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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Love Your Job Guest Blog – Neptik

Here’s the latest in our ‘Love Your Job’ blog series; where we ask employees at recruiting member companies about the jobs they love and how they got started in their career – sharing insights to help inspire you. Next up we have Adriana Scala from Neptik – a Brighton based web design and digital marketing agency. Adriana Scala – Digital Marketing Analyst Tell us a bit about your job and responsibilities? I manage the digital marketing team at Neptik. We work on developing our own online presence and managing campaigns for our clients. It’s varied, exciting and really rewarding in terms of …

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Love Your Job Guest Blog – Search Seven Ltd

Here is the latest in our ‘Love Your Job’ blog series; where we ask employees at recruiting member companies about the jobs they love and how they got started in their career – sharing insights to help inspire you. Next up we have Gavin Willis from Search Seven Ltd – a digital marketing agency specialising in search marketing. Gavin Willis – Managing Director Tell us a bit about your job and responsibilities? My role at Search Seven as owner and managing director is to ensure the team are happy and have the support they need to effectively manage their campaigns and client relationships, …

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What a week! – Creative, Digital & IT Open Studios was another success!

  We were thrilled to run the Creative, Digital & IT Open Studios Week this year as part of Brighton Digital Festival and it didn’t disappoint! We saw 28 Wired Sussex member companies getting involved, together putting on a fantastic range of 37 events across the week.   It has been a real testimony to the variety and strength that is the creative, digital and tech cluster in and around Brighton. We had companies ranging from Web and Games Developers, Animation, Graphic Design, Digital Marketing, SEO, Accounting, Strategy, Research & Development, Networking and more! We had a few newbie’s this year allowing the week to expand further …

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Wired Sussex Breakfast Session: Finding, Developing and Retaining Talent

Last week I chaired our Breakfast Session ‘Finding, developing and retaining talent ’  with a marvellous panel of experts – Andy Budd CEO at Clearleft, Terry Swann Global Recruitment Manager at Brandwatch and Alex McGregor Stewart the Director of Lighthouse Learning – who shared their knowledge & experience and answered questions from members. In case you couldn’t make it, we want to share as much of the conversation as possible. Below are the key points from the session (SketchNote courtesy of M.I.SCRIBE.) Andy Budd Salary is just one part of the deal for employees – Purpose, Meaning and Place are what makes an employee choose you and stay with you …

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The Digital, Media and Tech Jobs Fair: Sometimes, the best things in life are free

We are giving our recruiting members the opportunity to exhibit free of charge at our upcoming jobs fair, and here’s why it is very much worth your while. Our sector needs a near-constant influx of highly, and specifically, skilled people to keep it moving forward; but as a recruiting company, making sure you’re getting the right talent is hard. Making sure that you’re their first choice can be even harder. The Digital, Media and Tech Jobs Fair, powered by Wired Sussex, aims to provide opportunities: to speak to jobseekers face to face, to showcase what you do effectively, and to …

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