Posts Tagged: Recruitment

employee wellbeing

Why investing in employee wellbeing will help you retain talent

Workplaces are adapting at a fast rate, with seismic changes over the last decade. Businesses now, more than ever, realise the importance of employee wellbeing. The reason is simple—happy staff members are more productive. This positivity also means your retention rates go up. They’ll stay on a long-term basis. As a result, this article explores.

Read more
recruitment and marketing

Why your recruitment and marketing team should work closely together

Traditionally, good business practice dictates that your marketing and recruitment departments should have little to do with each other. But in an era of intense competition from businesses the world over for top talent, you should use every available resource you have. As such, here’s an insight into how you can make your hiring strategy.

Read more
interview dress

Dressing for the job you want

Some of the most common questions we as recruiters are asked are “What’s the office dress code?” or “What should I wear to my interview?”… We often hear stories from clients that candidates have turned up to interviews dressed too casually or sometimes even dressed inappropriately, and when given that feedback the candidate is often.

Read more
graphic designer

Choosing between an in-house team, design agency or freelancers

Recently we’ve seen an increase in companies recruiting in-house graphic designers, as opposed to using freelancer design services. Designers tend to work in three main environments; in-house, design agencies and freelance. Some employers have suggested that there are many benefits to having an in-house design team, including cost and better control over their creative. But.
Read more
employee benefits

How to keep creatives happy with employee benefits

Whether it is health and wellbeing benefits, flexi-time or staff discounts – employee benefits can improve job satisfaction, as well as help employers attract and retain staff.   A recent study by Adler Business Gifts found that company benefit schemes are extremely important to employees. In fact, half of the UK-based respondents said that they.

Read more
marketing skills gap

How to close the skills gap

How do you identify a marketing skills gap in your company? And what can you do to close one? The role of marketing is growing all the time, especially as it enlists the help of new technologies such as artificial intelligence data automation tools. A little more budget and a little more time to learn.

Read more
MDRA18

What being Marketing & Digital Recruitment Awards 2018 finalists means to us

Yesterday it was announced that Brand Recruitment have been shortlisted for an impressive 6 categories at the prestigious Marketing & Digital Recruitment Awards 2018 (MDRAs). The upcoming awards ceremony will take place at the Hilton London Bankside Hotel in November this year. As always, the #MDRA18 is set to be an excellent evening and one.

Read more
gareth southgate

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.

Read more
recruitment service

Which recruitment service is right for your business?

If you're looking to hire a new member for your marketing team and are interested to find out what  recruitment options are available to you through Brand Recruitment, this short video will simply explain the different recruitment services your business can choose from, and the benefits of each of these to help fulfil your marketing recruitment.
Read more
graphic designer cv

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,.

Read more

A Guide to Design Recruitment

A basic guide for organisations hiring in Graphic Design and Web Development Not everybody who is looking to recruit Graphic Designers and Web Developers actually fully understands what to look for and how to go about it. Whether you’re a HR professional, Internal Recruiter, Managing Director, or Marketing Manager; I’ve put together this short and.

Read more

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.

Read more

Will Brexit backlash break the executive recruitment industry?

Was the “Vote to Leave” good for senior level positions in the UK? Will Brexit spell doomsday for the executive recruitment industry? Firstly, I must apologise, as I am sure you’re sick to the back teeth of reading ‘Brexit this’ and ‘EU that’, maybe nearly even as sick as hearing about ‘GDPR’. But as I’ve.

Read more

Take part in our Marketing Salary Survey 2018

Are you getting enough? Could you be earning more in another sector? Which industries value the marketing function most? Our Marketing Recruitment Review and Salary Survey 2018/2019 will reveal all. To help us to collate the insight and statistics which will make up our annual review, we’re asking marketing professionals across the country to take.

Read more
marketing salary benchmarking

Marketing salary benchmarking | How much am I worth?

I’m a marketer, how much am I worth? If you have read this title, and find yourself clicking on this link then you probably sit within one of three main categories; a marketing candidate interested to know if they should be paid more, an employer wondering if they should be paying more, or somebody who.

Read more
why marketers leave

Help! Why are all my marketers leaving?!

Have you or your business had to ask this question recently? Or perhaps you’re repeatedly struggling to fill a role that just keeps becoming empty? Is it the nature of the marketing industry that employees hop round, or are employers missing something in terms of how to keep marketers happy? Missing something, you could be..

Read more
best marketing recruitment agency

Brand Recruitment Finalists for 6 Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards!

  It’s become a bit of a tradition that each year we’ll put together entries for some of the most well-respected accolades in the marketing recruitment industry; the Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards. The MDRAs recognise and celebrate recruitment firms that have displayed unparalleled excellence within the marketing, advertising, creative and digital sectors. In the.

Read more
marketing salary survey

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more
guide to recruitment

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.

Read more