The events industry is a popular choice for recent graduates but how do you break into such a competitive industry? And what does a job in events really entail? The term events is quite generic so make sure you identify what you really want to do before you start applying. For example at Albany Appointments we specialist in recruitment for the B2B Conference & Events sector as opposed to say party planning or agency based roles.
More and more employers have started using Facebook as a way of gaining an insight into what potential candidates are like. Most people have some kind of online presence which employers can use to glean further information about potential employees.
Networking in a business context refers to interacting or engaging in informal communications with others for mutual assistance. With the events sector this is an integral part of the industry, however, no one is perfect at networking but there are ways to improve your networking skills.
Are you thinking of taking a contract position or hiring on a contract basis? Here are some of the advantages and disadvantages of contracting in the conference and events industry.
Some event organisers believe that freelancers only have their own interests at heart, not their company’s. Freelancers certainly had something to say about that!
Here are some of the reasons why those working in the events industry feel that job satisfaction does outweigh salary.