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    Campaign of the Month: Alan Partridge Lights Up Norwich

    Dec 11, 13 • 2041 Views • • No Comments

    Alan Partridge, Norwich’s very own celebrity super-star, was brought to life in spectacular fashion earlier this month as he took over the switching-on of the Christmas Lights in Norwich. In what has been described as “the biggest event in Norwich...

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    Why too many cats can spoil your PR career prospects

    Nov 14, 13 • 1877 Views • • No Comments

    We recently had a candidate who almost missed out on a plum role because his Instagram feed had too many pictures of cats.  Yes, it’s kind of funny but is it unfair?  Or is it reasonable when you consider how PRs need to work social media channels on...

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    Campaign of the Month: #Mamming for Breast Cancer Awareness

    Nov 4, 13 • 1207 Views • • No Comments

    You’ve seen planking, the popular meme which spread across the internet featuring people posing horizontally in various improbable locations. Since then you’ve seen owling, teapotting and even hadoukening, and now we have a new craze – mamming;...

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    #Coulsonlives

    Sep 27, 13 • 1600 Views • • No Comments

    You might think Channel 4’s in house marketing/PR team has it easy, publicising the highly anticipated resurrection of Agent Phil Coulson on tonight’s S.H.I.E.L.D, but happily, they haven’t rested on their laurels and have branched away...

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    Campaign of the Month: Macmillan’s “World’s Biggest Coffee Morning”

    Sep 27, 13 • 1134 Views • • No Comments

    We’re delighted to report that this month’s campaign award goes to Macmillan for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.   The event actually started in 1990, when a local fundraising committee decided to hold a coffee morning where people came along to...

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    Workfish is a MARA Finalist!

    Sep 10, 13 • 981 Views • • No Comments

    How bloody exciting!  Workfish has been announced as a finalist in the Best Recruitment Website category for the Marketing Advertising Recruitment Awards (MARAs).  Well we’re just chuffed aren’t we and are looking forward to letting our hair...

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    Breaking Bad ‘LEGO’ Playset – I WANT ONE

    Aug 14, 13 • 1424 Views • • No Comments

    This is completely brilliant – I am a massive Breaking Bad fan and thanks to the brave souls at Citizen Brick you can now have your very own ‘LEGO’ playset for hours of pretend meth-making fun! The set (yes you can actually buy it!) comes...

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    Campaign of the Month

    Aug 6, 13 • 1238 Views • • No Comments

    The German branch of the World Wildlife Foundation masterminded this stunt as they installed 1,600 styrofoam replica pandas to celebrate its 50th anniversary and to raise public awareness of the endangered animal’s fragile situation. WWF research has...

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    No Wig Required!

    Aug 2, 13 • 1013 Views • • No Comments

    Workfish founder and director, our very own Lorraine Barker, has been appointed to the judging panel for this year’s Recruitment Business Awards.  Organised by modern marketing and media magazine The Drum, the awards are now in their 11th year and have...

  • “Just” a Junior Account Executive? Not “just” an interview

    Jul 30, 13 • 1249 Views • • No Comments

    Strictly speaking, it is rare that PR agencies will come to a recruitment company for help in hiring a Junior Account Executive, or even sometimes an AE. Why would they? Especially when they’ve normally got a filing cabinet fit to burst with the CVs of...