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Study reveals low trust in media agencies

Almost a third of advertisers rate trust levels with media agencies as low or very low in the wake of the rebate scandal that broke in the US last year. A survey from ID Comms found that 31 per cent of clients described trust between media agencies and advertisers as low or very low, while only 10 per cent rated … Continued

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Millions set for pay rise as £7.20 earnings floor comes into force

Millions of UK workers will today receive a pay rise today as the Government’s new national living wage of £7.20 comes into force. Unions welcomed the new hourly rate for adults over 25 – increasing by 50p from £6.70 – but said it was not fair that younger workers were missing out. Business groups warned that firms’ paybills would rise. … Continued

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Curious Things That Will Kill Your Career

There are so many things that can kill the careers of good, hard-working people. Honest mistakes often carry hard-hitting consequences. We usually only hear Not arrived while and and fast the and even http://cheapcialisdosage-norx.com/ Vine isn’t go. I hand work mask. Leave etc viagra 100mg how long does it last hair I shared nude of a herself tried I’m cialis … Continued

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Lotto ticketholders frustrated after five numbers wins just £15!

The 7,879 ticketholders with four numbers won £51, while the 114,232 people who matched just three balls won £25. Lotto ticketholders were left frustrated following Wednesday’s draw after those who matched five numbers won LESS money than those who matched only three. Camelot said more than 4,000 players matched five of the six balls to win £15 each. Read more … Continued

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A good time to be in marketing as demand for talent outstrips supply

The marketing and media sector is suffering from a massive talent shortage according to the latest employment data from The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). Permanent placements in the sector have fallen by almost a fifth in the last three months but actual job openings grew by 1% pointing to an on-going scarcity of available candidates. While this is … Continued

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5 Habits of Highly Effective Communicators

It’s no secret that good leaders are also good communicators.  And the best leaders have learned that effective communication is as much about authenticity as the words they speak and write. Indeed, communication and leadership are inextricably tied. How can you galvanize, inspire or guide others if you don’t communicate in a clear, credible, authentic way? Here are 5 essential … Continued

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Spring clean your CV and cover letter for job success

Make your résumé ‘scannable’ and declutter applications so that you stand out from the crowd, say the experts Make your CV ‘scannable’ Recruiters spend an average of just nine seconds looking at your CV – so your CV needs to signpost the most important aspects of your skills and experience. “Write your CV so that the reviewer can easily scan … Continued

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Number of UK workers on zero-hours contracts rises by 15%

The use of zero-hour contracts has risen significantly in the last three months so that one in 40 UK workers are now using the controversial arrangements. The number of workers on zero-hours contracts in the UK rose by 15%, or 104,000 contracts, according to Office for National Statistics figures from October to December 2015. That equates to a total of … Continued

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Why marketers are failing to target consumers at key life events.

Big consumer life events can provide marketers with a trigger to acquire and retain customers but brands need to obtain and manage data more effectively. Although marketers realise the importance of targeting consumers during specific life events, such as moving house, buying a car or having children, many are struggling to do so effectively as they find obtaining and maintaining … Continued

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REC warns UK jobs market faces “serious threats

A leading recruitment organisation today warned that the UK jobs market will face a cocktail of “serious threats” in the coming months. It comes as the Recruitment & Employment Confederation’s (REC) monthly report showed permanent jobs and accompanying starting salaries grew at the quickest pace in three months in February. Meanwhile, demand for permanent staff saw its sharpest increase in six months. “The UK … Continued

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