When I started in recruitment I was promised I could earn lots of money quickly, which you can.
I was hooked. I had to do this job.
I was chasing money, I admit that I got into recruitment to earn money and leave the industry as soon as possible.
I soon found out that what came with this job was unethical practices, which I just did not like.
Lying to people, sending companies CVs they do not want, unnecessary amounts of cold calls amongst some.… Read more
Ed highlighted the importance of continuing to build awareness but agreed that “agencies need to act”. There is an acute awareness of the benefits of diversity on creativity and innovation; and now we need to execute measures to remove obstacles preventing diversity becoming real. “We need to attack the problem from different angles, from the top, from the bottom, through economics and attitude – all simultaneously. What is key … is shifting attitudes.”
As it stands the demographic of the industry is still made up predominately of middle-class Caucasian males.… Read more
Working with clients in the digital sector gets you used to change moving at a fast pace. As consumer habits evolve, as new platforms emerge, as technology shapes and creates trends, job titles and skills have to adapt to the times.
One area where digital and creative agencies seem increasingly unsure is over the role of digital project managers and digital producers. Some think they need one, when after going over project details and aims, the other is more suitable. It can be too easy, when writing job descriptions, to blur the lines between the two roles and hope for the best.… Read more