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Helping Charlie secure the perfect position

​Charlie Wrigglesworth has many years’ extensive experience in Communications, and after finishing up a contract at a major broadcaster, she was looking to settle down into something new and exciti...

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The Future of Work; supporting young people, employees and socio-economic change

Meet Michael Taylor, Head of Regional Affairs at the Manchester Metropolitan University. Michael has extensive experience in working with young people to develop their skills and guide them as t...

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Time for Change? Breaking the Misconceptions of Hiring a Contractor

​The number of self-employed professionals in the UK has increased by 43%, and the overall contribution to the UK economy by freelancing professionals is around £119 billion (IT Contractors UK). Th...

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​The Next Step in Darren Ravenscroft’s Career

Darren is a front-end developer specialising in HTML & CMS. His career kicked off when he started customising his friend’s MySpace profile pages (for a price) as a teenager. Darren took his tec...

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How do Businesses Evolve Through Growth?

You want your business to be blazingly successful. But what does that look like exactly? How will your company change during the process of growth? In our most recent podcast, we posed this questio...

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Guest Blog - HR in a Fast Track

Yvonne Saxon is Head of HR, Diversity and Incusion at Vista Employer Services. Yvonne took time out to pen a guest blog to help anyone responsible for HR in a fast growth SME with insight, advice ...

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Cracking Tough Recruitment Challenges for Jayne Pugh

Jayne Pugh has achieved spectacular feats in her marketing career so far, and the Adam team has had the privilege to support her along the way through expert recruitment consultancy and talent acqu...

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A Fitting New Role for a Fantastic IT Professional: Evangelos’ Story

Evangelos Gargoulakis recently moved to the UK from Greece to be with his partner. His relocation meant he was in the market for a new job in IT.With a passion for computer science, Evangelos gradu...

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Changing Jobs May Not be The Best Idea…Just Yet

Just about every morning you wake up to the shrill sound of your alarm signalling the beginning of another 9-hour day in a job you hate. And it’s seriously getting you down.You’re not alone. In fac...

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Should You Have a Mentor?

Many greats of our time wouldn’t be where they are today without a mentor leading them through the dark.“If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” — Isaac NewtonMentors ...

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The Manchester Gig Economy – Manchester Freelancers Share Their Stories

Is becoming a freelancer or contractor truly a smart career move?It sounds like a sweet deal. To be your own boss, choose which projects to work on and who to work for, all the while doing somethin...

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How to demonstrate your skills and portfolio in an interview

Your CV landed you an interview, now it’s your chance to impress the recruiter face-to-face. That said, it can be hard to demonstrate your skills when you’re simply sitting having a conversation wi...

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How to Use Paid Media to Distribute Your Content

 It doesn’t make sense. Your content is well written and super-informative. You’ve published it on all your channels.So why are you only getting a few hits?The thing is, putting your content on dif...

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A Day in the Life of a Product Owner

Wherever you look, digital products are popping up: banks, universities, retailers, gyms; everyone’s got one. And that’s thanks, in part, to the product owner role that takes digital items from use...

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How to Prepare for Work After a Career Break

There’s more to returning to work than firing off multiple online applications. In this guide we give you the insights to save you from rejection hell.Be Honest With YourselfRe-joining the workforc...

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6 Qualities The Best Recruiters Share

When you work with a recruitment agency, you’re trusting them to market you and your skills and ultimately to find you a job that fits with both your professional and personal goals. This requires ...

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10 Places to Learn Tech Skills for Free

LAST UPDATED: July 2020What beats a free lunch? A complimentary career boost of course, and there are plenty of on-the-house tech training courses to choose from. Read our rundown to see what tickl...

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Ones to Watch – Tech Start-ups in Manchester

From cotton mills to digital transformation, Manchester knows how to make the most of technological revolution. With a turnover of £2.9bn – the fourth highest in the UK – it’s no surprise the city ...

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Diversity in Tech

A shortage of highly skilled employees is the number one challenge for UK digital tech businesses. Yet large swathes of the population, like women and disabled people, are seriously underrepresente...

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The Growth of Artificial Intelligence in Marketing

Recreating human intelligence in an artificial way has long been the dream of scientists and film directors alike. Cinematic creations like Bladerunner’s replicants and Star Wars’ C3-PO are the hum...

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The Top 10 Skills Asked for in Marketing

With the tsunami of new marketing technology that swells every day, it’s tempting to think that those with the right skills can master it, do more and deliver better results.But at its core there a...

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