Broadcast and Sports Media Technology

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808 Talent is a Recruitment and Talent Management consultancy specifically serving the global Broadcast and Sports Media Technology industries. With clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, we provide personalised recruitment and retention strategies to cater for specific talent needs across UK, EMEA, APAC, and the Americas. 

We pride ourselves on utilising our global contact network, specific market expertise, as well as forging long-lasting and close partnerships with both clients and candidates alike, to enable us to identify and recruit the best talent for our clients. Our proven methodology and approach has resulted in having successfully completed assignments in more than 50 countries worldwide.

Services We Offer

YOUR CAREER

 You're interested in a career move, but you want professional support to get it right. 

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RECRUITMENT & SEARCH

You need to make a critical new hire but don't have expertise to manage it internally.

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TALENT CONSULTING

You need advice or external expertise regarding your people strategy and future growth plans. 

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WELLBEING COACHING

Wellbeing & Resilience Coaching for Leaders & Entrepreneurs

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Recent Blog Posts

New: The Mindful Leadership Podcast

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Our new podcast has just landed The Mindful Leadership Podcast hosted by me, Sarah Swanton. 

As a Wellbeing & Resilience Coach, I get very curious about what happens when Leaders and Entrepreneurs lead with less on their mind. The happy side effect is that they tend to navigate their day better - with more clarity and headspace - and that frees them up to:

  • make smarter decisions
  • create more impact
  • and achieve better results 

and all of that without the burnout!

So if...

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Tired of trying to stay positive all the time?

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Tired of trying to stay positive all the time? 

That's understandable.

Trying to think positive all the time or change your negative thoughts into positive ones is not only tiring, but it's also a losing game. 

Contrary to many personal development books that will advocate the message 'change your thoughts, change your life' the reality is that we don't actually choose what thoughts pop into our head. They just pop in!

That's the nature of how thought works. 

If you are a...

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What makes a retained search campaign successful?

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In the 15 years that I’ve been managing retained search projects on behalf of clients in the Broadcast and Sports Media Technology industries, there are a number of factors that make the difference when it comes to conducting a productive and successful recruitment campaign. When you’re making a significant investment of not just financial resources, but time and energy too, it's critical that the process yields the best results possible.

With that in mind, there are two areas...

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Do you know how resourceful you are?

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It’s early March 2020, I’m having a conversation with our accountant when he asks ‘how are you?’ a question that in recent weeks has become ever more meaningful. ‘Yeah I’m OK, we could do without this Covid stuff going on right now (those were the days when we were all still asking each other ‘what do you make of all this ‘Covid stuff’?) but otherwise we’re ok thanks'.

To which he replied, ‘in business, there’s always...

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How to make a decision when you get a counter offer

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You have been offered an interesting job with a great company. You like the people, the opportunity sounds exciting, and you can see yourself making an impact there. 

You get ready for the 'awkward resignation conversation', and despite the pre-nerves, it's now done. You've resigned. All is good except for one thing...

They don't want you to leave.

"Give us a couple of days to come back with something..."

This is exactly what they do, whether it's more money or a different job title,...

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Waking up feeling exhausted? This explains why, and what to do about it...

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Do you wake up in the morning feeling exhausted, even though you went to bed at a reasonable hour? Perhaps then you find yourself calculating how many hours sleep you've had, and wonder just how much earlier you can feasibly get to bed, without encroaching on your precious evening time?

Waking up feeling tired before the day’s even begun has to be one of the most frustrating things. The motivation isn’t there to get things done, the urge for sugar and carbs is high, and you feel...

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