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Interview with a… Plain Language Consultant and Content Strategist

This month we welcome Frances Gordon to our job Q&A series with professionals working in digital communications. Together with her business partner, Candice Burt, Frances runs an international content strategy and plain-language business, specialising in financial content including fintech. This …
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Interview with a… Chief Technology Officer

This month, our series of behind-the-scenes job interviews looks at the technical side of digital communications. James Weir’s career has taken him from junior software engineer to software architect with Sun Microsystems, and now to CTO of UShareSoft, a software …
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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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Interview with a… European Technical Account Manager

Providing presales and follow-up support for a company’s technical products requires both a technical background and good communication skills. Someone who has excelled in both is Nolwenn Kerzreho, who has more than 10 years’ tech comm experience as a project …
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Interview with an… Augmented Reality Consultant

We are pleased to welcome Grégory Maubon to kick off our 2016 series of behind-the-scenes job interviews. Grégory is a consultant in augmented reality; he helps companies understand and adopt the new technology to suit their needs. Find out what …
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Interview with a… Customer Support Manager

User assistance across digital channels is a fast-growing field that stretches from video tutorials to social media to email marketing. For our next Q&A, we’re moving up the career ladder into management to go behind the scenes of Matt Pierce’s …
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How to give a great phone interview – a recruiter’s tips

In digital communications, organisations use a high percentage of contractors or hire people from farther afield than the city limits. A phone interview is an efficient first step to screen job candidates and decide if you’re a potential fit for the …
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Interview with a… United Nations Intranet Content Manager

In our latest job Q&A, we head to Geneva, Switzerland, where Alex Faundez works as an intranet content manager for the United Nations (UN). Alex specialises in online communications, primarily content management and content strategy. Here he explains more about …
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Interview with a… Freelance Content Strategist

Our job Q&A series continues with Elizabeth McGuane, a freelance content strategist based in London. Formerly a journalist, she has become a respected expert in the field of content strategy and regularly speaks at digital and design conferences. She’s worked with organisations both …
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Interview tips for the long-term unemployed

An estimated 23.815 million men and women across the EU’s 28 countries were unemployed in January 2015 (source: European Commission), with long-term unemployment one of the main concerns of policymakers. The most recent EU figures on long-term unemployment (from 2013) show …
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