Adam Gordon

Basic

Owner, CEO and Co-Founder, Candidate.ID

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Skills

Sales
marketing
business development
communication
writing
management consulting
colleague retention and engagement
internal communications
NLP
recruitment
digital
strategy
creating new revenue channels.
Talent Acquisition
Employer Branding
Talent Sourcing

Timeline

Professional experience for Adam Gordon

  • Current 6 years and 1 month, since Sep 2015

    CEO and Co-Founder

    Candidate.ID

    Candidate.ID is the world's first talent pipeline software platform allowing leading employers to automatically nurture talent pools with personalised content and importantly, to monitor their activity so recruiters know at all times which candidates are ready for a move. This enables reduction in time-to-shortlist, cost-per-hire and an increase in quality-of-hire.

  • Current 12 years and 3 months, since Jul 2009

    CEO & Founder, Social Media Search

    Social Media Search

    Social Media Search is a talent brand company helping the world's leading employers to identify candidates, connect with them online and nurture them with compelling content.

  • 2 years and 2 months, Jun 2007 - Jul 2009

    Director, Professional Services & Marketing

    Rise Group

    Client engagement, client communications, company growth, business development, PR, digital, advertising, brand creation, brand development, group values, mission & vision, employee engagement and employer branding.

  • 3 years and 2 months, May 2004 - Jun 2007

    Manager - Communication Effectiveness

    PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

    Audit and development of clients' internal communication and employee engagement.

  • 3 years and 2 months, May 2004 - Jun 2007

    Business Development Manager

    PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

    Helped win loads of new business including M&A and tax. Project-managed winning LexisNexis Big 4 Tax Team of the Year 2005 http://www1.lexisnexis.co.uk/campaigns/taxation_awards_2005/taxation_winners.pdf - page 7.

  • 2 years and 1 month, May 2002 - May 2004

    Business Development Manager

    Havas People

    Brought in a lot of new clients for recruitment advertising, direct marketing, outdoor, press, radio, recruitment communications, employer branding, employee engagement, internal communications, diversity.

  • 1999 - 2002

    Consultant

    Change CRS

    Recruiting qualified accountants in industry and commerce, West of Scotland.

Educational background for Adam Gordon

  • 2002 - 2003

    ACIM, Chartered Institute of Marketing Postgraduate Professional Diploma

    Chartered Institute of Marketing, Central College, Glasgow

  • 1995 - 1999

    BA (Hons) Marketing, French, History, Politics

    University of Strathclyde in Glasgow

Languages

  • English

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  • Spanish

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  • French

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Wants

Germany
Talent Acquisition

Interests

Professional services
law firms
accountancy firms
public sector. Marketing
business development
communication
management consulting
winning work.
Scottish Football Association Travel Club member
Rugby
Cricket
Scotland
Bobby Womack
Raphael Saadiq
Aga
water-skiing
John Legend
technology
disruptive service innovation
Chicago Illinois
insights
Brewdog shareholder
Apple
Cote d'Azur
football
pinstripes
the '60s
the '70s
Chinese food
Indian food
Italian food
Segway
London 2012
running marathons

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