Archive for 'April,2012'

Get creative with a Facebook CV

Get creative with a Facebook CV

So here we are in the digital age with the rise of social media channels such as Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook. Now we hear lots of talk about using them to find jobs and certainly, recruiters [...]

Is technology getting in the way of your work?

Is technology getting in the way of your work?

Technology is continuing to change the way we work. In meetings, however, all this technology can be disruptive. I know of a company which recently banned the use of mobile phones in meetings. Team members drop [...]

Is the hiring market for marketing, creative & digital talent finally taking off?

Is the hiring market for marketing, creative & digital talent finally taking off?

The most common question I get asked these days, by clients, candidates, journalists and even my own staff, is whether the Marketing, Creative and Digital job market is improving around the world. Is confidence on the [...]

30 resources, tips and tricks for marketing your business on Pinterest

30 resources, tips and tricks for marketing your business on Pinterest

Pinterest was launched in March 2010 and is now the number three most popular social network in the US, behind Facebook and Twitter according to Experian Hitwise. So What is Pinterest? Obviously a lot of people [...]

The rise of the ‘mopper’ (mobile shopper)

The rise of the ‘mopper’ (mobile shopper)

I’ve been reading a lot lately about the rise of mobile commerce (mcommerce). The mobile phone is a device people have with them literally 24/7, and when retailers can now offer shoppers “purchase incentives” through a [...]

How do you beat the competition, get found, and get hired?

How do you beat the competition, get found, and get hired?

High quality Marketing, Creative and Digital talent has never been in such fierce demand and businesses know that these talented professionals typically already have a job and aren’t searching for a new job on job boards. [...]

How to achieve outstanding results – on time, every time

How to achieve outstanding results – on time, every time

Tony Blair’s autobiography was a dull read. Then, suddenly, as he was detailing the process he drove to bring peace to Northern Ireland (pretty cool), he shared a tip so powerful that I immediately stole it, [...]

Change happens

Change happens

People talk of ‘change’, but what does it really mean? In the past, the knowledge and experience of ‘the old’ was the best instruction for ‘the young’. Today we live with a new set of realities [...]

Who else is involved in your career decisions?

Who else is involved in your career decisions?

For anyone actively looking for a new job or for a new career direction, part of the preparation or research process would probably involve thinking about their core competencies and reflecting on specific situations where they [...]