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Search for respectable employees + Tinder = unexpected success?

What comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘recruitment?’ And what comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘Tinder?’ Chances are you wouldn’t really hear them both in the same sentence ever. Who’d have thought the two could be intertwined? AND successfully!? When I was first told about the Tinder recruitment… View Article

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Seemingly simple, taught to you by no-one

As I’m getting older, I’m starting to realise how much life revolves around emails. Emailing is how we tend to go about making important decisions, such as applying for jobs or property, and sometimes just needing to make an exemplary first impression. It’s a fairly impersonal way to contact someone, but that doesn’t mean it’s… View Article

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A novice's first impression of SEO

What happened first? I personally had never been to Manchester Central Library before, so I spent a few minutes being overwhelmed by the beauty of the building. We were seated in a small, personal room where there couldn’t have been more than thirty people. Everyone was encouraged to sit together, despite the human nature telling… View Article

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The Four Gifts

Name of event: North West Expo Date: 26th November 2015 Location: Old Trafford Cricket ground Cost: Free Course content: 4 Quality of speakers: 5 Audience Interaction: 5 Venue: 5 Value for money: 5 Overall rating: 4.5 The first thing I immediately noticed once I went inside the event arena was the simple fact that there… View Article

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Did not actually take place on a bus, much to my dismay

What is it? Small Business Saturday is an event which happens once a year. This year it is due to take place on Saturday the 7th December, but beforehand there is a slightly smaller gathering and is known as the Small Business Bus tour. Anyone who is involved in newly set up, starting out businesses… View Article

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Expertise and Ping-Pong

This Thursday was slightly more bearable knowing that I’d have the pleasure of spending an evening with Ben Casey, The Chase’s iconic creative director. After realising we didn’t have a clue where we were going, we got in touch with one of the bar guys who kindly took us to our venue for the evening,… View Article

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I had the pleasure of attending  Rocketfish’s first ever seminar held in Manchester. Rocketfish (@RocketfishSEM) is a Search Engine Marketing Agency led by the director, John Bonney, who also happened to be presenting the talk that morning. The audience consisted of around 20 attendees, ranging from small business owners, to digital marketers of larger companies. The… View Article

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Name of event: Social Media Success Workshop Organiser: Jason Squires Speakers: Jason Squires Date: 12th November 2014 Location: Marriott Hotel, Leeds Cost: £97 Course content: 4 Quality of speakers: 5 Audience Interaction: 5 Venue: 5 Value for money: 5  Overall Rating: 4.8 Pro’s: New, useful, actionable information and tips given. Con’s: Obligatory sales pitch at… View Article

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/>Name of event: DPM:UK Organiser: Manchester Digital Speaker: Sam Barnes Date: 29th January 2015 Location: The Comedy Store, Manchester. Cost: £65 Course content: 5 Quality of speakers: 5 Audience Interaction: 4 Venue: 4 Value for money: 5 Overall Rating: 4.6 Sam Barnes, Global Dev. @thesambarnes A talk which was equally funny, entertaining and resonating Sam… View Article

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Wise Words From Even Wiser People

Name of event: Creating The Ultimate Customer Journey Roadshow Organiser: Mixing Digital Speakers: Mike Bainbridge, Robin Carlsson, David Woods, Stewart Townsend, Paul Squires, George Loannou, Tim Beaver. Date: Tuesday 9th September, 2014 Location: The Place Apart Hotel, Manchester. Cost: Free Course content: 2.5 Quality of speakers: 3 Audience Interaction: 3 Venue: 5 Value for money:… View Article

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Bank holiday Monday It was an easy and breezy start to this week due to it being a bank holiday Monday, so the 4 day week kick started on Tuesday with my first ever meeting with a client. My first client meeting The meeting was scheduled with an occupational therapy company who need guidance on… View Article

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Time for feedback

Even though it’s only my 7th week at Nuttersons, I had my 8 week appraisal and goal setting with my boss, Kev, this week. Better early than never. Pessimism gets me nowhere Receiving feedback is never something I look forward to, simply because I imagine the worst. However, as usual, pessimism gets me nowhere and… View Article

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The Great Nuttersons Bake-Off

My first big project This week marked something rather special for my time here at Nuttersons. I have been given my first ongoing project. The project is to produce a full social media proposal for the use of our own company, Nuttersons. A little confusing, I know. But before we start to advise clients on… View Article

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Learning the little things

I have been at Nuttersons for 5 weeks now, and as I get more settled into my job role, my responsibilities are growing and the type of work is expanding. Monday morning meeting Monday morning consisted of my regular meetings with my boss, Kevin. These meetings tend to happen once a week where we go… View Article

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What have I learnt over this past month?

I am officially one month into my apprenticeship at Nuttersons now, so it’s time for some self-reflection. What have I learned so far and what has changed since I started? Researching Nuttersons is a relatively new and small company, therefore I am the first employee to be taken on for ‘Social Media Manager’ role. In a lot… View Article

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