All Careers Advice

  • An interview is an opportunity not only for the company to ascertain whether you’re the right candidate for them, but also your opportunity to gather as much information as possible about the role and firm’s fit for your immediate and long-term career goals.
  • Employers receive hundreds of CVs and spend only a few seconds scanning them so it’s important to make sure that it’s succinct, relevant and sells your skills. Below are 6 tips to writing a successful marketing CV for the Professional Services sector (they are relevant to any sector).
  • The appeal of social media from a personal and business perspective is the freedom it gives for expression and marketing. There are no definitive rules other than moral codes of society and what’s deemed appropriate.
  • With the number of available graduate jobs expected to reach a ten-year high, things are looking up for graduates. But bosses of Britain's top 100 employers are urging students to get some work experience before applying for roles.
  • True or false: graduates are under-skilled, unwilling to work and feel entitled to a job.
  • Ever thought about starting a LinkedIn group? You’re not alone. In fact, there are 1.2 million LinkedIn groups today and competition for members is fierce. How do you start and build a successful LinkedIn community?
  • A recent poll conducted by niche job advertising website, OnlyMarketingJobs.com, has revealed that 35% of people would wait “as long as it takes” to be seen by their interviewer before leaving.
  • Thanks to marketing recruitment specialists EMR for producing this infographic around the UK salary and recruitment trends within the marketing, communications and digital industry.
  • You are not a patient person. If a writer hasn’t got a reader’s attention in the first sentence of a book or an article, most people won’t finish reading it.
  • Writing a new CV can often to be a more challenging task than you initially think. Accurately portraying your skills, breadth of experience and knowledge within a few short pages is a tough task.
  • In today’s challenging job market, making your CV stand out among hundreds or even thousands of others can be a real challenge.
  • A marketing degree is one of the most versatile ways to enter the job world. Unlike more specialised fields of study, the field of marketing covers a wider range of industries and job types.
  • Becoming one of the 48,000 people who work in Public Relations is not an easy task. There is fierce competition for each position.
  • Over the years we’ve worked with many jobseekers who have been out of work for a while for one reason or another. Whatever the reason, getting back into the workplace can be hard.
  • When working as a freelancer, it is crucial that you establish a platform through which you can effectively market your services.
  • University will be one of the best times of your life, and the three years or so that you spend there will be looked back on with great fondness.
  • With growing confidence in the economy and jobs market there has certainly been a shift in attitude across the marketing industry over the last 12 months.
  • Choosing the right LinkedIn groups to join can be a time-consuming minefield.
  • Edd enjoys spending his free time writing about job hunting and career tips on various blogs. He also suggests using job search engines, like Wrangle.ca to find the job you want.
  • With the perennial period for heightened jobseeking fervour looming large, New Year career-changers should be putting measures in place now that will afford them the edge once all the turkey sandwiches have gone.