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Careers

Considering Relocation but what about the Chickens?

So…you’ve decided it’s time to progress your career. You’ve spent hours perfecting your CV, researching the market and applying for the best opportunities out there (with the help of IC Creative of course!) To really get ahead you know a move...

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RECRUITER VS. ‘TALENT HUNTING RESOURCEMENT KING

I work in recruitment. As such, I’m a recruitment consultant. Seems simple, right? Well, apparently not! As I wade through various social media platforms I’m faced with increasingly imaginative, confusing (and often hilarious!) variations of...

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PREPARING FOR A UX JOB INTERVIEW

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple” Preparing for an interview, especially a UX job interview, is quite tricky. It’s not always the skills you have or bring to the table, but more the personality fit and your...

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Things to think about when considering that counter-offer

So you’ve been offered the position you wanted – with a company that will offer career growth, a new challenge, and more rewards. After careful deliberation and a lot of soul searching, you accept the new position. But on giving your resignation,...

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Advice

4 REASONS TO FALL IN LOVE WITH CONTRACTING

4 Reasons to Fall in love with Contracting As a contract recruitment consultant, this article could be massively biased, so I’m going to try and be as realistic as possible! I’d like to start off by saying that contracting is most certainly not...

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Advice

5 REASONS YOUR DESIGNERS ARE WALKING OUT…

I speak to a lot of people about their work. A LOT. Collectively, these guys perform a wide variety of roles for an even wider variety of companies. They work at different levels in different locations, on different projects in different sectors....

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The creative industry is 2% away from gender equality

Creativepool’s Annual Creative Industry Report, in partnership with creative digital recruitment specialists, IC Creative & Serendipity, surveyed over 2,500 industry professionals. The most suprising and encouraging finding revealed that ratio...

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Ever wondered what makes a great UX CV?

Here’s a pretty common scenario: I’ll often have a conversation with a candidate before I’ve seen their CV. Sometimes it’s one of those conversations that I just wish my clients could hear. The type of conversation that fires me up and makes...

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How to attract and hire a Millennial

Millennials (or Gen Y) is the name given to people born between 1980 and late 1990’s, and whilst you may imagine them to be young, could be anywhere between 18 and 35 years of age. In fact by the year 2020, half of our workforce will be...