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Headhunting is an element of recruiting that has grown significantly in the last few years. To put it simply, if you’re not getting any unsolicited approaches about career openings, you are missing an entire market segment that may move you in the right direction of your career aspirations. Here are a few tips to assist.
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Working for a startup can be a tempting prospect when you’re looking for a new job. A newer company is something exciting to get involved with, many startups offer great opportunities for those still growing their skills and experience. However, many startups eventually fail and some do so within the first year or two. Taking a job with a startup can be a risk, but there are both pros and cons to choosing to work for a startup company. These short-term risks can blossom into excellent long-term benefits.
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A face-to-face interview is often the ideal scenario when you’re interviewing for a new job. However, it’s not always possible or practical, and sometimes you just don’t have a choice. Many interviews today are conducted over the phone, while others use video. Phone interviews are often used as a first-round screening, followed up by a face-to-face interview if you’re successful. Video interviews can feel almost like face-to-face interviews if they’re live, but they can also involve recording your answers.
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Grey Matter Recruitment
With over six years’ executive search experience across multiple sectors, Jim has proven ability in head hunting the market’s best talent for extremely niche requirements. Jim recruits mid-senior level roles within solutions selling, sales engineering and product management.
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Grey Matter Recruitment
Checking candidate CVs is a tough job. For one role, you can end up with hundreds of applications, and wading through them isn’t easy. When you have cover letters to look over too, there’s even more to check before you can find the right candidates to invite for an interview. Fortunately, there are plenty of techniques you can use to comb through CVs and narrow down the most promising ones.
Mentoring - Grey Matter Recruitment
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Having a mentor or guide in your career brings you benefits that you can’t get elsewhere. A mentor offers you guidance and support as you build your career, whether you’re just starting out or you want some help reaching the next step on the ladder. If you have never had a mentor before, the idea might seem a little strange. It can feel a bit like having a work parent who helps you to do your best and achieve your goals. But having a mentor can push you to do more with your career and give you advantages that help you to discover new opportunities. Here are some of the ways having a mentor helps you in your career.
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Software-as-a-service (SaaS) has become a popular model for delivering software of all types. With the rise of subscription-based cloud services, SaaS is growing as a major part of the technology sector, along with other cloud computing services. The benefits of SaaS for businesses include saving money, as well as reducing the need for infrastructure and labour.
10 questions blog
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We sat down with Adsquare's former General Manager EMEA, Vincent Tessier, to ask him to share some of his industry leading insight and top pieces of career advice. Adsquare gives advertisers and agencies seamless access to multiple data dimensions for more effective targeting, measurement and insights.
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Grey Matter Recruitment
Whilst advertising is an old industry, the tools and analytical techniques used to manage targeted advertising campaigns are relatively new and proliferating at a rapid rate. From commercial to analytical and client management to coding, the advertising technology (Ad Tech)  industry has a range of hugely diverse job opportunities. However, even across this spectrum of roles there are some core qualities necessary to be successful in this field.