Archive for 2009

Last minute rush

Wow ! What a busy week it has been, with a last minute rush by companies in a range of sectors to fill jobs ready for the January start! December has always been a traditionally bouyant month when people rush to secure work or find employees so that they are able to approach the new […]

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Approaching the end of the year (2009)

As we are approaching the end of the year, more and more clients are looking forward to a restful holiday and also expressing signs of optimism about the job market and economy next year. Could this be because we are accustomed to the trials and tribulations that working in a tight economic climate offers and […]

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Social media is taking over

Social media is taking over our lives . This was the heading in a recent article in New Media Age magazine. This is certainly true when we look at the change of multilingual jobs in the marketing arena. Language jobs in marketing, especially in London, have been transformed and now over 90% of the positions […]

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Keeping it digital

The importance of social media as a means of communicating to key target audiences has exploded over the past year, as companies fight to maintain revenues and increase market share in a tight economic climate. Already Facebook and Twitter have released data to show that they are attracting more senior members of the public and […]

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How to improve your CV

My name is Daniela and I am a job seeker like probably most of you. I moved to London 3 months ago from Germany and am looking for a job in journalism and media. Jobs in that area are really hard to find, which is why I am currently temping at the boyce reception. Temping […]

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Great start to the week

It has been a great start to the week with many exciting new projects to work on and some really interesting opportunities for qualified candidates. I cannot believe it is October already, although I know many people will be keen to reach the end of what has been an extremely challenging year. If you are […]

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On the up

It has been a good week so far with lots of positive feedback from clients and candidates who are reporting a noticeable difference in the markets and activity. We all know we are not out of the woods yet but the number of jobs being offered, within the areas of marketing, market research, broadcast and […]

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Preparing your job application

With the ever increasing accessibility of the internet for job applications it is essential that you spend time looking at your cover letter and also headings in your cvs. Recruiters are faced daily with a deluge of cvs, mostly with generic covering letters, in response to specific jobs advertised. Many of these cvs appear to […]

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Turning the corner

This is a very exciting time to be working in recruitment with many areas of business starting to turn the corner and feel more optimistic about their staffing. Do not get me wrong, we are not out of the woods yet, but at least we do feel that businesses are starting to hire although this […]

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Is it really over yet?

Now that the traditional holiday period is coming to a close many businesses are gearing themselves up for an optimistic quarter which will hopefully be the beginning of the end of a very difficult economic year. It is now time to review your cv and career with a fresh pair of eyes and decide what […]

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Media sales jobs in London

Media sales jobs in London can be a great way to get a foot into the world of media whether it is within a tv, cinema or radio advertising sales , directories advertising sales jobs , outdoor advertising sales, magazine publisher , online media sales job and events or conference/ exhibitions sales . Effectively it […]

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Working as a Secretary

The role of a secretary has evolved considerably over the past 20 years , with the evolution of computers and internet. In fact whilst some companies say they do not have secretarial jobs or secretaries or PAs (usually because they say their executive staff do their own admin work) anymore, other firms place huge value […]

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26 miles later

What a wonderful walk in Yorkshire. Last weekend we had glorious weather and the most amazing views whilst doing the Three Peak challenge. (26 miles) . Completed in just under 12 hours. The hardest bit was the 2 and a half hour walk at the end from the top of the third peak to the […]

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A career in Sales

Working in sales is not always the career of choice and if you speak to a range of sales people you will often find out that the majority fell into a career in sales and did not spend their life always aspiring to be a sales person. Often a career in sales starts from a […]

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Sponsor Manuela

I have taken the plunge and signed up for the Yorkshire 3 peaks challenge on 11/07/2009 to raise money for Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity (www.rainbowtrust.org.uk). Any support that is given would be gratefully received as I am sure I will need extra motivation to complete the challenge. I appreciate this is not the best year […]

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Working in Market Research

Working in Market Research. The UK is one of the world’s largest employers of Market Research professionals and hosts many of the most highly regarded and prestigious Market Research Agencies. These agencies work with a broad range of organisations and help them in their business strategy. Market research is viewed as an essential tool for […]

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Happy Birthday!

This week we celebrate the 25th anniversary of Boyce Recruitment. For those of you that did not know Boyce Bilingual was set up in 1984 by Tony Boyce, a recruitment entrepreneur and business man who had set up and run a successful legal recruitment agency. Operating from offices based in St Pauls, Boyce Bilingual provided […]

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Manipulating Market Research

Last week The Debating Society hosted an event on Market Research is becoming more of a Manipulator than a Messenger at the House of Commons. An interesting discussion, with both sides represented by leading speakers. Addressing issues for the Motion were Ben Godacre, author of Bad Science and David walker, MD of Audit Commission ; […]

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Working in the Digital arena

Over the past few years we have witnessed steady growth in digital job roles, however this has resulted in a surge in demand for a range of limited candidates. Whilst it is common to learn digital skills in schools, colleges and universities, many employers are asking for specific skills for their businesses which do not […]

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