Straight outta Blogsville!

So you don't need a recruiter's help?

So you don't need a recruiter's help?

Posted on 12 January 2022
by Sarah Robson
If you’re a great PR and social candidate, the chances are that most regional businesses will be keen to snap you up right now, due to their ongoing need to bolster their teams with the very best PR and social talent. This is a prediction we believe, will continue throughout the entirety of 2022!! You'd think it would be an easy and straight forward process then, to go direct to these businesses…
4.9% increase in salary/pay as businesses fight for staff!

4.9% increase in salary/pay as businesses fight for staff!

Posted on 11 January 2022
by Laura Mercer
It’s no big secret when we write that 2021 highlighted how much of a candidate scarce market it is out there, across marketing and creative and 2022 is set to be no different. With salary inflation the highest we’ve personally seen it and a recorded 4.9% growth in average salary/pay across the UK (including bonuses) to secure or retain staff, the battle for talent is not just going to continue…
Next Level Goes Green: Our Pledges

Next Level Goes Green: Our Pledges

Posted on 13 December 2021
by Laura Mercer
We’re no strangers to fighting for a better world here at next level Recruitment, in the office and out. We are challenging standard and traditional approaches to recruitment every single day, fighting to level-up the marketing and creative industries and their workplaces. Now, we're thrilled to announce how we’ve pledged ourselves to the global fight against climate change too, with our new…
What Is The Perfect CV?

What Is The Perfect CV?

Posted on 8 November 2021
by Sarah Robson
During university, I was advised that ‘the perfect CV’ should be black and white, typed in the font ‘Times New Roman’ and structured in a very rigid format. Over the past month, I’ve had the opportunity to see countless brilliant CVs, which have made me see things very differently. Whilst there’s nothing wrong with this traditional format, adding a more personal touch can really help recruiters…
Top Tips On Getting Into PR

Top Tips On Getting Into PR

Posted on 29 October 2021
by Sarah Robson
As a recent graduate myself, I find it particularly easy to relate to our more junior candidates. I have recently been in the same position, feeling in the dark about the recruitment process and desperate to know exactly what employers are looking for. Over the past few weeks, I’ve spoken to a huge range of candidates and learnt an insane amount about recruitment and the sectors I’m recruiting…
Did you know I work with Batman?

Did you know I work with Batman?

Posted on 29 September 2021
by Katy Gaskin
I like to think of my freelancers as the superheroes of the creative and marketing world. And me, I’m essentially Nick Fury who sends these superheroes your way. Dramatic… me? Never. Hear me out. Scenario 1. A major client has just dropped an urgent brief on you which they need delivering YESTERDAY! Your team is at full capacity and you don’t have the band-width to cover the project. You need a…