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New Year, New Job: How to get a role in PR

Tracey McGarrigan, head of PR and communications at Green Man Gaming, Playfire and Green Man Loaded, offers her tips for landing a job in PR. What exactly does your role entail? I oversee our global industry/trade, corporate/financial, and publisher PR activity. My role involves sharing great stories about what we …

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New Year, New Job: How to get a role in video journalism

Gav Murphy has held video production roles at the likes of Future, Gamer Network and, now, IGN. Here – as part of MCV’s New Year, New Job month – he shares his insight into how to land a job as a video journalist How would you summarise your role? I …

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New Year, New Job: Kick start your career in the games industry

MCV is kicking off 2015 with a month of coverage on how to get a new job in the games industry, or climb further up the ladder. This January is MCV’s New Year, New Job month and we will be featuring regular interviews and job tips, both online and in …

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JOBS IN GAMES: Why your reputation is everything

Our month-long Jobs In Games special, in association with OPM, has looked at how to make a good first impression, but it’s just as important to make a lasting one. Recruitment firm MPG Universal offers advice on how to maintain your reputation as a professional, whether you are a large …

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JOBS IN GAMES: OPM – "Companies are hiring more staff again"

As we enter the final week of our Jobs In Games special, in association with OPM, we find out more about the leading recruitment agencies. OPM owner Kim Parker Adcock and PR and marketing manager Nathan Adcock tell us how the jobs market has changed over the past few years …

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JOBS IN GAMES: LinkedIn – "We’re like a matchmaker"

Our Jobs In Games special, in association with OPM, takes a look at the fast-growing social network LinkedIn, which boasts more than 175m members. MCV speaks to David Cohen, LinkedIn’s director for Northern Europe about how the site makes it easier for applicants to learn more about the companies they …

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JOBS IN GAMES: Games Buyer career profile

MCV’s month-long Jobs In Games special, in association with OPM, turns its attention to retail today in our latest career profile. We speak to HMV’s Richard Thompson about the crucial role of Games Buyer, the people responsible for ensuring titles find their way to shelves at launch. How would you …

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