- 9th September 2019
The 7 most common job application mistakes to avoid
Finding your dream job after a lengthy search is a fantastic feeling. But whether you're looking for digital or design agency jobs in Leeds, it's easy to stumble over one of the first hurdles in the application process.
That's why we've put together this guide to the common mistakes we make when applying for jobs. All of these are easy to avoid when you know what to look for. With this knowledge, you'll be able to prevent a great application being spoiled by something totally avoidable. We've also highlighted mista...Read more
- 19th August 2019
5 signs it’s time to change jobs
We at Gloss know what it's like to feel stuck in a rut. And if you've been working in one place for a while, you might be feeling it's time to change jobs.
As it turns out, this isn't that unusual; on average, British workers change jobs once every five years. But is leaving your current job the right move for you?We know it's a big decision, and you want to make an informed choice. That's why we've identified the five main reasons people decide a ...Read more
- 16th July 2019
How to get the most out of creative brainstorms
The humble brainstorm is a vital tool in the creative professional's toolkit.
However, if you're a recent graduate or career changer, you might not be sure of the best brainstorming approach. We're here to give you the knowledge you need to hit it off, in any marketing jobs in West Yorkshire.In this article we'll show you how to brainstorm most effectively. We'll explore ...Read more
- 24th June 2019
The handiest PR news resources
If you're a recent graduate (or looking to change careers) we know getting onto a new career ladder can be tricky.
But don't worry! If you're looking to give yourself an advantage in your search for PR jobs in Leeds, there are plenty of websites with the latest stories and developments.We've rounded up some of the top resources for PR and digital news. By keeping a close eye on website like these, you'll mak...Read more
- 11th June 2019
The jargon of creative agencies—brush up on your lingo
At Gloss Recruitment we work to support everyone looking for creative agency jobs in Leeds; whether you're a recent graduate, changing careers, or just looking for a new creative job, our team is happy to help.
Part of the job hunt is finding the perfect match between a candidate and the culture of a creative agency. We know our candidates are cream of the crop talent looking for the right agency. We match each candidate with an agency that will challenge the, nurture them and help them reach their career ...Read more
- 31st May 2019
Digital Marketing News Recap: May 2019
To help you stay on top of the latest developments, we've put together this new roundup of stories; it covers the most important updates from both Leeds and the wider digital landscape.
Leeds prepares for Channel 4’s arrivalLast year, we learned that the broadcaster Channel 4 was opening an office in Leeds. In response to this, Leeds City Council is taking a closer look at the wider needs of Leeds' creative sectors.[caption id="... Read more
- 16th May 2019
How to Settle Into Your First Creative Agency Job
Whether you're changing your career or starting it, creative agency jobs in Leeds are a rewarding choice. However, there's still plenty to consider before you apply.
In this guide we'll highlight typical activities, how to work well with your colleagues, and what you can learn from them during your time working at a creative agency of Leeds.
What it's like working at a creative agencyBefore we begin, it's importan... Read more
- 9th April 2019
What do marketing managers in Leeds do?
We often talk about specialist roles like graphic designer and digital marketing managers, but the city of Leeds is also a hub for many conventional marketing managers.
The job of a marketing manager is just as specialist as the ones mentioned, but it’s often overlooked as a career option by creative graduates.
In the majority of cases this is for two reasons:
- Not knowing what a typical marketing manager job... Read more
- 29th March 2019
Top 3 graphic design job interview task mistakes
Leeds is a hub of creativity, and it’s home to lots of fantastic graphic design talent. Gloss Recruitment is proud to be working with the cream of the top candidates and the top design agencies of the city. But even top talent can make these top three interview task mistakes.
As we’ve launched the Gloss Young Talent Award (take a closer look here if you’ve not had a chance to find out about this yet) with a graphic design brief we thought it would be worth discussing graphic design job inte...Read more
- 26th February 2019
The rise of 360 content
Design agencies in Leeds are discussing how new technologies will influence the skills required within their agencies. It’s important to get the timing right when new tech hits the design agency, as not everything new passes the test of time.
While virtual reality is currently fading into the background, it’s brought about a new concept - that of 360° content. Anyone on the lookout for marketing or design agency jobs in Leeds needs to be aware of this concept. To help with this, our team has discussed it with candidates and ... Read more