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Writing a CV is always a challenge, whether you’re applying for event jobs or a high-flying management role. But now one organisation has done some research into which words could help you land the job you want. According to StandOutCV, there are 13 verbs that employers from ... Read More
31/10/2016lynneaykroyd
There could be greater demand for event jobs and other temporary employment, as more and more millennials are being made redundant.   According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the redundancy rate from June to August 2016 was 4.4 per 1,000 employees, which is an increase from 3.8 ... Read More
26/10/2016lynneaykroyd
Do you like having freedom in your life away from working a 9 to 5, choosing when you work, like many of our event staff? Well, you’re far from the only one – according to new research, a third of the working population in the US and Europe is eschewing ... Read More
24/10/2016lynneaykroyd
Another year, another hellish experience trying to get the tickets to your dream festival – and unless you were one of the lucky people to snag a ticket to Glastonbury in the 50 minutes before they sold out last week, you might have found yourself feeling a bit ... Read More
18/10/2016lynneaykroyd
If you’ve worked event steward jobs at any kind of festival, you’ll know that when attendees are enjoying musical acts, food and, of course, alcohol, there is a need for stewards to keep an eye out for anti-social behaviour. At music festivals or events with a focus on booze, ... Read More
04/10/2016lynneaykroyd
It may feel as though the summer has only ended and you’ve just finished cleaning all your festival gear, but if you want to grab some extra money over the Christmas holiday it is never too early to start considering seasonal event work for the festive period. Here are some ... Read More
28/09/2016lynneaykroyd
Prosecco is fast becoming the new champagne and if you run a festival or an event of a similar kind, it might be worth investing in a prosecco bar... something we predict will be big news for festivals and events in the months to come. Prosecco is simply a sparkling wine ... Read More
26/09/2016lynneaykroyd
Everyone likes a party and no one likes the clean-up afterwards. This is a universal truth that we can certainly all relate to, right? For festivals, it can be difficult to be eco-friendly and operate sustainably because you have little control over the people who come to your event. If ... Read More
16/09/2016lynneaykroyd
If you want to attract people to your events over the competitions, look to V Fest for a bit of inspiration, as the event has just been named the best value summer music festival in the UK. Analysis from Vouchercodes.co.uk compared the cost of seeing nine festival headline acts ... Read More
30/08/2016lynneaykroyd
Queueing to get into a festival is the worst part of the weekend, but what if we told you that entry could soon be fast tracked, with systems introduced similar to the way fast track check-in services work at airports. Live Nation is currently trialling this system over in the US and ... Read More
22/08/2016lynneaykroyd