10 ways to make you stand out on LinkedIn

2 days ago

More than 400 million people use LinkedIn across 200 different countries. That’s a lot of opportunities, but also a lot of competition. If you want to catch the eye of the hiring professionals who use LinkedIn, to find people for jobs at exciting companies, your profile must do two things: it has to represent you as you truly are; and it needs make a great impression. Whether you are creating a...


How to make your CV the best it can be

16 days ago

Recruiters like CVs that are snappy and informative. Here’s how to make yours exactly that. Before you embark on any job hunt, you need a CV that is fit for purpose. That purpose tends to be showing the reader exactly why you are a good candidate for the job in question. Because your CV might be just one among many, it also needs to deliver that information fast. We asked one of our leading rec...


How to build your professional profile

23 days ago

The skills you’ve honed acquiring followers on Instagram can help you catch the eye of potential employers. By building a following on professional platforms like LinkedIn, you give yourself a chance to stand out from the crowd. Want to create a personal brand that might just give you an edge in a crowded jobs market? Want to create a personal brand that might just give you an edge in a crowded...


How to use social media to build your personal brand

2 months ago

Undoubtedly, social media has changed the way we do business. There is no denying that it has its pros and cons - from perpetuating an always-on culture to raising concerns regarding cyberbullying, hacking and stalking, it’s certainly made aspects of the way we live more complex. It’s made the hiring and application process more complex too. If you want to find out about your interviewers befor...


How to kickstart your PR career

2 months ago

As part of their commitment to providing career tips from the recruiter's perspective, Henry Nicholas Consultant, Andy Midgley, provides advice for those who are looking to build a career in Public Relations. PR is an incredibly exciting and diverse field to be a part of. One minute you could be shouting about a new technology and the next advising a client on how to craft a perfectly-honed soc...


Five ways to impress at an interview

3 months ago

Digital marketing is a crowded marketplace right now. With digital spend set to account for 50% of total global advertising spend in 2020 - up from 25% in 2014 - opportunities in the sector are plentiful. On the other hand, there are a lot of candidates out there. So, how can you stand out? CIM Marketing Jobs has sought the advice of recruiters in the sector to pinpoint the hints and tips you n...


Make your CV stand out for marketing

4 months ago

What is marketing? If you want to take marketing seriously as a viable career option, then you’ll have to brief yourself on the different aspects of the profession. Marketing is not simply selling ads or digital space, nor is it confined to content creation or designing fonts and company branding. Marketing is central to business growth. As marketing covers everything, you need to think about y...


How to kickstart your marketing career

5 months ago

So, you’ve decided not to go to university in order to pursue an immediate career in marketing, that’s great! It’s definitely not for everyone and marketing doesn’t discriminate, it’s possible to join the profession from any background. Do not sit back though, it’s important to make use of the time you might have otherwise spent studying to get ahead of the curve, make sure you’re getting relev...


Tips for first timers: Keep your job search on track

6 months ago

Looking for jobs in the marketing sector is full of highs and lows. Whether you are searching out of circumstance – maybe returning to work after time away from the industry – or necessity, a protracted search is no small undertaking, and it’s important for candidates to recognise that and keep on top of things. Some companies will hire quickly, others will instigate a long process to find just...


Soft skills for marketing

7 months ago

In order to make it in marketing, it is key to make sure you have the fundamental skills to set you up for success. Marketing is increasingly important for businesses looking to improve the customer experience, and its multifaceted nature means that it’s reaching out for a wide pool of talent, and not limiting itself to just university graduates. The success of the industry depends on a range o...