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March 29, 2019

How to change your Recruitment Strategy & Hire the Best Talent.

How to change your Recruitment Strategy & Hire the Best Talent. If you’ve recently been involved in recruiting for your workplace then you’ve probably noticed that the process isn’t always as straightforward as it should be. Planning a recruitment campaign is challenging; the perfect candidate might be hard to find which means the process can [Read More]

March 29, 2019

What makes a great PR/Comms candidate?

There are many ways you can increase your job prospects: from the obvious spell-checking of your CV to the more dedicated undertaking of unpaid work experience. However, if you are trying to get into a profession which is popular, like PR and Communications, you need to demonstrate more than just an ability to spell correctly. [Read More]

March 10, 2019

Recruiting Digital & Content Analysts

Trying to make sense of all the data we have access to, as a result of automation, has become a priority for business. Critical decision making is reliant on an organisation’s ability to harness new technologies and integrate them with more traditional marketing analysis in order to innovate and grow. The need to understand the [Read More]

March 3, 2019

Blind Interviews

Blind Interviews and Artifical Intelligence Blind hiring is a growing concept. Most commonly used at graduate level hiring but has become more and more widespread with major brands using AI to help them in their hiring process. What is Blind Hiring? Blind Hiring was developed to help eliminate instances of possible discrimination based on race, sex, [Read More]

February 12, 2019

Pension Update for PAYE workers

Minimum contribution increases planned by law (phasing) To comply with the Government Legislation under automatic enrolment, we are required to increase the minimum pension contributions from April 2019. Then minimum contributions you must pay from 6th April 2019 will 5% (current contribution is 3%). Our payroll system will automatically calculate the new deduction from 6th [Read More]

January 28, 2019

Social Media and Your Job Search

When looking for a new job, there are a number of ways to research a company. Online is the best way to start, and more often than not you will be referred to social media to support your search. That said, it’s not without its draw backs. Here is my guide to the various social [Read More]

January 3, 2019

Thinking about a career move?

It’s very common to think about changing jobs at the beginning of a new year. January is always a busy time of year for recruiters; we generally receive more job applications in January than in most other months of the year and we also receive a higher than average number of new briefs from companies [Read More]

September 18, 2018

Flexible working matters most to jobseekers

UK Employers are constantly challenged to think of unique initiatives which will help secure and develop the best talent for their business. Career progression for some of the high-demand skilled areas means that some candidates are experiencing promotions at a pace unheard in many other industries. Millennials expect more from the companies they choose to [Read More]

August 29, 2018

5 articles you should read.

We asked our Research & Insight recruiters which articles they felt were essential reading/ listening for the marketing recruitment sector. Here’s what they came up with : Mental Health Excerpt from Marketing Week on why marketing businesses should lead the way to providing support for mental health.  Read here: The latest research from Bupa reveals [Read More]

August 28, 2018

POST PRODUCTION – a Post Producer Career

Soraya leads the recruitment of jobs in Creative Services & Post Production at Boyce Recruitment , and joined the Broadcast & Media division after a stint working in Post Production herself. She frequently gets asked what Post Producers do in different companies and so we asked her to explain what criteria she uses when shortlisting [Read More]

July 27, 2018

Media Planning: What’s it all about?

The role of a Media Planner  ( also sometimes known as brand planner, strategist, communication planner). The increase in demand for skilled media planners in the broadcast industry has been noticeable within our client base, so this week we have chosen to discuss the role of a media planner. Media planners play an all important [Read More]

July 12, 2018

Freelancing. Is it worth it?

Is there such a thing as a permanent job? It’s an interesting question  – one which I was asked by a candidate the other day- how permanent is well permanent? The days of a job for life have mostly long gone – most people will change job every 3 to 4 years for a number [Read More]