Give back: why working for a charity gives you more than just a feel-good factor

Candidates want to work with organisations that have a purpose and charities are top of the list when it comes to an organisation with purpose. The large majority of charities are micro or small organisations supporting a wide range of causes that you can get behind. But beyond that, working for a charity can help …

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Contactless donations and targeted advertising: read our personal examples of how digital is changing the way charities fundraise

I have been reading a lot recently about the need for digital transformation in the charity sector.  Over half of UK charities surveyed by TechTrust said they don’t have a defined digital strategy.  And those that do, the large majority expected to increase their measurable impact in 2018[1].  With this in mind, I wanted to …

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Think small: how working for a small business can give your career a boost in the right direction

Three workers around a computer

So what are the perks of working for a small business? Apple, Google, Virgin, Amazon and John Lewis.  These are the top 5 brands the UK aspires to work for according to a survey in 2018 by Attest[1].  But is working for these big businesses all its cracked up to be?  At Talent Gateway, we …

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Attention, attention: Do you stand out as a SME when recruiting digital and marketing talent?

Digital and marketing talent is in high demand.  We work with a range of SMEs who engage us to help them to attract the right digital talent and compete with large corporates.  So how can SMEs stand out from the crowd and attract digital talent?  Here we give some top tips. Tip 1: Attract digital talent …

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Struggling to attract digital talent to your charity? Time to read our top tips for success!

We know that recruiting digital talent is becoming increasingly important for charities in order to maximise the use of digital channels to increase their reach.  In fact, 65% of charities are worried they will miss out on opportunities for digital funding with a lack of skills.  A further 51% say a lack of skills is …

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How to increase the number of women on boards – Quotas’ or not quotas’?

The UK has yet to introduce mandatory quotas for women on boards but there is increasing pressure from the European Commission and other organisations to impose them. As you will know, International Women’s Day has the theme of ‘balance for better’ and so, I wanted to explore the arguments for and against quotas and whether …

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