Monday, 2 August 2010

News From the Digital Industry.

If you are hoping to apply for a digital job then you need to be able to show that you are really passionate about the industry. If you walk into an interview and you are unaware of rising trends and new digital technology then it is likely that you will fail to make an impression.

On the other hand, if you can turn up and talk about an exciting new digital development that the employer is unaware of the, they will be inspired by your enthusiasm. One of the best ways to get the most recent news as it is announced is online. As soon as a digital news story breaks it will be duplicated across various online platforms which with a little intelligent searching, you should be able to access.

Take a look at some interesting stories below that have been announced in the last few days. If you want to read about them in depth you should do some further research, because these examples will only have a brief description. Have a quick read and see if any of them catch your eye:

Global social film-making programme launched.
YouTube has recently launches a film-making project which is called 'Life in a Day.' This project is sponsored by LG.

New online advert challenge by TripAdvisor.
TripAdvisor have taken an interesting approach to generate some great PR. They are launching a competition which will see travel companies competing for advertising space. The challenge is to design the best advert and the prize is a free ad campaign worth a great deal of money!

Capri Sun brand to feature in online branded theme park.
Capri Sun has teamed up with Habbo Hotel which is a social networking site for teenagers.

New iPad application launched by Reader's Digest.
This new application will be free for Reader's Digest fans and will provide access to three issues. The company has taken this fresh approach in order to try and read a wider and more varied audience.

If you search online for Digital Jobs UK then you should find some very specific and useful Digital Careers advice.

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