Category Archive: Recruitment sites

Oct 02

Confessions of a Journalism Graduate

What if you don’t get your dream job? In a blog post Amy from BubbleJobs offers some good advice to Journalism students. OK, so your lecturers told you that the industry was extremely competitive but they also told you that if you had a lot of work experience under your belt, a great degree and …

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Sep 28

Are you using job boards?

Bill Boorman has been looking at a recent UK job market review published by Evenbase. It is really written for recruiters but we can find some useful information there like: The growth in hiring is coming from companies with under 50 employees. Smaller companies are more agile to change, responding to changing market demands and …

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Jul 25

BBC careers events

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Like many employers, the BBC encourages people with an interest in working for them to get in touch when they are still young. Here’s a few places you can find out how. http://www.facebook.com/bbcacademy http://www.bbc.co.uk/academy/collegeofproduction/articles/general/newsletter http://www.facebook.com/InsideBBCFutureMedia http://www.bbc.co.uk/academy/collegeofjournalism  

Jul 04

Glassdoor

Glassdoor is a free jobs and career community that offers the world an inside look at jobs and companies, giving job seekers access to data and reviews about employers from their employees and previous candidates. They describe this as the TripAdvisor for job seekers. A quick search brought up 385,000 UK entries. http://www.glassdoor.com

Apr 11

Biggest UK recruitment sites

New job-boards seem to pop-up daily, making it difficult to know where to go to find that ideal vacancy you are scouring for. Generally a good tactic is to register on a generalist job-board (e.g. Monster, Reed), a function-specific job-board (e.g. Marketing Jobs) and a sector specific job-board belonging to a trade magazine (e.g. Brand …

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