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  • 15th February 2018

Networking Events: March 2018

Today, we'll be highlighting some of this month's top networking events in the UK business network.

Whether you're actively looking for a different role or just want to make contact with peers in your industry, networking is an excellent opportunity to meet key people. This month we’ve got a broad range of events for you to look forward to in Manchester, Wetherby and Leeds, ensuring there's some...

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  • 9th February 2018

How to write effective job descriptions for digital marketing jobs

A well-written job description is the first step to finding the perfect candidate. Not all job specs are created equal and you could be selling your business short.

It's especially tough to stand above the rest in a very popular market like digital. Local trends and job expectations also need to be taken into consideration, so we've included what Leeds based recruiters need to keep in mind when writing job specs.  In this article, we’ll show you how to attra...

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  • 19th January 2018

February 2018 Networking Events Leeds

Stay on the top of the best networking opportunities for your career development. Every month we'll let you know what design, marketing and digital networking events are happening across Yorkshire. In February, we've collected some networking events that caught our eye across Leeds. Have a closer look and discover which events need to be in your diary for February. Plus if you want to discuss career plans, our friendly team is always happy to help. So read on and give us a call to take your career to the next level.

Today, we'll be highlighting some of this month's top networking events in Leeds. Whether you're actively looking for a new role or just want to make contact with peers in your industry, then networking is an ideal opportunity for you to make key contacts. This month we’ve got a broad range of eve...

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  • 8th January 2018

Beating the January Blues

Happy New Year! We hope you've had a great winter break and you're ready for the year ahead. However, the winter months aren't just a time of feasting and merriment.

They're also responsible for an unpleasant phenomenon called the January Blues. This affects several people around this time of year, impacting your personal happiness, self esteem and- of course- your career development. Read on to learn more about it, and what you can do to alleviate it.Wha...

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  • 18th December 2017

Happy Christmas from Gloss Recruitment

Christmas is nearly here, and that means 2017 is drawing to a close. We at Gloss Recruitment would like to take the chance to wish you a very happy Christmas! The festive season can be a hectic one, so be sure to take the time to recharge. Stop for a while, enjoy the company of friends and family, then get set for a great start to 2018.

Whether you're a client or a candidate we hope your 2017 has been a productive one, and that you've managed to find the employee- or the job- of your dreams. If you haven't yet, don't worry; there's always next year, and Gloss will be more committed than ever to matching clients with can...

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  • 8th December 2017

The Best LinkedIn Groups for Creative Professionals

Being available on Linkedin and having an up-to-date profile is important when you're job hunting. However, many underestimate the opportunities that lie within strategically chosen Linkedin Groups.

With so many Linkedin Group options out there, it can be tricky to stay on top of them all. Gloss is here to help you choose the ones for you. Here are the best Linkedin Groups for Creative Professionals.When it comes to your professional network, LinkedIn is an excellent choice. For anyone lo...

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  • 4th December 2017

The Top Marketing and Creative Jobs of 2018

Wondering which roles are the most popular in Yorkshire? We’ve asked which creative jobs people are most interested in to pursue next year and have uncovered the top 3 creative roles.

Read our survey findings for more and also discover the main reasons behind why people of Yorkshire are looking to pursue these roles, what roles employers are looking to fill in 2018 and who is most likely to be interested in these creative roles.Get a head start on your 2018 career success and...

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  • 21st November 2017

Networking Events: December 2017

This year is coming to an end, but that doesn't mean the networking has to! We've brought together some of the best networking events that December has to offer. For this article we've cast the net a little wider, focusing on events in Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester. The run up to Christmas can be a very hectic time, but it’s also a great opportunity to make new contacts and keep your eye out for that dream job or new career challenge. You never know what 2018 may have in store for you, so don’t wait for opportunity to knock.

Leeds Digital Coffee Morning

Friday 1st December 2017

We start things off with a lively morning of coffee, pastries and creative thinking. Taking place at Platform (above Leeds Train Station) the event starts with half an hour of non-salesy networking. Then, at 9am, you'll...

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  • 10th November 2017

Creative Recruitment Agency vs General Recruiter

Gloss is a creative recruitment agency with a specific industry focus. We recruit purely for the creative, digital, marketing and PR sectors.

This specialist approach has enabled us to make key contacts over the years. Other recruitment agencies, meanwhile, have a wider approach. The numbers of overall of jobs are high and specs are tailored to an audience across the UK. But is one better than the other? In this article we examine both cr...

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  • 10th October 2017

What Mistakes Should I Avoid in Digital Marketing Interviews?

In one of our earlier articles, we examined how to nail interviews for jobs in the design sector. Now we're examining the other side of the coin and asking how digital marketing professionals can secure their dream job. Whether you're currently looking for a new role, or just browsing to see if you're still up-to-date with interview trends, our most common digital marketing mistakes is a useful article for anyone in the digital industry.

Of course marketing, digital and design jobs have some overlap. The majority of agencies use people from all of these fields in tandem. At the same time, each of these jobs has very different requirements. Agencies will look for different things when interviewing for each role. So if you're a market...

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