- 20th November 2019
How to avoid burnout when reading CVs and leading interviews
When you're looking for a quality candidate, reading CVs and conducting interviews comes with the territory. But over time this can become incredibly stressful, and leads to a dangerous overload situation.
CV and interview burnout jeopardises your ability to hire new employees, or your next long-term agency team member. We've drawn on our experience as a creative recruitment agency in Leeds to highlight common scenarios and warning signs. We'll also show you how to avoid interview overload and perform...Read more
- 29th August 2019
The best LinkedIn Groups for Leeds marketing agencies to join
Marketing agencies in Leeds can benefit from joining LinkedIn groups, whether this is on a local, national or international level.
But in our time as a Leeds recruitment agency involved in creative recruitment and marketing, we've learned there's a lot of noise to cut through. Too many LinkedIn groups focus on sales messages rather than help or advice on doing your job. It can be tricky to cut through the noise and find a usefu...Read more
- 29th July 2019
The pros and cons of apprenticeships for creative agencies
Creative apprenticeships are a great way for agencies to bring in new talent.
However, they can have a significant impact on the way you work—for better or worse—and if you're thinking of hiring an apprentice, there are several ways to add a fresh perspective to your workforce. In this article, we'll help you work out if creative apprenticeships are right for you by ex...Read more
- 23rd April 2019
The best awards for Leeds creative agencies to enter
If you're working in a creative agency, we're sure you're incredibly proud of the work you've achieved.
So why not share your success with the world by entering your work for an award? Leeds agencies are eligible for many different design awards, but that doesn't mean the prize is in the bag. In this article, we'll take a closer look at the best awards to enter, and some best practice tips for a...Read more
- 6th February 2019
How to set digital marketing job interview tasks
Finding the right person for digital marketing jobs in Leeds can be tough. There’s a lot of great talent in Leeds, and it can be hard to test true skills in digital marketing jobs.
As creative recruitment consultants of Leeds, we frequently discuss the digital marketing challenges with both our talented candidates and esteemed clients. Based on this, here’s our thoughts on how to set digital marketing job interview tasks.
Task Timin... Read more
- 7th January 2019
New Year – New You Agency-Style
Did you know that eating healthier was 2018’s No.1 New Year’s resolution as according to Statista, while finding a new job was No.8 in the list? Acquiring and retaining top talent is the biggest goal of creative agencies in 2019.
This is especially important as the talent pool is starting to get shallower. Attracting new talent is one area to focus on, but retaining existing talent is equally important to grow your agency into a powerhouse of Leeds. To help your agency start 2019 with the best foot forward, our team of re...Read more
- 17th December 2018
2019 Marketing Agency Event and Networking Highlights
2018 is coming to an end, so we're looking ahead to next year's networking opportunities and events for marketing agency directors.
Going to dedicated events (for new business, networking, design or digital) is an excellent way to grow your business, find new clients, or just maintain your knowledge of your industry.
- 5th November 2018
The Future of Agency Leadership in Leeds
Following a leader is enjoyed by 76.2% of employees, while bad leadership leaves 40% of employees feeling demotivated, as the latest CV Library report shows. To be a key contender in the Leeds agency landscape, good leadership is essential.
In a fast-paced agency life, this can be challenging as leaders need to adapt to the new needs of both customers and staff. As a marketing recruitment agency of Leeds we’ve been working closely with agency leaders over the years and have obtained a good understanding of which leadership challenges...Read more
- 15th October 2018
Evaluate your life day- Evaluate your agency day
Evaluate Your Life Day occurs every October 19th. But what about adding a twist to this year’s evaluation? We're saying it's not just important for individuals to take the time to reflect on their goals, but for creative and marketing agencies of Leeds to do the same.
As recruitment consultants in Leeds, we believe it’s equally important for creative agencies of Leeds to take some time to reflect on where their business is going, what skills they want in the team and how to attract this talent.
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- 10th August 2018
How to create an effective employment value proposition
As recruitment consultants in Leeds, we’re often discussing how to attract top talent with our clients. An employment value proposition (EVP) is a key tool for getting your company culture across and for communicating the main benefits of working at your agency.
These discussions have brought up some key similarities about EVPs across creative agencies in Leeds. To help our employer clients we’ve collated our findings into 7 top tips. Read on to discover our 7 top tips for creating effe...Read more