We’re Sending Two of Our Team to Mozcon. Join That Team.

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Yes, seriously. About 30 minutes ago we launched an internal competition for two of our UK staff to join Laura, Chris and myself in Seattle for Mozcon 2013. They’re very excited, as you can imagine. Here’s that internal email (with client examples removed:) You at Mozcon. I hope you like the sound of that! For the last 3 years, I’ve been lucky enough to be invited to speak at Mozcon – it’s the world’s most exciting, up to date and inspiring conference. It’s in Seattle, WA which is a great city to…

Join Our Team as Operations and Client Relationships Director

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At the heart of every great team is a great coordinator, a leader and someone to deliver and keep the promises the company’s brand message makes to its clients. SEOgadget is growing rapidly. A lot of reinvestment into our platform, IT and products has acted as an incubator, allowing us to grow quickly, but in a stable, measured way.  In the last 6 months alone I’ve rejected 4 offers to acquire, invest or merge with other similar companies. That’s not our way and we have bold plans to continue growth for the…

We’re Hiring. Calling All Graduates & Interns.

We’re growing, and we’re looking for a smart, creative and super awesome intern to join the SEOgadget family. If that’s you, read on! We’re hiring talented, exceptional people. Hear that? Talented! Exceptional! You don’t have to have any experience in SEO, or CRO. I’ve learned that smart people learn fast and quickly start delivering incredibly exciting new pieces of work – so talented, exceptional and smart people need only apply. Well, ok if you’re pitching a senior SEO role to me then yeah, you need some experience – but don’t…

Group interviews – the way to go when you’re recruiting SEO’s

Credit: Joe Shlabotnik Recruiting new SEO’s to join your team can be pretty tough. Finding the time to run the interviews, booking the meeting rooms and reviewing the CV’s can be time exhaustive and slow. If you’re recruiting candidates who are relatively new to the world of SEO, why not try a group interview at first base to find your best people? It’s a great way to analyse how potential employees interact within a group and can really highlight the “attractive” skills such as communication, presentation and team interaction. Here…

Demand for SEO Jobs in 2008

Google’s keyword research tool is probably one of the most powerful tools in your keyword research arsenal. Why? Because it gives you hard numbers, and monthly volume ratios for the past 12 months. I’ve been using some Google keyword tool data to look at the demand for the keyword “seo jobs“. (Excuse the obvious internal link…) Hopefully I’ll be able to provide some insight into what’s been going on in the SEO recruitment market in the UK throughout 2008. SEO Jobs demand in 2008 2008 has seen an overall  increase…

The SEO Career Kickstart Guide : How to get a Job in SEO

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You might not have dreamt about getting a job at an SEO agency when you were a kid, but you can make it pretty cool if you really want to. Everyone I know in SEO loves SEO and their job, and if they’re not all that happy with who they’re working for, they won’t have any problems moving to another, better paid role whenever they want. Recruiting an experienced, reliable SEO analyst, manager or consultant is quite a challenge for an employer. Truth is, there’s still a huge gap in…