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Kry appoints Kyle Thomas as Global Senior SEO Manager

Acquire Digital Talent is delighted to announce the appointment of Kyle Thomas as Global Senior SEO Manager at Kry / Livi.   Kry provides video consultation technology to connect patients with healthcare professionals. The company grew more than 100% year-on-year in 2020 during the pandemic and has helped more than three million patients access healthcare to date. Already backed by some of Europe’s top VC’s, they have recently raised a $300m Series D funding round…

Feeling frustrated with hiring? You’re not alone!

I’ve recently had many similar conversations with frustrated hiring managers, mainly within the DTC/D2C space.   The frustration? Good ol’ Talent Acquisition.   Many high growth, tech-driven direct-to-consumer companies have had an excellent last 12 months; some have smashed their targets out of the park. And with companies who experience a sharp rise in sales comes a need to recruit more talent.   Hearing about the millions of people on furlough, unemployed, and needing work,…

10 Reasons Why Retained Search Is Your Most Effective Talent Acquisition Strategy For 2021 And Beyond

Successful companies operating in FinTech, HealthTech, and other high growth tech sectors share a critical component. They can hire and retain exceptional talent, especially leaders who challenge the status quo and drive meaningful change and strategies throughout the business.   Companies that struggle to hire great leaders are subsequently left fighting a continuous uphill battle.   With significant resources spent on talent acquisition, what method do these highly successful businesses use to achieve such great…

Why Are Hiring Managers Finding The Market For Talent So Tough?

“That makes sense with what we’re seeing – lots of applicants but not the right skill set!” I can’t tell you the number of times I hear this from hiring managers lately… I’ve spoken to many companies over the last six months who believed it would be easier to hire due to so much news on TV and in the press regarding redundancies etc. However, what they’ve experienced is niche, highly sought after Digital &…

How The Iceberg Will Improve Your Talent Acquisition Strategy

“We can’t seem to hire the right people into our business”.   Can you relate to this?   It’s a statement I often hear. Especially during the last 12 months.   Contrary to popular belief, Digital & Growth Marketers with niche, highly-sought-after skills are harder to hire than ever before.   They’re being closely held onto by their employers, and many are unsure of making a move in such an unstable market.   Not being…

Redundancy: Training, Recruitment, or Role Swap – What Are Your Post-Pandemic Career Options?

With the end of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, individuals still on furlough will no doubt have redundancy on their minds. Some sectors, such as retail, tourism and hospitality, have been hit hardest, but the recession that the U.K. economy must now recover from will affect millions more employed across all sectors. While no-one can predict what the economic recovery from Covid-19 will look like, the one thing we do know is that the employment…

How to Improve The Grade of Your Next Digital Marketing Vacancy

Do you know the definition of the word ‘Contingent’?   It’s subject to chance.   The definition of ‘Chance’ is…   a possibility of something happening.   A possibility?!   It can also be referred to as fluky, lucky, at random.   Are these the words you want to be associated with when you go about hiring in-demand, niche Digital Marketers?   I’m pretty certain 99% of responses will be ‘NO!’   Growing a successful…

1,000 applications for just 1 job post!

Did you see that on the news a few days ago?   A restaurant up in Manchester received a staggering 1,000 applications for just one vacancy. From memory, it was a front of house role.   In the same report, it also spoke with a Digital Marketing professional who’d sent 60-70 applications over the last few months, still hunting for a new job. In the clip, Danielle came out of her interview, telling the reporter…

Dealing with Digital Marketing during Covid-19…with Nadya Birca

The last few months have been tough for many marketers across a variety of sectors.   During such uncertain times, as a community, it’s about coming together to share, learn and help each other through to the other side.   I recently sat down with Nadya Birca, Head of Digital Acquisition at Wex Photo Video to find out how she’s been dealing with Digital Marketing during the pandemic. Here’s how it went down:   Alex:…

The Ultimate Guide to Your Successful Digital Marketing Video Interview

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed businesses in countless ways. Never before has there been such a limit imposed on human interaction. And yet, a lot of business success relies on interpersonal relations, effective communication and the ‘personal’ touch. As the virus restricted us to our homes, many standard parts of life went virtual – recruitment included. Despite a slow-down in some industries, for many other sectors, businesses continued as usual, and the need to recruit…