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ollie purdom

client services director & founder

ollie's bio

Working across our Manchester and Birmingham offices, Ollie leads our senior & board level recruitment offering. His knowledge of the marketing industry and network of senior professionals makes him an indispensable asset for clients looking to secure senior talent. He's sat on many industry panels as well as offered clients insight and guidance on how to grow or set up departments. He also supports our Consultants in client delivery to ensure the best possible service levels are maintained at all times.

ollie's blogs

W1siziisijiwmtyvmtevmjgvmtivmjqvmzuvndqzlzu0mziwnjy1x20uanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciznzb4mjc0iyjdxq Posted 11 days ago
What’s you hiring strategy for 2017?

With skills availability across the Creative, Marketing & PR sectors remaining tight and with demand for talent increasing, one of the primary chal...

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W1siziisijiwmtyvmtevmdkvmtmvndivndqvnta3lzuxodm2nza3x20uanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciznzb4mjc0iyjdxq Posted about 1 month ago
What Do Interviewers Discuss When You’ve Left the Room?

We talk to candidates following interviews every day. It’ll come as no surprise that the number one anxiety post interview is “did they like me?”. ...

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Bloom (with us!) in Birmingham: Celebrating Diversity in the Creative Industries

Pitch will be hosting the first Bloom event in Birmingham at our offices, on Wednesday 9th November. Bloom is a network that exists to help women i...

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W1siziisijiwmtyvmdkvmjgvmtivmzavmtivndq3l05vx0rlz3jlzs5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijm3mhgynzqjil1d Posted 2 months ago
First Class Talent Minus the Degree

My business partner is (annoyingly) a few years younger than me. I remember him walking in to the office as a young up-start who thought he knew it...

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11 ways to make your first day in a new job enjoyable

Apparently we spend 35% of our waking hours at work during our working life (or 21% of our entire waking lives). So it’s no surprise that the vast ...

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Introducing the new pitchconsultants.co.uk

After several years of faithful service we thought it was time to replace the old site with a slicker, fresher, more user friendly version. We want...

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Sometimes the best people make the worst hires

Businesses across the globe are always looking to identify and develop the best possible talent for their teams. No surprises there. We work with c...

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W1siziisijiwmtyvmdyvmjavmjevmzyvndcvotuvmzcxmtq0mddfbs5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijm3mhgynzqjil1d Posted 10 months ago
The most important leadership skill: listening

We’ve all heard the saying ‘people join a business but leave their manager’. In this digital era of information overload and ever-increasingly shor...

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W1siziisijiwmtyvmdyvmjavmjevmzgvmtgvmzu5lzqznja0odywx20uanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciznzb4mjc0iyjdxq Posted 11 months ago
The Demands Innovation Places On the Modern Marketing Team

Last month we looked at the impact digital and innovation has had on talent and role profiles, and in this follow up article we’re looking at its i...

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W1siziisijiwmtyvmdyvmjevmtuvmjevmjgvmjizlzm5nzyynjqwx20uanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciznzb4mjc0iyjdxq Posted 12 months ago
Never stop learning: why continuous development is the key to a successful career

Whether you followed a conventional route in to the industry via university, grafting through endless placements and internships, or whether you fo...

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W1siziisijiwmtyvmdyvmjevmtuvmjivmzevmtc5lzqxodczotaxx3muanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciznzb4mjc0iyjdxq Posted about 1 year ago
The Demands That Innovation Places On The Modern Marketer

As a specialist recruiter in the marketing and digital space we have a window into the market that gives us real insight into how things are evolvi...

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W1siziisijiwmtyvmdyvmjevmtyvmdivntcvote0l1bsq0ettg9nby5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijm3mhgynzqjil1d Posted over 1 year ago
PRCA Summer Social – Lock 91, load and learn!

Sometimes the best way to learn and develop is to have a chat over a few pints or glasses of wine – it’s when the insider knowledge gets shared, an...

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