Digital Marketing & Recruitment Blog

When it comes to SEO Jobs, sometimes it really is WHO you know

I first met Dave at one of the brightonSEO conferences and I knew then he was one of the good guys… He was working in London and already held many of the qualities we use in screening candidates for our Digital Jobs on behalf of our employers. 1st class Hons degree A good couple years […]

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Getting Your Preferred Applicant To Say “Yes!” To The Job Offer

If you think job interviews are all about screening out weaker candidates by asking questions, you’d only be partially right. What if you’ve got a shortlist of terrific candidates to consider, all of whom can do the job? How do you make sure, when you decide to offer a job to your preferred potential employee, […]

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Marketing Consultant Finds His Perfect Match

Sometimes in recruitment, you just know… You just know it’s the right match. Not that it’s obvious, in a job description and CV matching kind of way, but more a gut feeling from 2 parties who will work really well together. This is what happened when I received a call from Sussex based Marketing Consultant, […]

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Can I Find A Digital Marketing Job Whilst Travelling Abroad?

Lots of people ask us if it’s possible to start a job hunt whilst they’re aboard. Most of the time, I would say ‘No’ you need to be physically present in the country you are aiming to get your next job in. But on this occasion, I even proved myself wrong… Abby Tayleure-Emmit introduced herself […]

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New Baby & New Job? Of Course clockworkTalent Delivered!

We all like a happy story and this one began at Halloween… We commenced a search for a really enthusiastic Digital Marketer who already knew the fundamentals but was eager to grow, learn and take on more responsibility for a brand expanding their digital marketing team. This UK based company, PegasusLife, is breaking the mould […]

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How Can Your Side Hustle Make Your CV Stand Out From The Crowd?

When critiquing CVs, a question which strikes me more often than not is ‘what else…?’ Looking to make CVs the best they can be, we always want to know ‘what else’ have you done? What else have you achieved? What have you not put on the CV which might show you in an even better […]

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6 Reasons To Call Your Recruiter After A Job Interview

You walk out of the building having had an interview for one of the best jobs you’ve ever been put forward for. Who do you call? It’s likely it’s going to be your girlfriend or boyfriend, husband or wife but it should actually be your recruiter… Your recruiter is the person who championed you into […]

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Would I Swipe Right On Your CV?

Online dating is all about appearance and it’s the same in recruitment. Would your CV get the hiring manager to swipe right or is it a big “X”? I just cannot believe it! The first email I opened this morning is an application with typos in the CV and two errors in their brief introduction […]

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Paying It Forward In Recruitment

Despite being in the recruitment game for many years, I know I’ve made some decisions based on not everyone’s standard KPI’s. I passionately believe in the ethos of treating others how you’d like to be treated yourself. I always endeavour to be professional and I believe in the ‘paying it forward’ mantra, some call it […]

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Job Seeker Abducted By Aliens Or Too Busy To Call?

Going AWOL (absent without leave) or between you and me… that is, missing, disappeared, gone astray, done a bunk, not returning calls, emails or text or Just. Plain. Vanished. This is one of the worst situations for a recruiter. It doesn’t happen often but when a candidate goes AWOL it’s like a kick in the […]

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