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10 tips for hiring the perfect content strategist

“It seems content strategy has become the catch-all buzzword for any and all content work these days,” said management consultant and enterprise content strategist, Kris Mausser, recently in her job Q&A for Firehead. Murray Cox, content strategist and senior content lead at …
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Tech comm jobs abroad: the Nordics

Interested in technical communications jobs in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland? Firehead director CJ Walker recently guest-posted at Adobe TechComm Showcase on the demand for experienced English-speaking tech comm contractors in the Nordics: who’s hiring, in which industries, what to …
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Which digital skills are in demand in 2012 (and which are hardest to recruit for)?

Just before Christmas, an Econsultancy survey identified a lack of staff with suitable digital skills as one of the key barriers to business growth. According to respondents, the top three most difficult skill areas to recruit for were: Web analytics …
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8 ways to stay ahead of the career curve in 2012

So 2012 is here! The year is fresh and full of promise and most of us are plotting for it to be a good one by setting new goals. Last January, we posted Six devious tricks for New Year career …
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Six devious tricks for New Year career success

Vive la Resolution! The year is fresh and full of promise and most of us are plotting for it to be a good one for personal fulfilment, for health, for holidays, for a new job, for a promotion, for whatever …
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Old or overqualified? Here’s how NOT to sell yourself

The hotshot dilemma. Picture: ©Anssi Koskinen I was fascinated to sit opposite a twentysomething recruitment consultant on the train to London last week. For over an hour, he rather loudly went through some poor IT candidate’s CV by mobile phone, …
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Recruitment Coming Back for Recruiters!

Well, I thought I might actually talk about recruitment issues for a change. We are a recruitment agency, afterall. It’s no secret that times have been a bit tough in the recruitment world – or for anyone looking for a …
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