Connecting...

Prioritise yourself in your graduation year

about 9 hours ago

As many students face an anxious final year at university, we asked Republic’s Damian Low how they can make the most of their last months as a student to start their career with confidence. It has been some time since I graduated, but I remember the deadlines, the stress, the reading lists mounting up, the procrastination, the meetings with my supervisor and, perhaps occupying my time more than...


The steps to take when you're facing redundancy

2 months ago

We asked Recruitment Revolution to give their advice to those facing redundancy, and how to make the most of what is, all too often, an unpleasant experience. Navigating a redundancy can be complicated, even if you deemed it inevitable explains online talent agency RecruitmentRevolution. With new financial pressures and professional instability, it’s difficult to know where to focus your energy...


How to bounce back from redundancy

3 months ago

Being made redundant is a challenge few professionals will be able to avoid in their working lives. Knowing how to cope and even thrive in these tough conditions will make you a resilient and well-rounded marketer. Redundancy is just not something that people feel comfortable talking about; it’s a dehumanising concept that we tend to avoid until the reality hits us head on. Even the dialogue ar...


4 things to consider if you've been made redundant

4 months ago

Redundancy is hard on anyone, no matter what the circumstances, but it doesn’t mean that you can’t turn the situation around; you just need to know what you can do. Here are four things you simply must consider if you have been made redundant. Understand that you have rights. There are essentially only three reasons why redundancy happens: the business closes, your workplace closes or there is ...


6 things to do when you've been furloughed

4 months ago

In the current circumstances, many marketers may be finding themselves with more time on their hands whilst waiting for news from their employers. With fewer demands on their time, there might be an opportunity to spend it more wisely. Making use of the time under furlough is a must, both for future career prospects and, more importantly, mental health. It’s important to create a balance that w...


The 2 page CV myth

5 months ago

Writing a CV can be an arduous task, especially when it comes to what, and how much you should put it. A popular myth is that a good CV must be two pages or fewer, but Harriet Roffey, of Brand Recruitment, doesn't believe that's true. In an article for CIM marketing jobs, she says that the best CVs are more about quality, than quantity. There are a lot of myths floating around about how best to...


What marketers should do now

6 months ago

The times we are living through currently are strange ones, but marketing will be needed when it's safe to try and kickstart the economy. Those using this time to make small, but forward, progress, will be in a better position to reap the benefits going forward. The disruption that Covid-19 has caused has sent shockwaves through the entire globe. Yesterday saw the merest easing of the lockdown ...


Is a new way of interviewing coming?

7 months ago

As the need for remote working becomes widespread, the desire for video interviews – with employers or recruiters – has also increased exponentially. They may, at first glance, be more convenient – allowing you to interview without the travel – but they present their own risks too; our seasoned recruiter, Emily Moxpile, explains the latest trend and the things job seekers have to remember. Afte...


4 things an account director needs to be good at

8 months ago

There’s no such thing as a typical day for an account director, but anyone in that role will need to excel at four core things. When you enter that interview, you need to portray exactly why you will do the job so well. Take on board these skills in order to get the job and then master them early on, and you will be on the path to a successful career… If you’re an account director in a creative...


7 things to check before you meet a creative agency

8 months ago

In any interview, the key to success is preparation. However, if you’re interviewing at a creative agency, you need to prepare a little differently from if you were going for an in-house marketing job. Shelley Crane, senior manager at recruitment agency Robert Half Marketing & Creative, has helped us put together seven questions you should ask – and answer – before you sit down with a creative ...