The latest UK labour market figures from the Office for National Statistics show that unemployment is continuing to fall while job vacancies are rising. With Brexit about to turn off the tap of EU migrants, employers are going to struggle to attract the right candidates for their roles. Even in marketing, which is traditionally a
In today’s crowded market, one of the most successful ways to make your brand stand out is to make it more relevant to your customers. All brands are ultimately powered by the people who work for them and if your workforce reflects your target audience, you are far more likely to be able to understand
The results of the Tarsh Partnership’s 2018 Flexible Working Survey are out now and they clearly show that employers are failing to meet the expectations of marketing professionals around flexible working opportunities. The number of UK vacancies is continuing to rise, but with unemployment at its lowest since 1975, severe candidate shortages are causing starting
It is fairly common for an employer to receive CVs from ‘overqualified’ candidates, who have more education, skills or experience than the role requires. The traditional approach has been to automatically reject these candidates as too ‘risky’, even if they would certainly be able to handle the role. In this article, we’ll look at the
August has traditionally been seen as the worst month for recruitment and it’s thought that candidates are far more interested in planning their holidays than looking for a new job. But companies still need to hire skilled marketing talent. For those employers looking to hire in August, the summer slowdown can actually represent real opportunities.
Imagine you’re interviewing a candidate and things are going well. They are friendly, dressed well and presentable and answer your questions confidently and articulately. You feel there’s definitely a rapport between you and are increasingly certain you’ve got the right person. However, as soon as they start in the role it’s obvious that they are