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Recruiters: Will You Fit in at Adam?

26 Apr 2017

We recently conducted an employee survey to find out exactly what our team thinks about working at Adam. I know what you’re thinking, no one really answers honestly in these things because they’re worried what the boss might think. But this survey was completely anonymous, so we’re pretty confident the results give a true perspective […]

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How to Retain Your Top Talent

19 Apr 2017

The average UK digital creative agency loses 17% of its employees each year. That means an agency employing 20 people needs to recruit three new members of staff each year just to maintain headcount. That comes from the Wow Agency Survey 2017, sponsored by Adam. Of course, hiring a new team member takes time and […]

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How to Manage Creative Talent Without Stifling Creativity

7 Apr 2017

    When originality is the beating heart of your business, creative people are your lifeblood. But with creativity comes an appetite for change and a desire for varied work that expands portfolios. The Wow Agency Survey 2017, sponsored by Adam, found that agencies are experiencing a 17% turnover rate, which means there’s a good […]

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10 Pros and Cons of Freelance Talent for Agencies

19 Apr 2017

A core team of employees is important for business stability. But work doesn’t always come in as expected and peaks and troughs can mean your headcount requirements change. This is borne out by the findings of the Wow Agency Survey, sponsored by Adam, which found 31% of agencies plan to increase their use of contractors […]

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Aligning Recruitment to Your Agency Growth Plans

10 Apr 2017

Almost a third of agencies have plans to grow their financial turnover by more than 26% this year. And two-thirds plan to increase their headcount by the same amount. These stats come from the 2017 Wow Agency Survey, sponsored by Adam. But does aiming for a 26% increase in turnover mean you need to raise […]

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Welcome Victoria! Team Adam Manchester is growing

3 Apr 2017

I first came across Adam as a candidate when I was sadly made redundant from a job that I loved. I threw myself into job seeking and met with a whole load of recruiters at several agencies, but Adam really stood out from the crowd. The relaxed atmosphere, with friendly consultants who really took time […]

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Are CEOs out of touch with marketing technology?

3 Apr 2017

> Adam Co-Founder and Director of our London office, Leon Milns, has his say on the impact of technology in the world of marketing. Speaking to our friends at the Print & Digital Innovations Summit (taking place later this year), Leon discusses how the right technology can bring real value to a business and its’ […]

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Citywalks – Freshwalks’ urban sibling whips up a storm for Vanessa

8 Mar 2017

You may recently have read that Adam is currently sponsoring Freshwalks, and today was my inaugural event at one of their City Walks. Established by Michael di Paolo, Freshwalks brings together Manchester business folk by providing a unique networking opportunity, “Fresh air, Fresh Perspective & Fresh Connections”. And I loved it – not only was […]

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Breakfast Briefing: Gender Pay Gap Reporting

3 Mar 2017

I had the pleasure of attending a Breakfast Briefing at Pinsent Masons on Wednesday covering the highly topical issue of Gender Pay Gap Reporting. Though a niche HR subject, it is something that will ultimately affect anyone in employment and could soon become the tool we use to differentiate between job offers from rival businesses. […]

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Luke – My First Week

28 Feb 2017

So that was that, before I really knew which way was up, my first week at Adam was done and dusted. A complete whirlwind of new faces, systems and experiences but I can genuinely say I loved every minute. All too often, the reality never really lives up to the expectation you form after interview; […]

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