iPhone. The game has been somewhat of a global phenomenon, and has got us all out Pokémon hunting with our smartphones in the real world.   Currently the top.

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Your marketing team is more like Harry Potter than you think…

So, for my first ever blog, I thought I would combine something I do on a daily basis (other than talk about Harry Potter!) with my all-time favourite book/movie franchise. It got me thinking that most marketing ‘characters’ within the team have the exact traits of JK Rowling’s famous individuals. Take a look and see.

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Happy 10th Birthday Brand Recruitment!

Happy birthday to us! – It’s crazy to think that we’ve been around for a decade…Brand Recruitment was founded in Cambridge back in 2005 when we spotted a gap in the market for a specialist marketing recruiter with strong local roots and knowledge. Over the past ten years we’ve literally gone from two people starting.

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Brand Recruitment takes part in ‘Wear it. Beat it.’ with BHF

After hearing about the ‘Wear it. Beat it.’ campaign, Brand Recruitment was inspired to take part to help raise money for the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

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Are marketers getting into the Halloween spirit for 2014?

Halloween, once known as All Hallows Eve, is a billion-pound industry, although it can sometimes feel overshadowed as you can almost guarantee that as Halloween is approaching, Christmas is creeping up on us too. However, there are many ways that companies can scare up more business during this holiday, particularly within the retail industry which.
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Brand Recruitment is holding a Halloween Bake Off for Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Brand Recruitment is proud to be continuing our fundraising for a charity that is close to our hearts, Breakthrough Breast Cancer. Earlier this year we took part in #TheChangeChallenge where we raised a fantastic £400, more than 4 times our target of £75 after we achieved our target of gaining 75 new Twitter followers and.
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The ‘Brand’ British Bake Off

Here at Brand Recruitment we wanted to get into the baking spirit as 'The Great British Bake Off' came back onto our television screens. Some of the team are avid followers of the hit TV show which has been running since 2010 with judges including cookery writer Mary Berry. On Friday 22nd August, we held.
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Task Brasil receives donation on behalf of Brand Recruitment’s Team Players of the Month

Joby Read, Rachel Kaye and Louise Keeley have been chosen by their colleagues at Brand Recruitment as the ‘Team Players of the Month’ for June 2014. This time around we came up with three new categories for each member of staff to nominate one colleague under to result in three, different overall winners. The categories.
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RSPCA and Sport Relief receive donations on behalf of Brand Recruitment’s Team Players of the Month

Lauren Barham, Dominic Phipps, Alana Walden and Claire Webster have been chosen by the rest of the staff here at Brand Recruitment as our ‘Team Players of the Month’ for March 2014. As the first Team Player award of the New Year we have come up with an updated voting system which involves having three.
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Brand Recruitment takes part in #TheChangeChallenge

Brand Recruitment is always keen to support charities and do our bit to raise both money and awareness. Last year we had a lot of fun supporting the charity Breakthrough Breast Cancer by taking part in the ‘Pink Bake Off’ and raising £91.35. So this year after hearing about Breakthrough Breast Cancer’s brilliant new social.
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Cancer Research receives donation on behalf of Brand Recruitment’s Team Player of the Month

Aimee Everest who is our Recruitment Resourcer at Brand Recruitment, has been crowned this month’s Team Player of the Month. This time around the votes were focused on our pro-activity and creativity around the office. Aimee was nominated by her peers for a number of reasons, including ‘asking questions to improve her knowledge on marketing.
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The Chris Yeates Spinal Cord Injury Charity benefit from this months ‘Team Player’

Brand Recruitment is delighted to announce that Jack Stewart, one of our newest Recruitment Consultants, was voted the Team Player Award for May. With a majority of the votes from the Brand Recruitment Team, Jack has been recognised for bringing a positive, happy atmosphere to the office everyday and by also making a real effort.
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Cambridge Hospital charity receives donation on behalf of the Brand Recruitment ‘Team Player of the Month’

Brand Recruitment has this month recognised the hard work of Lauren Barham, part of the Candidate Engagement Team, at Brand Recruitment. Lauren was chosen as April's team player of the month for her efforts in making sure that the office is always fully stocked with the necessary grocery and stationery supplies and for her enthusiasm.
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Brand Recruitment’s Team Player of the Month donates to SOS Animals charity

This month Ben Phillips was the winner of our Team Player of the Month award. He is one of our Recruitment Consultants here at Brand Recruitment, and was nominated for always being polite and considerate to others. He was also chosen for generally bringing high spirits and a pleasant atmosphere to the office. In addition.
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Guide Dogs receive this month’s Team Player award donation

It’s that time of the month again! February was the winning month for Sarah Rhodes, who is a Senior Recruitment Consultant here at Brand Recruitment. Some of the reasons why she was nominated for our Team Player of the Month award included having good team spirit, along with kindly helping out others when needed. Also.
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Team Player of the Month donates to Alder Hey hospital

Rachel Kaye is the latest member of Brand Recruitment to be awarded Team Player of the Month. She received nominations for remaining calm under pressure, always being on hand to help out with a positive attitude, and her help throughout Brand’s recent office move. Rachel was delighted to receive this coveted accolade amongst the team.
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The Blue Cross benefit from Brand Recruitment ‘Team Player’

This month Emma Wright, who is part of our Candidate Engagement Team, won the Team Player of the Month and chose to donate to the Blue Cross. The Blue Cross is an animal welfare charity with centres across the UK which provide a variety of services for animals and pets. Emma was delighted to win.
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Office pets – the new stress relief?

If you’re a pet person, there’s probably nothing you’d like more than to take your four-legged companion to work with you. Last week, the Brand Recruitment team was lucky enough to experience this as we had our very own office pet for the week in the form of Dave the Pug. It had been suggested.
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