Category Archives: Recruitment

How much does copywriting cost? The 2017 survey results…

The 2017 Professional Copywriters’ Network survey was published last month and it reveals pay rates, earnings and a shocking 29% gender pay gap in the profession.Leif Kendall, Director of the Professional Copywriters’ Network, said: “This, our second annual survey, is …
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Useful links for digital communicators (Feb 2017)

Catch up on our regular roundup of industry links, professional development and training insights, and interesting reads across the spectrum of digital communications. We also post regularly to our Firehead’s Twitter and LinkedIn pages, so please do connect with or follow us there. Here’s …
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Useful links for digital communicators (Jan 2017)

Here’s our regular roundup of the latest links, professional development and training insights, and digital communications reads that have caught our eye over the past month. We also post regularly to our Firehead’s Twitter and LinkedIn pages, so please do connect with or follow us …
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Our most-popular reads on Firehead

In case you missed it, here are the 10 most-read posts we published in 2016, as well as the five most-read from any year. Time to catch up on all the good stuff you might have missed… 10 popular reads …
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Will robots replace human jobs (and how do you deal with that)?

The Future of Work is a particularly hot topic at the moment. It seems as if everyone, from governments to big brands, is producing a report on how automation, digitisation and other technological advances will affect our future workplaces, talent …
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Is your work a bitch? Beware moaning about it here!

Six working days – that’s how much time employees in the UK spend moaning about their employer each year, according to a recent survey. Recruitment firm RSG commissioned a poll of 2,000 British office workers and discovered just how much all …
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Interview panic question #4: Why is there a gap on your CV?

Practice makes perfect so we continue our series on how to answer tough interview questions with one that requires some forethought: how to explain a break in employment. We’ve already posted a number of interview tips for the long-term unemployed last year, …
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10 reasons to use a specialist recruiter for content job hires

I’m a recruiter. I’m shameless about it. But when I’m out of my little office, I hear many tales of negative experiences using recruitment or staffing firms in finding a job. Indeed, you’d think that the recruitment agencies stood in …
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What do you do to follow up after an interview?

One of our Twitter readers, Tina Klein Walsh, asked us a very good question: What do you do to follow up after an interview? I’d like to address that question in this blog post. You should absolutely follow up after …
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Six trends set to change your workplace in 2016

We like to think of Firehead as being a modern, innovative employer – we are an agile, remote-first business; we collaborate daily across countries and continents recruiting for our clients in Europe, the USA and beyond; and we hot-desk, stand-up-desk and even …
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