Future of Work: Virtual/Augmented Realities

We'll be discussing the effects of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. How does work change when everything you currently experience at the office can be strapped to your face? If everything can be digitised and digitally manipulated, what work do we choose to do?

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Date: 1 December 2015
Location: Truphone, UK

Future of Work: Drones, Robots, IoT

We'll be discussing the effects of networked machines and the Internet of Things. How does work change when some of your colleagues are people and some of them are sensing devices? Do you want to work with a robot? How much of your work could be delivered by a network of machines?

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Date: 24 November 2015
Location: Truphone, UK

The Top Ways to Land a Job in Digital Marketing

When it comes to job vacancies, some industries outperform others.

There's a crisis in youth employment, no question, but for some graduates struggling to find work, some simple steps could help.

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Digital Marketing Skills Gap: Analytics and Mobile Skills in High Demand [infographic]

The Digital Marketing Talent Gap by OMI

Got some data chops? Job hunting in 2014? Looks like it's going to be a good year for you according to recent data from OMI. Across the industry, marketers said that the biggest skills gap in their organisation was analytics with mobile marketing in second place.

In agency-land the talent gap for those with mobile skills was even starker with a 43% talent gap with analytics coming in at 30%. For recruiters and HR professionals this tells a story that's already familiar with organisations hard-pressed to find these skills.

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Three Cheers for Careers!


The Chinwag Careers Day at Digital Shoreditch is May 24th. That, people, is next week.

The agenda and workshops will be published soon, but let us introduce to you some more of the delightful companies looking for you to join them.

The location is the wonderful Modern Jago. Then we'd like you to meet three of the exhibitiors: Microsoft, BPS and Farfetch...

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Climb the Job Ladder: Chinwag's Careers Day at #SMWLDN Programme Announced

Careers Day

Are you a job seeker in the digital and social media sector? Eager to get yourself infront of leading brands and agencies? Feel you could do with some advice on improving your CV or Portfolio? Interested in getting an inside view into how recruiters percieve your job profile?

Sounds like you need to sign up for Chinwag's next Careers Day at Social Media Week London, supported by JobisJob UK on Friday 28th September!

Hundreds of graduates, jobs seekers and experienced workers looking for that next challenge will be flocking to the Careers Day to meet the likes of Nokia, Financial Times, Imagination, Tempero, News International and more, so don't miss out. REGISTER NOW - it's free! Check out the Programme below!

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Look Who's Hiring: Chinwag's Careers Day at #SMWLDN (28th Sept '12)


Just over three weeks remaining til Chinwag's Careers Day @ Social Media Week London, supported by JobisJob UK - so we thought we'd give you a little taster of who you can expect to meet at the event later this month. With the likes of Nokia, Financial Times, Ve Interactive and more, it'll definitely be an fanastic chance you won't want to miss out on!

The Careers Day is taking place on Friday 28th September on the final day of this September's Social Media Week London. In the main exhibitor hall, you'll be able to meet premier agencies, start-ups and brands, there'll also be a programme of workshops, CV surgeries and Porfolio Review sessions so you can make the most of your day by brushing up on your skills.

So to give you a sneak preview of who can you expect to meet there...

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Chinwag's Careers Day @ Digital Shoreditch: Programme & Companies Announced!

job interview

Come along to Chinwag's Careers Day at Digital Shoreditch next week (23rd May), where you'll be able to meet the industry's leading employers including agenices, top brands and exciting start-ups.

If that wasn't reason enough, you'll be able to improve your job-hunt with a brillant programme of advice sessions, with Portfolio Reviews from Vitamin T, CV Surgeries with Chinwag Jobs and Creativity & Ideas Workshops by Hyper Island.

There's limited space, so make sure you book now!

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Calling all Job Seekers: Registration for Chinwag's Careers Day is now OPEN

Turbo boost your career at Chinwag's Careers Day 2012.

Are you a grad looking for a step up into the digital world, or perhaps you are just looking for your next exciting challenge. Whatever the case, if you are a job seeker the Chinwag's Careers Day is where you need to be!

The Careers Day, taking place on Wednesday 23rd May, is part of the Digital Shoreditch Festival 2012 and is FREE to attend - it's the place to be if you are looking for that next role in digital. Registration is now open, so don't hang around & sign up now

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Silicon Milkroundabout

The Silicon Milkroundabout free job fair is back for its third year, getting together hundreds of UK start-ups over two days to in search of fresh talent. For opportunities at companies such as Twitter,, Songkick, and Moshi Monsters all young creatives need do is register online at

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Date: 26 May 2012
Location: The Old Truman Brewery, T1 Space, UK

UK Start-up Jobs Fair, 'Silicon Milkroundabout' Returns 30th Oct

milk circle

Silicon Milkroundabout, the only jobs fair specifically for UK start-ups, returns on Sunday 30th October at The Old Truman Brewery, London.

Sure to lure in graduates and tech talent from the City, the fair will bring together over 100 start-ups, offering over 500 technical positions, so if you're a developer or engineer with a passion for building real products and crafting great code, it's the perfect place to meet exciting start-ups, hear their pitches and see what opportunities are up for grabs.

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Silicon Milkroundabout

The fast-paced growth of the British tech community has led to a wave of new jobs. Through the Silicon Milkroundabout job fair, brainchild of London-based start-up Songkick, more than 100 UK start-ups will come together on the 30th October to address the problem and offer over 500 jobs to attendees in a single day.

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Date: 30 October 2011
Location: Truman Brewery, UK

You, inc - Three Tips on How to Market Yourself and Get a Job

Search for a job online

Hunting for a job can feel like a never ending cycle of CVs, applications forms and tears of desperation. Add to the mix, a diet of emergency biscuits and daytime TV and the job search could feel like a unique punishment inflicted on to the innocent.

With such fierce competition, marketing yourself online can help you to cut through the masses and become the victor. But where to start? Handily, we've come up with three easy ways of using social media to get ahead in the job hunting game.

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Mobile & Video in Recruitment Conference

By attending the Mobile and Video In Recruitment Conference you will benefit from the latest information that will be shared from our expert speakers. You will also be able to network with other delegates who are keen to find out more about the use of Online Video and Mobile in recruitment.

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Date: 17 November 2011
Location: The Congress Centre, UK

Gathering Together a List of Internships & Digital Placements

New Intern

It's that time of year - graduates are coming to the end of their university lives and school leavers are completing their final exams.  It's the perfect time to hire a fantastic intern - and we've noticed that many companies are already on the hunt.

We're big fans of intern programmes at Chinwag and have had a few successful candidates pass through Chinwag Towers.  We've recently seen such a strong interest, we've decided to gather the information together and summarise in a blog post, or something more industrial, if necessary.

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