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Interview with the Entertainer’s Head of Online and Digital
Careers Interview
Rob Wood heads up the Online and Digital team at The Entertainer. He discusses his time at York University, career route, the importance of brand culture, his experience and current role, and provides advice for those starting University.   What did you study at university and what ...
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Top 5 Mistakes To Avoid In Your CV
First impressions are everything.
When a potential employer scans through your CV, even the simplest of mistakes can result in it meeting an untimely end by the office shredder. A recent survey found that just one grammatical or spelling error is enough to scupper your chances entirely. But aside from avid proofreading, there are ...
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Expert Interview With Susan Leaver Director Of Turtle Mat
Susan Leaver, is the Commercial Director at Turtle Mat with a focus on sales, marketing and product development. Initially training in fashion design, Susan spent her formative years in a commercial design environment supplying lingerie and nightwear products to M&S. In 1999 she formed part of the New Product Development team at Sara Lee Courtaulds where she worked on future technologies such as fragranced and therapeutic fabrics, and investigated ultra-sonic technology for seam replacement.
In 2000, Susan left Sara Lee and spent a year designing and developing products for Cerie International (Hong Kong) and for Heathcoat Fabrics in the UK. In addition to her freelance work, Susan enrolled on a Master’s Degree course at Central St Martins where she gained an MA in Design ...
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E-Commerce PPC Manager shares insights on digital roles within the printing Sector
Mark Dalton is the PPC Manager within the E-commerce team at 123Print. He talks about the opportunities for digital roles in the traditional printing sector and what past experience and study led him to his current role.
What does your role in the digital team at 123Print entail? Within our digital team I manage the paid advertising campaigns (Google ads, Bing ads etc.) this can be on the search or display networks.  It’s my responsibility to capture and direct relevant traffic to our website in order ...
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Do you really want a career in Recruitment?
Working in Recruitment is a very different ball game in 2016
Do you really want a career in Recruitment ? Do you really want to be a Recruitment Consultant in 2016? “More Technical Wiz and online knowhow than Sales ability and confidence ! “ “The Ups and the Downs”   The world of Recruitment hasn’t just ...
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A Day in the Life: Senior Menswear Buyer at Ted Baker
We go behind the scenes at fashion brand Ted Baker to discover what the day-to-day role of a Senior Menswear Buyer entails, and advise those who are interested in following a similar career path.
We go behind the scenes at fashion brand Ted Baker to discover what the day-to-day role of a Senior Menswear Buyer entails, and advise those who are interested in following a similar career path. Tell us a little about what the role of a buyer at Ted Baker - what are your main ...
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Does Social Media Really Work?
Having spent three years testing every social media portal, we have come to some very fascinating conclusions about how the psychology of the modern human really works.
We started with unique and interesting online content, from “you tube” clips to hand written pieces about world economies and political rants. This caused some interest but not really the huge social engagement we were looking for. The specific audience did respond to these but it was ...
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January's Top Sectors On Strike-Jobs.co.uk
A short info-graphic on the number of jobs being advertised on Strike-Jobs.co.uk
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Advice: How I Got my Job as a ‘HR and Health and Safety Advisor’
Expert Interview – with Jodi-Lea Perks
Jodi-Lea Perks is a HR and Health and Safety Advisor at Tiger Sheds. She discusses her education, experience and current role, and provides helpful advice for those looking to pursue a similar career.   1)      What made you want to get into the industry? I knew I ...
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Why get an Economics degree?
Economics students always seem to get a bad rap. They’re often thought of as a bore, too busy “worrying about numbers” to have a good time. As with any discipline, there are stereotypes and misconceptions – but how much of this one is true and how much is an outdated fallacy?
Financial broker, Spread Co, wanted to find out, so they spoke to graduates with a wide variety of degrees, ranging from finance to economics, to business management. They asked the graduates to share the comments they’d received about their degrees while studying and as they started ...
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