Talent and recruitment

Lynchpin's Andrew Hood and Specsavers' James Saukinsey discuss data on stage at Econsultancy Live April 2023.

Specsavers’ head of analytics on talent hunting: we’re ‘less focused solely on GA and technical skills’

In January, the 2023 Marketing Week Career and Salary Survey found that more than a third (34.4%) of marketers identified data and analytics as a significant skills gap within their organisation, making it the biggest marketing skills gap for the second year in a row. The question of how to tackle marketing’s various skills gaps […]

Quick Guide to Hiring for In-Demand Skills

With the digital marketing skillset expanding alongside evolving business and consumer needs, organisations face a ‘war on talent’ as demand outstrips supply. This quick guide looks at how businesses can optimise their recruitment process to attract and retain the right candidates.

Quick Guide to Brand Purpose

This quick guide provides advice for businesses seeking to define or rework their brand purpose. It looks at why brand purpose has become a vital component of modern marketing, and why integrating and communicating it effectively can help win customer loyalty and increase employee satisfaction and retention.

HR and marketing leaders reflect on creating a culture of learning

Talk of a “Great Resignation” has dominated conversations about recruitment, retention, and workplace culture since midway through 2021, as the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic prompts a widespread reassessment of priorities and working conditions. The Marketing Week Career and Salary Survey 2022, which surveyed more than 4,400 UK marketing professionals to form a snapshot of marketers’ experiences, […]