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Front-end Developer

We are looking for a Front-end Developer to join our expanding design team in our central Brighton office. Would you like to work with the world’s leading media organisations? Do you thrive in a fast paced, energetic working environment? Are you passionate about new technology? Do you want to work as part of a dynamic, talented design team? If you are the type of person who is excited by new opportunities and interested in advancing… read more

Job board fundamentals: Measuring success

Over the years, I’ve worked with a number of job boards of varying shapes and sizes. One of the many frequent questions I’m asked is regarding how best to measure success. With so many different tools to hand from content management systems, Google analytics, third party marketing software and external campaigns; it’s easy to lose focus. We need to find a centre with which to orientate ourselves. Whilst there are endless statistics you can track… read more

The Madgex Commercial Forum – 26th June

Thursday, 26th June, 2014 | Covent Garden Hotel, 10 Monmouth St, London WC2H 9LF As part of our ongoing client event programme, we are hosting a commercial forum to discuss and highlight some areas of best practice with a fresh line up of speakers. Who should attend? This event is designed for senior sales and marketing decision makers responsible for the profitability of their online recruitment presence. Agenda & Speakers: 15.00 – Welcome and Introduction  … read more

Senior Developer

We are looking for a Senior Developer to join our expanding development team in our Central Brighton office. We’re looking for individuals who want to join a fast paced, energetic working environment and want to contribute to our growing, international team. Would you like to work with the world’s leading media organisations? Are you passionate about providing high quality technical service? Do you want to work as part of a dynamic, talented development team? If… read more

Responsive web design and accessibility – a marriage made in heaven?

When we recently carried out an accessibility audit of our new responsive job board platform we were particularly keen to learn how the new platform design would perform compared to our previous version. Accessibility is an important issue in web design. Every individual using the internet has the right to access same information on the web and to have a positive and equal experience. Accessible design is about enabling access for every user, regardless of… read more

Writing an effective job advert – Getting the basics right

Whilst the majority of employers have a lot of success using job boards, less successful advertisers often ask ‘Why aren’t my adverts receiving more applicants?’ There can be numerous explanations for this and it is often a combination of more than one factor. In some cases, highly competitive markets and talent shortages can be to blame. In others, it may just be the job itself that is struggling to attract candidates due to factors such… read more

Madgex awarded Top Ten place in UK’s Best Workplace® awards

Last night Madgex achieved 8th place in the UK’s Best Workplace awards. The top 25 businesses in each of the three categories were announced at the ceremony in central London. The Great Place to Work® Institute UK, is part of the world’s largest consultancy specialising in workplace assessment and enhancement. Every year Great Place to Work® surveys 6,000 organisations around the world representing around 10 million employees. Madgex’s HR Director Hanna Smith has been fundamental… read more

Building an exceptional place to work

At Madgex, we pride ourselves on our innovative technology and world class services we provide to our clients. We are continually evolving our products and services, a process which is driven by our fantastic team. Our success would not be possible without the hard-working, creative, and committed approach of the Madgex team. HR Director, Hanna Smith – is committed to ensuring Madgex staff know just how much their hard work is appreciated. Since joining the… read more

Using video to engage with candidates

With the global war for talent showing no sign of slowing down, the issue of how employers and recruiters can attract the best candidates remains a contentious issue within the industry. Finding new, talented people is critical to the growth and success of all companies.  Across a wide range of industries, companies are finding that demand for skills is far outweighing supply, and as this skills gap continues to widen, are having to think more… read more

Design process update: Replacing traditional mock-ups with style tiles

When we moved to delivering projects on our new responsive platform in January this year, we quickly realised that we would need to make some changes to our design process to better communicate and present responsive work to clients. Before we had a responsive product we had been mocking up a desktop view of static pages in Illustrator or Photoshop, working through various iterations and then handing over a signed off design to be built… read more