Higher demand for staff is a boom for interim marketers

Record low unemployment and declining numbers of EU workers in the UK have exasperated today’s talent shortage. This is bad news for companies, many of whom are having to pay well above the market rate and wait longer to attract top marketing talent.  According to the Open University’s survey, some 56% of the companies they …

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Need a pay rise? Why you’re earning less in real terms in 2017

Since 2008, prices have gone up faster than wages in the UK. This means you have to spend a lot more year on year to maintain the same standard of living. Your earnings in real terms work out as less – unless you’re lucky enough to have had a pay rise! This year has been …

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The wrong trousers: the cost of a bad hire

    The situation right now In the UK, unemployment is currently at its lowest since the 1970s. At the same time the demand for staff has been increasing, with more advertised positions being filled. Many companies, we for one are relieved to say, seem to have long shaken off their post-Brexit reluctance to make …

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Time to speed up – there’s more competition for permanent candidates than ever!

The REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation)’s latest report has revealed 3 key findings that are impacting your marketing recruitment efforts. 1. Many companies have found their perfect hires in 2017 The first half of 2017 saw a rise in the number of placed candidates – meaning many qualified applicants are already off the market and beginning …

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Why a healthy dose of FOMO is good for your marketing career

Long term employment at one company is no longer the holy grail of the career-builder. The social stigma on moving jobs has gone, though red flags might be raised if you move all too frequently. Let’s say, at yearly or even sub yearly intervals. Contracts of course are a different matter. Both parties only ever …

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Trolls: 1, Walkers’ marketing team: 0

 The Dangers of Participative Social Media Campaigns   These days ‘How trollable is this campaign?’ should be a question on any proposal for a new social media campaign. It can seem amazing to outsiders that marketing teams don’t see it coming. Remember the 2012 Twitter campaign ‘I shop at Waitrose because…’? Wouldn’t it be nice …

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How hard is it to find strong Pre-Sales talent?

BIG NEWS, MarketingMoves are now also recruiting Pre-Sales Engineers. We’ve been listening to feedback from clients on how difficult it can be to find and hire the top 10% of Pre-Sales professionals. We’ve also heard all about the important role Pre-Sales plays in informing marketing strategy and product messaging. Our Pre-Sales recruitment expert, David Loubser, …

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How can Pre-Sales support Product and Marketing teams?

BIG NEWS, MarketingMoves are now also recruiting Pre-Sales Engineers. We’ve been listening to feedback from clients on how difficult it can be to find and hire the top 10% of Pre-Sales professionals. We’ve also heard all about the important role Pre-Sales plays in informing marketing strategy and product messaging. Our Pre-Sales recruitment expert, David Loubser, …

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What makes a great Pre-Sales professional?

BIG NEWS, MarketingMoves are now also recruiting Pre-Sales Engineers. We’ve been listening to feedback from clients on how difficult it can be to find and hire the top 10% of Pre-Sales professionals. We’ve also heard all about the important role Pre-Sales plays in informing marketing strategy and product messaging. Our Pre-Sales recruitment expert, David Loubser, …

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What is Pre-Sales?

Inside the Mind of a Pre-Sales Engineer MarketingMoves interviews Richard Stokes   BIG NEWS, MarketingMoves are now also recruiting Pre-Sales Engineers. We’ve been listening to feedback from clients on how difficult it can be to find and hire the top 10% of Pre-Sales professionals. We’ve also heard all about the important role Pre-Sales plays in …

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