Finding the right skills
Working in partnership with you, we take advantage of our extensive networks, market knowledge and candidate database to ensure that we are being proactive in approaching talented individuals with the required skill set.
Without help, you can easily become overwhelmed in dealing with too many applications from many who are underqualified or otherwise unsuitable. That’s where we come in. We can save you time and money with our service, to help you find the right marketing and creative professionals.
Navigating the competitive market
Our commitment to you is to fully understand your mission, values, culture, strategy, and to represent your brand with the sole purpose of elevating you in the market and providing people looking to work for you with a first-class experience.
We have access to thousands sales & marketing candidates worldwide – more than any other recruitment service. So, we can find you the best person for the job quickly and efficiently.
Verifying candidate history of success
We will investigate the history of each sales and marketing candidate thoroughly, including to learn how successful they have been in the past. For example, if you are hiring a social media manager, we can uncover and assess their past campaigns.
Through competency-based interviewing techniques, our experts will establish each individual’s marketing knowledge, skills and expertise, how and when they have used these and what campaign performance and ROI was achieved.
Ensuring applicant suitability
Our specialist sales and marketing consultants interview professionals to ascertain their suitability for your role.
We make every effort to fully understand your needs and that of our candidates to ensure a perfect match. Whether that be finding someone local to your offices or a marketing and creative professional with a unique skill set – we strive to make the recruitment process seamless.
During our thorough screening process, one of the first questions we ask is about their salary expectations. We use our counteroffer training to manage overly high expectations and anticipate when a professional is likely to receive a counteroffer from their current employer.
Luboš has worked for Reed for 7 years in the Sales & Marketing sector, and specialises in permanent recruitment solutions mainly in FMCG and the retail sector. With clients raging from local companies to multinational corporations, he is excels in recruiting for Sales Managers, Business Development Managers, Key Account Managers, Marketing Managers, Brand Managers and e-commerce professionals.
Jana joined Reed in 2021 shortly after the market recovery. Since her start Jana has been a valuable member of the team within Sales & Marketing, Accountancy & Finance, and Banking.
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Getting the best from your interview
Interviews give your potential employer the chance to see you – in the flesh, or remotely over a video call – to learn about your likes and dislikes, capabilities, and get an overall feel for whether you will fit in with the organisation.However, getting the best from the interview doesn't just mean showing your best self to get the job - it also means using the opportunity to assess the environment you will be working in, those you will be working with and for, and making it clear in your mind whether the job and organisation are right for you.First interview, second interview, face-to-face interview, telephone interview, video interview: whatever the type of interview they all have one thing in common – you have the opportunity to shine."To be a great champion, you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are."Muhammad AliWhat's inside the guide?You may be the most knowledgeable professional for the job, but without performing well at an interview you won’t stand a chance of securing your next role.The guide takes you through the following:Getting to grips with the organisation you could be working forDress codeDifferent types of interviewTackling common first interview questionsThe big daySecond interviewsPreparing for a presentation taskOn-the-day tasksBy downloading this guide, you will learn the tips and tricks on the interview process which will help you to make the most of the short time you have to sell yourself.
How to ace your video interview
Use the following video interviewing tips to help you secure your next role.There are two types of video interviewLive interviews are what you would expect – a video call with the interviewer which is very similar to a face-to-face interview, but slightly different. Some may feel more relaxed knowing that they are speaking face-to-face with a person, even if it’s only through a screen.Pre-recorded interviews provide you with questions you must answer by recording yourself. These interviews are usually recorded with specialist software, such as Shine, and you will have a certain number of attempts to answer each question.Check your techTest your microphone, camera and internet connection before you start, and make sure your device is compatible with the software your interviewer is using. Making a test call will give you piece of mind that everything is set up correctly.In case of any unexpected audio issues, or your connection drops, ensure you have the interviewer’s contact number so that you can continue your interview over the phone. Don’t forget to fully charge your device or have it plugged in to avoid any potential disruption from a low battery.Just as you would in a face-to-face interview, you must also check that your phone is on silent and any notifications are off.FramingTo frame yourself well, position yourself in the centre of the screen, with the camera at eye-level, an arm’s length away. If you give the illusion of eye-contact by looking at the camera, you will seem more engaging to the interviewer. The interviewer will have a better impression of you, and will be more engaged in your answers.It is most important to choose a location where you won’t be disturbed and are least likely to pick up noise from your surroundings. Choose a space which is not too dark or too bright and remove anything from behind you that you wouldn’t want your employer to see, such as dirty clothes.Body language and appearanceBe as professional as possible, both in how you dress and in your body language – remember that this is your potential employer. Even if the interviewer can’t see all of you, dressing well will put you in the right mindset for a job interview and you will make a much better impression.Other than your facial expression and hand gestures, your non-verbal communication is limited, so it will be more difficult for the interviewer to pick up positive body language. Ensure you don’t fidget too much, avoid covering your mouth, and make sure to smile.Our YouTube channel has a fantastic series of interviewing advice videos detailing the dos and don’ts for candidates.If you’re looking for a new career opportunity, contact your local office via email or over the phone.