How to use social media to build your personal brand

11 days 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

17 days 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

about 1 month 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

5 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...


How to know what you're applying for

5 months ago

There is enough to worry about with job hunting: searching for the right role, identifying the right company, updating your CV to match the criteria and, probably the main factor, the stress of paying bills and remaining organised around a full-time schedule of recruiters and research. Of course, when breaking into marketing, the questions are more complex. With there being nearly a million sal...


Career progression for young people

6 months ago

Getting a foot on the career ladder is the important step in the life of a young person, and often seen as the most difficult. However, whether your first job is as a paper boy, barista, cashier or even a babysitter, the skills we learn in the beginning steps of our working life are ones that will stay with us to even the most high powered jobs. Beginning of Working Life… While many young peopl...


Knowing your options for school leavers

7 months ago

We get it, leaving school can be a daunting prospect! Not knowing what to do, or where to go after your exams, making sure to weigh up the pros and cons of everything. When starting out in your future it is so important to know your options, so you can set yourself up for the best possible career ahead of you. Join us in a roundup of just a few of the many paths you can take. Apprenticeships Ap...