Media Bites

Media Bites


Media businesses are reporting lots of activity in the final quarter of 2018 which bodes well for the coming year. This includes lots of award wins and investment in innovation designed to further streamline recruitment for clients in every sector.


CV-Library has been awarded ‘Best Performing Company’ in the ‘Accounting & Enterprise Software’ category at the Megabuyte50 Awards.  This is the third year that CV-Library has won a Megabuyte50 Award, with the team at Megabuyte noting the company’s rare feat of delivering both top-quartile organic revenue growth and EBITDA margin, all backed up by stronger-than-average cash conversion.

Lee Biggins, founder and managing director of CV-Library comments: “CV-Library is still growing beyond all expectations and we’re delighted to have won for the third year in a row. Our exemplary financial performance is something we’re extremely proud of and we’re continuing to push the company to new heights, exploring new ways to grow our customer base and win exciting new business.”

Simply Jobs Boards

Joe Slavin has been appointed Non-Executive Director for Simply Jobs Boards.  Joe arrives with many years of strategic and operation experience in an industry that prides itself on innovation and pace in solving a customer’s staffing needs. His experience includes Managing Director roles at and Johnston Press (JobsToday and TheSmartList) as well being the former CEO of Fish4Jobs. Joe will bring his considerable knowledge of market and industry trends with over 20 years in managing sales, marketing and product teams, bolstered by his irrepressible enthusiasm for applying smart solutions to the sector’s challenges.

Ian Partington, Chief Executive of Simply Jobs Boards comments: "I'm delighted to welcome Joe to our Management Board. His experience of the industry outside of Simply Jobs Boards is what I believe will add great value to the business over the coming years as we continue our ambitious growth plans in the UK, US and Far East.

Joe Slavin said: “I'm thrilled to be joining this dynamic team. They have had fifteen years of success in a challenging, dynamic industry already, which is no small feat, and I look forward to being a part of Simply’s bright future.”


Fonemedia’s investment in the latest mobile tech advancements is driving growth at the agency. They have recently introduced two new products, Mobile Overlay and Landing Page Ads, with more exciting product announcements to follow in the new year.

As the team at Fonemedia continues to expand, they are moving into a larger state-of-the-art office space in early 2019, on the site of their current head office. The new space will continue to host the Ministry of Mobile training centre in addition to the core team.

If you haven’t requested a copy yet, head to to download the Fonemedia Mobile Recruitment Report 2018. The report looks into the technologies that people use to search for new roles and new career opportunities. Over 1000 people took part in the survey - aged 18 - 55+ from across the UK. The results show a large swing towards people using their mobile devices as the first choice method of engaging with employer brands and driving applications.

Technojobs has launched an exciting new addition to their network of now 34 Network sites: . This site was built to help promote diversity and inclusion within the technology workforce as it is one of the biggest challenges that the tech industry is facing. The site is rich with career advice, case studies, employer profiles and a job search for candidates. Technojobs hopes that by building the site, it can help to close the diversity gap in technology and promote inclusion and its benefits within the tech industry.

Jobs4 Network

Grads On-Campus, which is incorporated as part of the Jobs4 Network, have been working closely with law firm CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP to deliver their Brand Ambassador programme at a wide range of universities across the United Kingdom.

The initiative, which sees the organisation represented by law students, has been coordinated by Grads On-Campus, who’ve formulated and monitored the Ambassadors’ activity throughout the Autumn Semester.

CMS are, by headcount, the 6th largest law firm in the world and in the UK by revenue. They operate from 74 offices in 42 countries worldwide, and, globally, their 4,500 lawyers offer business-focused advice tailored to their clients’ needs, whether in a local market or across multiple jurisdictions.

The Jobs4 Network’s Digital Advertising Truck has been out on the road recently too, in recruitment campaigns for supermarket giants, Tesco and Asda. Operating in locations up and down the United Kingdom, the vehicle was deployed to help attract Warehouse Operatives and Customer Delivery Drivers respectively.


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Wednesday, 21 November 2018

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