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My legacy lives on…

22 May

Despite leaving Vertex recently and looking for new challenges, my design abilities were obviously still highly thought of… I created this banner!

If you’re looking for an amazing challenge in IT Recruitment with one of the best companies going, check out their website for more info: http://www.vertex-solutions.co.uk You won’t regret it!

Vertex hiring banner

New Beginnings

2 May

To my friends, colleagues, contacts and those who have just stumbled across this page…

It is with a heavy heart that I announce that I am leaving Vertex Solutions. I seek pastures anew, to challenge my creative spirit and seemingly never-ending pool of ideas. I wish my beloved Vertexians (definitely adding that to the dictionary!) all of the best in the world, and have thanked and bid farewell to the wonderful people who I have worked with… They have all made my first leap into the big bad world of work an absolute joy (well, most of the time), and I will miss them all greatly.

So on that note, I AM ACTIVELY LOOKING. MARKETING. JOB. CAREER. ADVERTISING. PUBLIC RELATIONS. CREATIVE. MEDIA. BUZZWORDS. BLAAAAAAAAAAAAAH.

And if you are ever looking for a technical job, or a technical recruiter, look no further than my elite ex-colleagues for this. They are truly amazing at what they do, and I cannot recommend them enough.

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‘Tell me a bit more about yourself.’

1 Mar

Does this phrase fill you with dread?

Check out our latest video for interview advice and some pretty good outtakes too!

Vertex Buzz!

10 Jan

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Calling all Ruby on Rails Developers!

10 Jan
Infogram on Ruby on Rails professionals.

Infogram on Ruby on Rails professionals.

By Natalie Boon.

 

 

 

So true, and exactly how I feel!

9 Jan

It’s a simple loop – be good at something, love doing it, get better at it, love it more, love improving and love loving… The key to your dream career working out for you is simply embracing it as a passion and a way of life more than a simple 9-5 task.

Great t-shirt design too!

http://gapingvoid.com/2012/12/28/tshirt/

By Natalie Boon.

You know you’re made for this job when…

29 Dec

So it’s been a while and the holidays have taken over everybody’s lives. Typical! But before I get lost in another round of turkey sandwiches and chocolates my waistline really shouldn’t have room for, I must divulge a little secret with you…

I must be made for this job. Even when I’m doing some Christmas shopping, or birthday shopping (… just any shopping, really!) I can’t escape this perfectionist mentality. This graphical and observant pedant’s poise. It boils down to being so wound up by how things are mass-manufactured and wanting to make them myself. If I could design and produce my own clothes, I would. When I acquire enough experience and material to do so, I’ll make my own cards too. One’s that are soppy, one’s that aren’t: with imagery or without; great typography, serif and sans; co-ordinated themes and coloured massacres on some card. I’ll do everything; the window displays, the internal decor, the cards, the envelopes the gift bags and matching wrap, the finicky final touches… And they won’t be gotten right first time, but with time and practice they’ll be perfect.

I won’t grumble that they’re slightly out of sync or not what I’d make or get for Auntie so-and-so. I won’t roll my eyes that the card and envelope don’t match up, or that the gift bag doesn’t look right either. Cos I’ll have just taken five and done it myself. And that’s how I know I’m perfect for this job. For marketing. Because that’s what I have to each and every day. And I get paid to be this anally-retentive about things that many people don’t value as important or relevant or mattering whatsoever. And I’m pretty chuffed about that to be honest!

I can’t imagine having someone else do what I do; every project is my baby and I care too much about each item on the agenda and fine detail within it to let anything slide or fall short of being exactly what it should and could be. And isn’t that the aim of every marketer? Isn’t that what every company wants from their PR personnel?

They don’t want the bare or thrown-haphazardly-together window displays; they want the breathtaking and fabulous and wow-that-really-made-me-stop-and-think ones.

So that’s what I’ll give them.

By Natalie Boon.

How productive is your office?

20 Dec

Check out this innovative practice our HR guru introduced recently…

By Natalie Boon.

Linked article by Jennifer Howlett.

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