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ARTICLE: Cover Letter vs CV – which is better at showcasing your skills, experience and ability for a technology marketing job?

By Mel Day, Managing Director I recently read a great article on Linkedin by speaker / author Natasha Bowman, asking what red flags in an application or interview were deal-breakers.  Bowman contends that some of the best people she has ever hired would have been black-listed elsewhere for one of several faux pas, such as: …

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ARTICLE: Skill vs Talent – Should a Job Description Cover the Duties of the Role Rather Than the Skills Required in Order to Prevent Imposter Syndrome?

By Mel Day, Managing Director A recent article in the Harvard Business Review shone some interesting light on the mindset of people at work – namely how they go about applying for new jobs and then how they perform in their new role.  Research from organisational psychologists suggests that companies want people to grow into …

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ARTICLE: Can cost-cutting measures reduce productivity by a greater extent?

By Melvin Day, Managing Director I read with great interest a wonderful article in The Register this week which measured how long employees spend looking for a desk and then setting up for the day in a hot-desk working environment. From what seems to be pretty accurate measuring techniques by Harvard University no less, the …

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ARTICLE: What hours do technology marketeers typically work?

By Melvin Day, Managing Director Like a scene from any Lowry painting, in times gone by marketing professionals across the world trooped through the doors of their technology employer en masse and on time – at 9am every Monday. This procession was then reversed exactly eight hours later at 5pm, repeated five days a week …

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CASE STUDY: Marketing Moves Completes Successful Recruitment of Senior Marketing Manager for Software/SaaS Vendor SmartVault!

Key Details Consultant: Melvin Day, Managing Director Client: SmartVault Sector: SaaS software vendor / online document and secure file sharing Role: Senior Marketing Manager Location: London/flexible Overview When a rapidly growing digital document automation and storage company wanted to expand into the UK and EMEA, they required dedicated, local marketing support for their UK sales …

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ARTICLE: What Technology Marketing Skills Are Currently In High Demand?

Since 1991, Marketing Moves has been famous for helping marketing professionals across the UK, Europe and USA find new jobs across all areas of technology marketing, at all levels, from Marketing Assistant through to Head of Marketing and ultimately CMO. One of the reasons behind our longevity is that we constantly analyse each area of …

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ARTICLE: How would you fare in an aptitude test for the next job you apply for?

By Melvin Day, Managing Director, Marketing Moves In days gone by, all it took to get a job was a well written CV, a good personality match with both the recruiter and the client, and two written or verbal references from previous employers. And this is how it stayed for years. Years! Then something happened. …

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ARTICLE: Are London technology marketing jobs more accessible thanks to the rise of flexible working?

DEBATE: Are London technology marketing jobs more accessible thanks to the rise of flexible working? Whether we like it or not, marketing is traditionally a Head Office function and in tech this has invariably meant being based in Central London. A recent BBC article in late 2018 backs this up, with a third of all …

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