Wired Sussex Blog

Exclusive Eco Gym discount for Wired Sussex members

Alongside the 6 main benefits of Wired Sussex membership, we’ve got a new exclusive offer for members this month! This time the lovely folks at Eco Gym are offering a 20% discount on gym membership. Work out, feel great and give your power back to the grid. Eco Gym is the UK’s only green gym group, challenging the fitness industry by taking the power you make during your workout and turning it into electricity. With two gyms based in Brighton and Lancing, Wired Sussex members can join these gyms, powered by the latest Sports Art equipment, all for just £24.95 …

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5 reasons to attend Open Studios: Talent Week

For five days this October, as part of Brighton Digital Festival, some of Brighton’s best digital companies are opening their doors for Open Studios: Talent Week to showcase what they do, where they do it and how. 5 reasons to attend this year’s Open Studios #1 Connect with recruiting companies Many of the companies taking part are actively recruiting so this is a great opportunity to get to the front of the line. You may even land your dream job! #2 See what goes on behind-the-scenes Open Studios lets you see first-hand what goes on behind closed doors at great …

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Making the most out of Open Studios: Talent Week

For five days this October, as part of Brighton Digital Festival, some of Brighton’s best digital companies are opening their doors for Open Studios: Talent Week to showcase what they do, where they do it and how. So how can you make the most of Open Studios? Do your research. Have a look at the companies taking part, plan which ones you would like to meet, make sure you know a bit about them beforehand, and look on their website and think of intelligent questions to ask them to make you stand out. Check out the Talent2017 videos. Lots of …

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Win a ticket to BrightonSEO!

Update: This competition is now closed. Fancy going to BrightonSEO next week? We’ve got 5 free tickets to give away to Wired Sussex members! To enter: Retweet or like this post or Comment on the post about why you would like to attend Terms and conditions: We have 5 tickets to give away (1 per winning entry) Open to Wired Sussex members and employees of Wired Sussex member companies. Each person is limited to one entry only. The closing date is Tuesday 12th September at 11am. Winners will be informed on Wednesday 13th September. Wait, it gets even better! The BrightonSEO team …

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12 Job Hunting Tips

Recently graduated and looking for a job in the digital sector? Here’s 12 tips to steer you towards greater success in your job search. Good luck and happy hunting. Be proactive It’s alright to take a little break after graduating (after all you’ve earned it!), but don’t let those lazy days on your sofa roll into weeks. If you want to get ahead you’ll need to be proactive and not wait for opportunities to come to you. Don’t wait for permission Want a job in web development? Practise making dummy websites in different styles. Want to write blog posts for a living? …

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Announcing a New Residency Programme at the FuseBox

We are delighted to announce that the Digital Catapult Centre Brighton is open for applications for its new residency programme, based at The Fusebox. This residency programme is intended to support digital entrepreneurs, tech visionaries and creative technologists who are looking to turn their ideas and initiatives into successful innovations. If this sounds like you, read on to hear more about what is on offer and get in touch. What kind of people or businesses are you looking for? These residencies are part of the Digital Catapult’s programme of activity in Brighton. This means we are looking for individuals or small …

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Interview Guidelines

So you are on your way to landing your dream career, and next up is the Interview. This is a great opportunity for you to elaborate on your CV but also to show off your personality and individuality to the company, and why you would be the perfect fit. So, we have gathered some tips and guidelines to help you with the whole process: 1. Preparation. Research the company/organisation beforehand. Make sure you know exactly what the company does and who for, plus any recent developments or projects that they are involved in. This shows competence and commitment as well …

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How to write a Great Graduate CV

With University Graduation still fresh on everyone’s mind, now is time to think about the next step and about making your mark in the working world. However, before you can do that you need to make sure your CV is up to date and is showcasing the best of your skills and abilities. So here are some tips to consider when you’re updating yours; • Tailor it – to the job you are applying for. Highlight the skills that are relevant to the role. Make it easy for the person recruiting to see you are a good fit, and mirror the culture …

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The key to recruiting millennials

In the next 5 years millennials will make up half the global workforce and it’s predicted this number will have risen to a whopping 75% by just 2025. Having grown-up in a digital world, they’re the first fully connected generation and consequently have different behaviours, needs and aspirations in the workplace than previous generations.Comparing the attitudes of Baby Boomers to Millennials, shows this new generation are more vocal about what they want from their career; they are looking for financial stability and access to the property ladder, which in turn impacts on their expectations at work. Millennials are purpose driven …

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An Introduction to 5G and the 5G testbed

This blog explores the key learnings from The Digital Catapult Centre Brighton’s event ‘An Introduction to 5G and the 5G testbed’ and how your digital business can innovate with 5G technologies through the Brighton 5G testbed. Last night, The Digital Catapult Centre Brighton hosted the event ‘An Introduction to 5G and the 5G testbed’, in which it provided an exploration of 5G – an expert view of what it is, how it will revolutionise the way we use our smartphones, unlock the potential of new technologies and provide a platform for new innovation opportunities for companies. The Digital Catapult Centre …

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