All Careers Advice

  • It has become evident that the way consumers prefer to interact with products and services is changing faster than corporate leadership can keep up with. Businesses are failing to shape their strategy fast enough to meet advances like the internet of things and therefore lose relevance, customer ...
  • Tesco have a remarkably good social media presence. Whoever is behind the Tesco Twitter account is a total legend in our books. When you think about Tesco, ‘banter’ isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Here are the top 10 social media moments we have found.
  • The COLD CALL. It was something that I detested during my time in recruitment. It didn’t appear to be something that many of my colleagues particularly enjoyed either.
  • If you haven’t woken up to the effectiveness of mobile marketing by now, then we suggest it’s about time you did! By the end of 2015, campaigns run on smartphones and tablet devices will account for 50% of all digital marketing budgets.
  • We spoke to three members of staff at fashion retailer bonprix about how their different career paths led them up to working in marketing in the fashion industry.
  • The UK digital sector, and the field of online marketing in particular, have flourished over the past few years. In this guide, I'll try and give newcomers looking for a job in digital marketing a helping hand by highlighting some of the things people like me love, and hate, to see in a CV and co...
  • Despite the job increase being excellent news for the economy, it has negatively impacted on the bonuses paid to marketers this year with the overall bonus pot having to stretch further.
  • 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.