Boss:talks

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Boss:Talks is the podcast series that gives the next generation the chance to interview and find out what the boss is really thinking giving them (and you!) real insight into what it takes to work for them. To get involved head to www.bosstalks.co.uk or download the free App!

Episodes

  • What is Digital Media? Michelle Davis from www.weclickmedia.com explains!

    What is Digital Media? Michelle Davis from www.weclickmedia.com explains!

    12/09/2016 Duration: 23min

    Michelle Davis is an incredibly inspiring and insightful listen. Founder and MD of the very successful digital media company www.weclickmedia.com she has a wealth of knowledge to pass on about how the digital world ticks.  Here are the questions we asked her -  1. Could you explain what digital media means and what you do here at WeClick Media? 2. How important is it to have a website if you have your own business? 3. What makes a great website and impresses you the most? 4. What kind of jobs are there working for a digital media agency? 5. How important are social media sites like Facebook, twitter and instagram to your business? 6. What would be the best subjects to study if someone wanted to get into your field of work? 7. What do you look for in someone's CV? 8. What's the biggest mistakes people make in job interviews? 9. What does a day in the life of Michelle Davis look like? 10. What does marketing mean and what makes for good marketing? 11. You and your team have to stay very creative - what do you d

  • How to get into the gaming industry! Mike Hawkyard from www.amuzo.com gives you the tips and hints to getting in!

    How to get into the gaming industry! Mike Hawkyard from www.amuzo.com gives you the tips and hints to getting in!

    05/09/2016 Duration: 22min

    Mike Hawkyard is the boss at www.amuzo.com and has real influence and experience when it comes to gaming. Amuzo has worked with world class brands such as the BBC, LEGO, Disney and Warner Bros. to highlight the power of games as part of a company’s marketing strategy. They develop games specifically to market a brand, product or company message in a dynamic, innovative and cost effective way that delivers measurable results. Here is what we asked him!  1. There are so many young people that would love a career in the gaming industry - tell us how you did it and how things all started for you.. 2. How did you do at school and what lessons influenced you the most? 3. You have a huge collection of games working with brands such as LEGO - how do you approach such large companies and what gave you the upper hand over other agencies? 4. What type of employment roles are there in the gaming industry? 5. What advice would you give to anyone who wants to work in your industry? 6. How important is a CV to you and what

  • How to get into the film industry! Georgina Hurcombe from www.lovelovefilms.com gives you the full download on how to get in to film making!

    How to get into the film industry! Georgina Hurcombe from www.lovelovefilms.com gives you the full download on how to get in to film making!

    29/08/2016 Duration: 18min

    This week here at boss talks we have the pleasure of being joined by Georgina Hurcombe the founder and managing director of www.lovelovefilms.com - a Bournemouth based production company who make music videos, TV adverts, online animations and all things visual. We are very excited to have the award winning business woman of the year join us for Boss Talks.. Here are the questions we asked here -  1. You work in an incredibly exciting industry ..please tell us a little about what Love Love Films do. 2. Your the founder and managing director of the company.. Tell us how it all started for you and how you came up with the concept for Love Love Films. 3. Congratulations for winning business woman of the year and a Dorset Business Award! What would you say set you apart from your competition? 4. What did you study to be able to do this for a living? 5. What kind of employment roles are there here at Love Love Films? 6. My school friends and I are just about to choose our class options - what lessons would you s

  • How to make Apps and save lives! Duncan Cook from www.3sidedcube.com tell us how you do it!

    How to make Apps and save lives! Duncan Cook from www.3sidedcube.com tell us how you do it!

    22/08/2016 Duration: 19min

    Boss Talks - Duncan Cook is the MD and founder of www.3sidedcube.com. A digital product studio based in Westbourne who create and develop Apps that save lives. They have enjoyed global success with 80% of their work being overseas and have won numerous awards. In addition to all of this they also pride themselves in having an amazing working environment and have created a very forward thinking workplace culture... Here is what we asked him -  So firstly, you are a relatively young Business but have seen amazing results in your thinking.. Tell us how you started and a little bit about how the company has developed. Your company prides itself on a very unique working culture. Tell me a little bit about what it's like to work for 3 sided cube and how you get the best out of your team. App development and future technologies are a relatively new fields of industry so what did you study and achieve and how did you do at school? What advice would you give to someone that is just about to choose thei

  • Beautiful branding! How to let the world know about a company.. Arabella Lewis-Smith from www.saladcreative.com gives us the real story!

    Beautiful branding! How to let the world know about a company.. Arabella Lewis-Smith from www.saladcreative.com gives us the real story!

    15/08/2016 Duration: 22min

    Salad is a Poole based branding agency who craft beautiful branding strategies online and offline for local, national and international clients. Working with companies such as Elliot Brown Watches, Clipper Round The World Yacht Race and Dirty Blonde Glamour to name just a few. Here is what we asked her! 1. Company branding and image is a huge part of any business, tell us a little about what your company does for others and the services you provide. 2. Your are responsible for branding some iconic companies - When creating a brand image what are the most important things to think of right from the beginning? 3. What kind of job roles are there working in your industry? 4. We are currently looking at our options for further education. So what subjects would you recommend to anyone looking at a career in digital industries? 5. How important is a CV to you and what makes someone stand out? 6. What are some of the mistakes people make in a job interview? 7. How important is social media to you and the clients yo

  • What is PR and how can you make that into a career? Liz Lean from www.lizleanpr.co.uk lets you know what it takes!

    What is PR and how can you make that into a career? Liz Lean from www.lizleanpr.co.uk lets you know what it takes!

    08/08/2016 Duration: 18min

    This week here at BOSS:Talks we have been joined by Liz Lean the founder and managing director of LizLean PR. A very successful PR agency based in the beautiful region of Sandbanks. 18 years ago Liz was starting out from a desk in her bedroom and now employes 14 staff members and works with some amazing brands in the UK. Liz and her company believe in taking the clients reputation personally and doing everything they can to protect and improve that. Here is what we asked her -  1. Could you explain what PR stands for and what your company does for other brands? 2. Tell us a little more about how you started and what your vision was from the beginning. 3. You company deals with crisis management - what does that mean and could you give us an example? 4. What do you look for most in any employee? 5. What different job roles are there working in PR? 6. How important is a CV to you and what are some of the mistakes people make? 7. What school subjects would be most useful to someone that is interested in PR? 8.

  • Jobs in social media! Mitchell Stuart from inferno.media tells you all you need to know about this future industry!

    Jobs in social media! Mitchell Stuart from inferno.media tells you all you need to know about this future industry!

    01/08/2016 Duration: 06min

    This week the Boss Talks team are lucky enough to be joined by Mitchell Stuart. The founder and MD of Inferno Media. A very successful company dedicated to social media marketing. Working with clients from around the world, Mitchell and his team help create a very powerful marketing tool through all relevant social media channels. A forward thinking and a very new industry to be involved with. Here's what we wanted to know! -  1. For those that don't know to much about your industry, how would you best describe what social media is? 2. What are some of the things you do for your clients? 3. This is a relatively new industry and yet a very important part of modern business, what kind of jobs are there working within social media? 4. What subjects at school or college will help the most for someone interested in social media as a career? 5. How did you and inferno media get started? 6. 15000 followers.. How did you do that?! 7. What does a day in the life of Mitchell Stuart look like? 8. What is better for bu

  • Celebrity PR and working for international brands.. Gemma Harris from www.lineupmedia.co.uk tells you how to work with the best in PR!

    Celebrity PR and working for international brands.. Gemma Harris from www.lineupmedia.co.uk tells you how to work with the best in PR!

    25/07/2016 Duration: 15min

    This week we are lucky enough to be joined by Gemma Harris who is a PR expert and owner of Line UP Media. A very successful creative PR company who have worked with big international Brands such as Reebok, Cadbury's, ASOS, BP, vans trainers and O2 as well as Celebrity brand PR for the likes of Richard Branson, JLS, David Beckham and Peter Jones Here's what we wanted to know! -  What does PR stand for and how would you best describe what your company does? I'm at a very key stage in school where I'm soon to choose my study options. What sort of subjects would be best relate to the PR industry and why? How did you do at school and what qualifications did you achieve that have helped you get to the top? Outside of qualifications, what experiences or interests have helped you the most? What does a day in the life of Gemma Harris look like? How could I best gain experience in PR? I've been recording my own music for the past year and I'm almost ready to show people what I do. How would PR help me

  • Want to work in the music industry? Simon Skolfield from Futuristica Music talks about how the game is changing!

    Want to work in the music industry? Simon Skolfield from Futuristica Music talks about how the game is changing!

    18/07/2016 Duration: 11min

    On this weeks episode we have the pleasure of being joined by Simon Skolfield the founder and head of Futuristica records. The label is celebrating its 10th year anniversary this year and continues to successfully release soul, jazz and hip hop internationally. Collaborating with artists from around the world, Simon and the label have navigated the ever changing record industry to continue to stick to its guns and realise credible and artistic music. Seeing releases from the likes of Deborah Jorden, Replife, Marc Rapson, and Electric conversation Here is what we wanted to know! -  1. Let's start at the beginning and find out how the label was developed and what inspired you to work in the music industry? 2. What exactly does a record label do and what roles are there within a label? 3. The music industry is notoriously competitive.. What advice would you give to someone who is thinking of starting a label? 4. Over the last 10 years you must have seen some huge changes in the music industry. What change hav

  • From Lara Croft to Lego - Adrian Smith from www.amuzo.com talks gaming history and the future of the industry.

    From Lara Croft to Lego - Adrian Smith from www.amuzo.com talks gaming history and the future of the industry.

    11/07/2016 Duration: 20min

    This week we have the honour of being able to interview Adrian smith - a director at AMUZO GAMES and creator of the Lara Croft games! A great interview getting a real insight into how he started and what he has achieved as well as how the gaming industry has changed and what that means for future employment! Here's what we wanted to know! 1. There are so many young people that would love a career in the gaming industry - tell us how you did it and how things all started for you.. 2. How did you do at school and what lessons influenced you the most? 3. You have a huge collection of games working with brands such as LEGO - how do you approach such large companies and what gave you the upper hand over other agencies? 4. What type of employment roles are there in the gaming industry? 5. What advice would you give to anyone who wants to work in your industry? 6. How important is a CV to you and what are the mistakes people make? 7. What do you look for in a new employee? 8. There are millions of gamers that would

  • Marketing large international brands - Daniel Ward-Murphy from www.thinkingjuice.co.uk lets you in on how to work with them!

    Marketing large international brands - Daniel Ward-Murphy from www.thinkingjuice.co.uk lets you in on how to work with them!

    04/07/2016 Duration: 17min

    This week we are pleased to be joined by Daniel Ward-Murphy the strategy director at thinkingjuice.co.uk. Thinking Juice are the most awarded advertising agency on the south coast creating advertising campaigns for the likes of Barbour, Marshall Amps and John Lewis. Plus, Daniel is also an accomplished singer songwriter and recording artist so we are very lucky to be interviewing the talented Daniel Ward-Murphy Here's what we wanted to know! -  1. Firstly, for those that don't know, what does Thinking Juice do? 2. You're role is the strategy director in the company so what does mean you do? 3. What other roles are there working in advertising? 4. I'm just about to chose my subject options at school.. What lessons would be helpful to pick for anyone who wants to get into marketing and advertising? 5. What could I be doing outside of school that would be useful to your industry? 6. What would an ideal CV look like if someone wanted to work for you? 7. How important is social media to your industry? 8. What do

  • Boss:Talks - Promo

    Boss:Talks - Promo

    27/06/2016 Duration: 37s

    Boss:Talks is the podcast series that gives the next generation the chance to interview and find out what the boss is really thinking giving them (and you!) real insight into what it takes to work for them. To get involved head to www.bosstalks.co.uk or download the free App!