At the office on Friday afternoons, we take stock of the week that was and have a short skills share. Each person in the team takes a turn to talk about a specific topic that the whole company can benefit from. We’ve had a wide range of discussions, from Google’s biases to Mailchimp’s amazing lesser-known features. My topic was the word “just” and why we should cut it out of our work emails.
Have you noticed how often you use the word “just” in a professional context, particularly emails? I’ve been thinking about why I use it so much in tricky situations and if it’s something that women use more than men.READ MORE
It’s not often that I’ve started a piece with a disclaimer, but this article is for the Twitter laymen among us. I for one have always seen this social media platform as the hardest to crack. Hopefully these tips give you some insight and tools, or at the very least, let you “fake it till you make it”.READ MORE
Are you a whip-smart go-getter with sights set on a career in digital? Do you want to get hands-on experience in a small team working with a range of channels and platforms? Let’s see what you’ve got.
Our small digital agency is looking for a hungry intern to learn about all aspects of our business, from social media and newsletters to website and content development. This is a generalist role that includes writing, research, basic website building, team support, simple design, and social media. You will be given clear briefs and guidance so no specific experience is required, but what we do want is a fast learner who will be an enthusiastic member of the team. Does that sound like a role you could pour yourself into?READ MORE