On Wednesday 5th May 2010 the Only Marketing Jobs tour bus pulled up in Milton Keynes to provide over one hundred Milton Keynes-based marketers with the opportunity to develop new professional contacts, whilst galvanising existing ones.
Networking expert, Lloyd Dalton-Brown, treated the audience to a thoroughly enlightening set of interactive tips on how to maximise social events, where a combination of pitch and passion provides altruistic acknowledgement.
The Slug & Lettuce provided the venue as informal networking dove-tailed a structured speed-networking hour, during which attendees armed with Lloyd’s networking tips were invited to speak with someone new at the tinkle of a bell. Each person made ten new contacts in this time.
Amidst the contact-making, eerily-accurate career clairvoyant, Suzie Sharpe, teased those that dared with tarot card reading; delving into the future to peruse prospects for the remainder 2010. Suzie’
Perhaps more than any regional event previously, Milton Keynes accentuated its marketing diversity with almost every industry discipline on show. From online marketers to event organisers; brand managers to graphic designers; account planners to campaign strategists;
Many attendees used the event as a chance to meet new marketing talent in Milton Keynes. Enthused by the quality of job seekers present, the hiring authorities were gregarious in their efforts to see which attendees might be potential employees for them.
For Ursula Colman, Managing Consultant of Cambridge-based marketing recruitment specialists, Brand Recruitment, this was a fantastic way to meet new and existing candidates, promoting marketing jobs with their clients. “We sponsored this event because we believe in Only Marketing Jobs’ proposition to build tangibly sustainable communities,”
And there are many employers and jobseekers grateful for this approach today. As a self-contained hub of its larger London neighbour, Milton Keynes is far from a networking epicentre. But what Milton Keynes does well is make the most of its smaller lot. Last Wednesday night demonstrated that marketers, in particular, are prepared to share ideas and are hungry to learn.
As UK companies makes moves to recover from economic peril, so the number of marketing jobs in Milton Keynes increases and, in turn, managing to retain some very fine individuals who really know how to network. To find out more about the event and view pictures, please go to http://www.facebook.com/
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