Posts Tagged Career

50 shades of pink – why people are at the heart of CleverTouch success

50 shades of pink – why people are at the heart of CleverTouch success

50 people can do some amazing things. Take the Argonauts that left to search for the Golden Fleece, they were 50 heroes, and five years in at over 50 employees CleverTouch Group MD, Adam Sharp, reflects on some of our achievements and what he has learnt since launching the company.  Positioning and not content is everything – but it is ok to refine it. When we started we were all about joined-up-marketing. Now, as we have larger and more ambitious customers, and the Marketing Automation s

June 10, 2014 No Comments Full Story

Top tips for today’s graduate job seeker

Top tips for today’s graduate job seeker

In our organisation, over the last four years we have hired 10 graduates straight out of university including hiring those who have completed a successful placement with us. As a small growing business, we find that graduates have a lot to offer, and if you can afford the time to invest in them, they offer a lot back to the organisation; Drive, enthusiasm and a great willingness to learn new skills Loyalty Fresh skills and ideas Today we are attending the Graduate Fair at Southampt

June 12, 2013 1 Comment Full Story

Marketing Automation is too powerful to only be used by marketers

Marketing Automation is too powerful to only be used by marketers

- The Marketing Automation Empire continues to conquer; why it might not stay in the marketing domain forever  Marketing Automation is still a hot topic in the marketing world but just how far and wide is its reach? Adam Sharp, CleverTouch Group MD, looks at how this successful marketing technology is ripe for expansion into other territories. One of the fastest growing sectors in the marketing space is Marketing Automation (MA), and within that social media integration is the current big

June 6, 2013 No Comments Full Story

Celebrating the fantastic four (years at CleverTouch)

Celebrating the fantastic four (years at CleverTouch)

- with a look at exciting plans for 2013 As CleverTouch enters its 5th financial year, it’s a perfect time to stop and reflect. Adam Sharp, CleverTouch Group MD, shares the successes of the past 12 months and his plans for the future. In 2012 a massive achievement for us was being named the fastest growing B2B agency by B2B Marketing and having grown a further 70% in the financial year just ended, things are looking good! This is all down to our customers and we just want to take this opport

March 19, 2013 No Comments Full Story

Citizen Sharp explains the CleverTouch approach to CSR

Citizen Sharp explains the CleverTouch approach to CSR

Those who are regular readers of this blog may remember last year CleverTouch Group MD, Adam Sharp shared his view on the purpose of the company and how that now resonates in CleverTouch’s newly defined purpose statement. In this blog post, Adam explains how we have moved from having a purpose to defining a citizenship policy within CleverTouch and how this is helping to shape our company culture. “Just being nice, honest (even green) with good professional values is no longer enough. Carbo

January 30, 2013 1 Comment Full Story

Great or big? What is the purpose of a company?

Great or big? What is the purpose of a company?

In the lead up to CleverTouch launching its Citizenship policy, Group MD, Adam Sharp, shares his philosophy of business. “At business school they teach you success is all about shareholder satisfaction and maximising their return on investment, the  Venture Capitalists tell you it is all about the earn out;  far better to be Glengarry Glen Ross than Jerry Maguire. This might have been fine in the 80’s and again in the 00’s, but it all seems so short-termist and one dimensional

October 26, 2012 No Comments Full Story

Marketing automation and how the hype is really the reality

Marketing automation and how the hype is really the reality

It’s official - reports of exponential growth in marketing automation are not just hype, with CleverTouch having just reported a stunning compound growth of over 120% this year. Neither is it specific to particular markets or sectors - we’ve seen a demand for pan-European projects as well as UK projects across 75 organisations since we opened just over three years ago. The industry is also seeing the endorsement of an increasing number of experienced marketing heads. We have just hired D

April 3, 2012 No Comments Full Story

Looking for a career in marketing? Seven good reasons to consider marketing automation

Looking for a career in marketing? Seven good reasons to consider marketing automation

Marketing automation is a hot space, but still in its infancy. Over the next year predictions are that it will evolve from an early-adopter solution to a mainstream marketing technology. This provides all the more reason to gain an understanding of the space now, with little doubt that competent MA skills will be in demand. With an influx of new brands adopting MA, CleverTouch is searching for skills across a multitude of areas, from Marketing Data Analysts to Marketing Technology Developers

February 15, 2012 No Comments Full Story

8 Tips to LinkedIn Networking Success

8 Tips to LinkedIn Networking Success

How a good LinkedIn profile can set graduates off on the right career path The Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported this week that the unemployment rate in 16-24 year old is at 20% The new graduate is finding themselves in a situation where they have the degree, the work experience, the CV and even the suit but no job offers. With thousands of graduates looking for work, and sometimes 100’s of applicants applying for each position, the key to career success is visibility and differen

August 5, 2011 No Comments Full Story