Far too often, industry players will say that there’s not enough talent in the industry. The simple truth is that those saying that are just looking in the wrong places! Without doubt, it can be challenging to attract top candidates to new opportunities. Current employers will be eager to keep them, and candidates are often
Gone are the days when employers held all the power. In fact, to think of recruitment in the context of power dynamics and Taylorist principles will likely lead the best talent to run straight to your competitor, and yet those two forces are still prevalent today in our industry. Given the second biggest issue identified
Did you know… The UK Events Industry is worth over £42.3 billion to the UK economy every year (and growing) with more than half a million people in full-time employment in the sector, 10,000 venues to choose from, and over 1.3 million business events taking place every year! And, across the pond, the US Events industry directly contributes
So…you want to work in Events? The events industry is a vibrant, dynamic and friendly industry to work in and there are many opportunities for growth and development working all over the globe on consumer and business events alike. Want to be part of a team? Not afraid of hard work? Enjoy trying new things?
Anthony Floreano, Managing Director at Freeman (EMEA) shares what he believes to be three important drivers for future growth and success within the events world. Now that there are more robust tools at our disposal to measure the success of events and exhibitions, companies are relying on our industry to build loyalty and advocacy among
This young athlete will never forget the moment he let his ego get in the way of an easy win – and it makes for an excellent recruitment analogy! [Video below.] A University of Oregon runner recently made the headlines after making the fatal mistake of celebrating before he had actually crossed the finish line!
Chasing down your ideal job can be tiring – but rarely does it lead to physically hitting the streets for an eight-mile jog around the city. A man from San Francisco came up with a genius way to get the attention of a fitness-tracking app developer. Carefully planning his route, he used the app to track
We like telling stories that span the globe and the following is a perfect, short and sweet example of how being globally connected works for us. A few months back, an industry friend of mine who runs a venue in the UAE had a meeting with a client in Paris. He pointed the CEO of
A year ago, it occurred to me that the various HR Directors in our industry didn’t know their counterparts. The next question was – could they learn from one-another? The answer has been a resounding yes. A year later, after five fun and productive meetings, and with a list of fifty plus interested parties, we
I previously mentioned the graduate recruitment project we undertook with Brand Events and I suggested a ‘sting in the tail’! Of the 46 that applied by email we decided to follow up with 20 applicants. Each chosen applicant was emailed and telephoned. Come the day before the shortlist deadline, a cool THIRTEEN graduates had not