Welcome to the most convoluted email Christmas card ever - which also neatly doubles as the Christmas 2017 edition of
Contender is the monthly newsletter from recruitment-specialist Magdalen Marketing Agency (MMA), covering all things recruitment marketing (kind of).
Those that know us by now will have gotten used to the classic quote in the subject line - the first person to reply back with the correct answer wins a packet of pink wafers and party rings.
for November's first correct answer, which was of course The Matrix. Gushed Marcus; "I knew if I just persevered that I'd eventually be victorious. Truly this is a red letter day".
This month we have a quick(ish) thank you from MMA, a new advice group for Recruitment Directors, and another one for marketing peeps. In truth, we did have quite a few more articles on things like social media, GDPR and Google Jobs but we decided to hold fire until Jan. You can read all the old Contenders to get the entirety of our thought leadership this year.
And what a year it's been! We hope yours has been as productive as ours, which wouldn't be complete unless we shared our favourite Christmas song ever as office song of the month:
Wishing you a merry christmas and a happy new year,
PS. What do you call a reindeer with no eyes? No eye-deer. Yes we know, it doesn't really work written down. But this was literally the best Christmas joke we could find. Happy to take better ones for next year. Another one we liked but with zero Xmas theme is as follows:
What do you call a woman standing between two goal posts? Annette.