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Ten top tips for your next marketing interview

As if preparing for an interview wasn’t already nerve-wracking enough, marketing positions have a reputation for pushing candidates to the next level. The digital marketing industry is highly competitive, but there are opportunities out there. You just need to use all the tools at your disposa...

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Date Posted: 23-03-2017

Four tips for recruiting in a candidate-led market

Traditionally, recruiters had the upper-hand in the recruitment process. Not anymore. The power has been transferred into the hands of job seekers – with highly-skilled candidates holding the most clout – and this leaves hiring managers in a difficult position. The market is now candi...

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Date Posted: 16-03-2017

Three steps to becoming an unmissable marketer

Marketers must embody the best in tech-savvy skills, strategic thinking, and come with a toolbox full of tried and tested techniques and tips. Yet, the world of marketing moves pretty fast and taking your eyes off the prize can mean missing out on invaluable skills. So whether you are looking for...

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Date Posted: 10-03-2017

Study finds millennials' pay and career progression hindered by job loyalty

Millennials may be stereotyped as lazy and disloyal, but a newly published study is sure to make us reassess our assumptions. It seems the supposed job-hopping millennials are actually far more loyal than we first thought. In fact, they are so loyal that it is having an "unprecedented"...

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Date Posted: 03-03-2017

Top tips to advance your career

Have you made it your New Year's resolution to take the next step in your career, or try to land that dream marketing job? You're not the only one; the first few months of the year are some of the busiest months for recruitment, with candidates looking for a fresh start and companies itc...

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Date Posted: 24-02-2017

How much of your content is clutter?

In news that will make content marketers the world over quiver, a study has found that 60% of content created by brands is described as "just clutter". According to Havas, a media agency, this means that much content has "little or no impact on business results or people'...

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Date Posted: 17-02-2017

How mindfulness can help you be a better marketer

Mindfulness: Is it just the latest healthy-living 'buzzword' designed to sell books, or is there a little more to it? In today's digital world, where things move at a frantic pace and marketers have numerous channels through which to talk to consumers – who often expect an i...

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Date Posted: 03-02-2017

Infographic: Views on UGC- Millennials vs. Baby Boomers

From an A-list celebrity tagging his new designer duds on Instagram to your next-door neighbor raving about her favorite new meal-delivery service on Facebook, most everyone uses social media to talk about brands. But how different generations of people create, consume and share this type of user-ge...

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Date Posted: 01-02-2017

10 Great Health Apps You Need to Check Out

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to take better care of your health, then re-assessing your habits at work is a great place to start. Most of us spend at least eight hours a day in the office, so it’s important to make sure that this time isn’t doing lasting damage to o...

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Date Posted: 27-01-2017

Don't ditch the traditional ads just yet: they still prove a hit with Gen X, Y and Z

Finally, we have found something Generation X, Y and Z can all agree on – traditional adverts are more effective than digital ones. Much has been said in marketing about millennials and their supposedly idiosyncratic ways, strange demands and even odder attributes. But perhaps we are al...

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Date Posted: 20-01-2017

How paying more attention to posture could save you $$$

When it comes to taking care of your staff, you may think that you're ticking all the boxes. Newly decorated office? Check. Free tea and coffee? Check. Flexible working? Check.Killer Christmas party and annual bonuses? Check and check.  But there's one HR issue that many employers an...

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Date Posted: 19-01-2017

Marketers prioritise data analysis over social media skills

Some 72% of marketers think data analysis is the most essential skill their organisations will need over the next two years, a study by international marketing technology brand BlueVenn posits. In a report titled 'Customer data: The monster under the bed', the firm surveyed over 200 UK an...

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Date Posted: 17-01-2017

5 steps to creating a healthy workplace

Want to make real, actionable changes to your workplace in 2017? No, we're not just talking about cutting costs or making staff work harder – if you want to see results, you'll need to evaluate how you treat your existing workforce, and ensure that your team is happy and healthy. ...

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Date Posted: 12-01-2017

10 New Year's Resolutions To Make 2017 The Best Year Yet For Your Career

Happy New Year! Alright, so we know you've heard it all before, but the truth is January is the perfect time to give your professional life a boost and set career goals for the coming year. The Undercover Recruiter has rounded up 10 of the best career resolutions to make this year and w...

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Date Posted: 03-01-2017

Make the most of 2017 with these 8 digital marketing tips for SMEs

Smaller businesses can often feel lost in the noise when it comes to digital marketing advice. However, with these 8 tailor-made tips and predictions courtesy of Social Media Today, you will be well on your way to making 2017 a bumper year.     1. Cross-device marketing We are...

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Date Posted: 19-12-2016

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