Life on the COAST For quite a few years, eXPD8 had been looking to solve a conundrum. How to build resource for the future whilst remaining productive. We had highly skilled administrators, but they were too specialised to “change lanes”. Progression wasn’t always driven by merit; opportunity would knock at … Continue reading Successfully Managing Administration Resource via COAST
Being the Recruitment Coordinator for eXPD8 has been a real adventure. I have had to be constantly on the ball in order to find the right people that will fit the business. I have also learnt that to be successful in recruiting for eXPD8 you need to be a curious person and learn to think … Continue reading The role of our Recruitment Co-ordinator
Where do I start, at the beginning may be the best place. Every client we complete work for have a brief built for them and then loaded onto our tablets so we can read and prepare for every call. Reading and understanding briefs are the main starting point for any call with any client. Being … Continue reading The role of Regional Field Marketing Manager
At eXPD8, we are proud to support the major studios and their high-profile releases all year round. And may I shock you… we also love Christmas films! Every year there is a constant argument in the office. But I want to know – what is your favourite Christmas film? So, to stoke the proverbial festive … Continue reading Top 7 Most Watched Modern Christmas Films
Christmas is a great time to review your store floor space. While summer stocks are low this gives you the chance to make changes to your overall layout and improve the customer journey not just for Christmas, but for 2018 as well. Making sure that Christmas is in the right space and location on the … Continue reading Retail space at Christmas
While out shopping this afternoon, my husband and I were excited to stumble upon the new BELONG arena which is attached to the newly refurbished GAME store in Bristol Broadmead. The GAME store has moved down the street 250 meters in the Centre of Bristol within the last couple of weeks and whilst we were … Continue reading GAME BELONG Store Bristol Broadmead
Music has always been a huge thing on our planet, maybe other planets too, and it is nearly impossible to imagine the world without it. The world without ringtones, soundtracks, elevator music, live gigs and radio would just be dull, boring and unbearable (unless it is Justin Bieber or Nicki Minaj, because they are the … Continue reading Should you play music in an office environment?
What is your full name? “Katie Emma Purkis“. What’s your favourite thing about eXPD8? “I’ve made some lovely friends working here”. What are you known for? “My obsession with clothes & shopping for shoes… I have way too many shoes”. What’s your favourite thing about HR? “The variety of the role, there’s many things you … Continue reading eXPD8 interviews Katie Purkis HR Administrator
Black Friday has become a controversial event in recent years with many discussions as to why it is and isn’t great for retail. Black Friday is an American concept originally starting the day after Thanksgiving and has been regarded as the beginning of the country’s Christmas Shopping season since 1952 (1). It slowly crept onto … Continue reading Is Black Friday bad for Retail’s reputation?
We asked our employees to give us their real reviews on what they think about working for eXPD8. Flexibility, team work and variety were the key themes. “I love working for eXPD8 for so many reasons not least the flexibility which allows me to work and fit it around my home life. I love … Continue reading eXPD8 Real employee reviews