Recruitment Strategy

The Structure Of Media Planning And Buying

media planning and buyingMedia planning and buying jobs are a bit like pick ‘n’ mix; some of them combine the two roles into one, others separate them, and in some larger agencies the roles operate from individual departments.

Many of the media candidates I work with have had experience of these differences and it makes me wonder what is the best structure for employees, and the most effective for their clients?

I spoke to some of my contacts in the media planning and buying world to see what they thought.… Read more

Attracting the Brightest Lights To Your Agency

Attracting the Brightest Lights To Your AgencyIt’s a fact: recruiting the best talent in the industry is not easy. These candidates are high in demand for a reason, they’re good. It is a competitive business attracting top candidates to your agency – you are up against plenty of other agencies too – therefore you need to take a proactive approach to recruiting these individuals; whether they are looking for a new role, or not.… Read more

Interviewer Preparation – Putting Your Candidates at Ease

interviewer preparationWhen it comes to the interview process, it’s not just the interviewee who can feel the panic. The process can be equally nerve-wracking for those on the other side of the table, which is why interviewer preparation is so important and should be done in advance. It can help both parties – you and the candidates – to avoid any potential embarrassment and overall it enables you to get the most out of interviews. Here are four steps you should take to prepare for an interview and ensure you really give the candidate a chance to shine.… Read more