Wired Sussex Blog

Why Christmas is a great time to recruit (Especially with our special offer)

With the holiday season just around the corner, many businesses feel it’s time to put their recruitment plans on hold. However, there are some good reasons to advertise over the Christmas period and we get to help our members recruit successfully as a consequence each year. Here are a few reasons to consider: Job seekers have more time to search – Over the holidays, people have more time to think about their careers, evaluate where they’re going and search for new opportunities. December is actually one of the busiest months for our Jobs Board in terms of views – with over …

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The 12 Steps of Networking

You’ve heard about the 12 days of Christmas, well how about the 12 steps of networking? With our Members’ Christmas Meetup right around the corner, I thought it would be a great opportunity to discuss how you can make the most of it by sharing some top tips! Let’s start with one of my favourite words: serendipity – the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way. I’m sure for most of us, an important conversation that has led to great and wonderful things has happened after work hours. People are relaxed and often more …

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5 reasons to attend our Members’ Xmas Meetup!

We’d like to invite all Wired Sussex Members to our last big event of 2017, to share some festive cheer at our Members’ Christmas Meetup on Wednesday 6th December at Patterns! With an average of 150 people at each event, there are opportunities galore to catch up with friends and make new contacts with others in the local digital, media & tech sector. Not got your free ticket yet? Here are 5 reasons to consider joining us: #1 Make new contacts From developers to creatives, digital marketers to project managers, founders to managing directors, and everyone in between, there’s a …

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5 reasons why you should come to the Wired Sussex Members’ Christmas Meetup 2016!

What? Wired Sussex Members’ Christmas Meetup 2016 When? Wednesday 7th December, from 5:30pm onwards Where? Patterns, 10 Marine Parade, Brighton Get your ticket here!  It’s not long now until our Members’ Christmas Meetup and we’re very much looking forward to catching-up with you then. If you don’t have your tickets yet, here are five reasons why you should join us on the 7th! #1 Catch-up with friends and make new contacts  With an average attendance of 150 people, our Christmas Members’ Meetup offers a great chance for you to meet or catch-up with local people working in the digital, media and tech …

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This Year at Wired Sussex …

Christmas is a time to take stock and reflect on the year gone by, so with that in mind, I’d like to take a moment to look at Wired Sussex and some of the work we’ve undertaken over the past 12 months. MEMBERSHIP: 2014 saw 473 new members join Wired Sussex. That’s nearly 10 every single week. If you’re not a member already why not make 2015 the year you get involved; not only will you gain access to a wealth of business support, but you’ll be joining a 2,000+ strong network and doing your bit to help represent the …

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Robots and Disguise

Thursday and Friday last week saw the return of the annual New England House Xmas Open Studios and, as there were so many exhibitors this year, Wired Sussex kindly offered up part of their office to a couple us. Pearl Primrose and myself (aka My Little Robot) had the pleasure of setting up in the warm office and enticing people in with minced pies (courtesy of Wired Sussex’s Caroline) and woolly beards. Yes, that’s right, woolly beards! PP’s amazing crochet beards were a hit with the boys and girls alike and one lucky gentleman got away with the last deal …

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