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Stories and ideas from Acadium to help you own your future.

Business Growth

Three reasons to hire a digital marketing apprentice at your agency

Ever feel like agency life is way too busy? Read on to learn how an apprentice could be the solution you're looking for.

News

The latest on what's happening at Acadium, straight from the team.

  • Get a marketing apprentice with vetted match
    News

    Announcing: Vetted Match, the Faster and Easier Way to Get a Marketing Apprentice

    With vetted match, you can get a marketing apprentice in half the time it used to take. Read on to see what "vetted match" is, how it works, and how to get started today.

  • Acadium - OneTreePlanted Partnership
    News

    Acadium Sales Team Pledges to Plant One Tree for Every Sale They Make

    Did you know that one of the core values of Acadium is "service"? See just one of the ways we're living out this value by serving the planet.

  • Acadium-Foundr Partnership
    News

    Foundr Is Acadium’s Newest Education Partner

    Our partnership with Foundr increases access to practical business education from the in-the-trenches experience of successful founders.

  • #ownyourfuture contest winner
    News

    And the Winner of the #OwnYourFuture Contest Is…

    We asked our apprentices to share their journey on video and this one stood out in terms of both quality and substance.

Success Stories

Find out how others are using Acadium to take control of their future.

  • Get Canadian Experience
    Success Stories

    How to Get Canadian Experience: A Newcomer’s Success Story

    It's the million-dollar question for newcomers to Canada: How do you get Canadian experience when nobody will hire you because you don't have Canadian work experience? Keep reading to learn how Mohar Moghe solved this puzzle!

  • Career Switch - Michael Hodges Tripled Income
    Success Stories

    How Michael Hodges Tripled His Income by Making a Career Switch

    From no longer stressing over money to being able to travel the world, tripling your income has a big impact on your life. In this post, Michael Hodges shares how he made a career switch and surpassed his income goal.

  • Success Stories

    How Kailee Launched Her Marketing Career on Acadium

    Seeking better work-life balance in a pandemic-proof job, Kailee Shearing set her sights on a marketing career. Just half-way through her apprenticeship, she received a job offer. Read on to find out how she did it.

  • Are you feeling stuck in your career?
    Success Stories, Career Prep

    Getting unstuck in your career: How Corinne opened up opportunities, and you can too

    Corinne had some sales experience, but she wasn't enthusiastic about pursuing a career in sales. She was concerned that she'd be stuck if she didn't gain new experiences to add to her resume. Acadium provided her with the confidence, hands-on experience, and resume needed to make a career change into B2B marketing.

Career Prep

Build the career you want tomorrow, today.

  • how to start an agency
    Career Prep

    How to Start an Agency (Even When You’re a New Marketer)

    What do you get when you combine your love for digital marketing with entrepreneurship? A marketing agency! Read on to learn how to start an agency in 5 steps, whether you're a new graduate or have 20+ years of experience. We've also included 3 success stories to inspire you.

  • T-shaped marketer: Four steps to becoming one in 2021
    Career Prep

    T-shaped Marketer: Four Steps to Becoming One in 2022

    A T-shaped digital marketer has knowledge and experience in several marketing domains but is an expert in one particular aspect of marketing. Here are four steps that you can follow to become a T-shaped marketer.

  • How to become a freelance digital marketer
    Career Prep

    So You Want to Become a Freelance Digital Marketer

    Learn how to become a freelance digital marketer in this post. We don't hold back. We cover the skills you need, how much you'll make, the pro's and con's, and your next steps, should you decide to pursue this exciting and digital nomad-friendly career. It's not for everyone, but it just might be for you.

  • Video job interview tips
    Career Prep

    50 Video Job Interview Tips from Hiring Managers and Recruiters

    Job interviews just got more complicated and nerve-racking with the sudden popularity of interviews done through video conferencing. Follow these video job interview tips and prove that you've got what it takes to be a digital marketer.

Business Growth

Build and manage a team to help you get where you need to be.

  • social media for coaches
    Business Growth

    Social Media for Coaches: How This Coach Doubled His Social Following

    Social media, for coaches, is an ideal platform to attract prospects and increase the know, like, and trust factor. In this post, find out how a career coach doubled his social following—without taking time and energy away from serving his clients.

  • I Hate Social Media But Need It for Business
    Business Growth

    “I Hate Social Media! (But I Need It for Business)”

    "I hate social media!" is a common sentiment among business owners. But you need social media to reach your market and promote your products and services. In this post, we have plenty of ideas for you to minimize social media and still get results.

  • Digital marketing apprenticeships
    Business Growth

    What Digital Marketing Apprenticeships Can Do for You: The Playper Experience

    Digital marketing apprenticeships may be for entry-level roles. But that doesn't mean they don't make a big impact. Read how Playper leveraged apprenticeships to hit its targets in email marketing, social media, and brand awareness.

  • outsource blogging
    Business Growth

    Outsource Blogging and Run a Great Blog with Acadium

    Stop doing everything yourself and outsource blogging. Here you'll find 24 blogging jobs you can hand off to a blogging apprentice, so you can tackle the higher-value activities of your business.

Podcast

Hear from Acadium users how they're building themselves a better future.

  • How do you onboard an apprentice
    Business Growth, Podcast

    How to Find an Apprentice That’s Right for Your Business

    Mentoring an apprentice isn't for everyone. Should you hire someone on Fiverr or find an apprentice on Acadium? One of our most successful mentors who's used both platforms says they're "like night and day." Read to find out why.

  • How do you find someone you can trust in your busienss?
    Business Growth, Podcast

    How to mentor team members not task managers

    Our CEO, Moe, wanted to connect with Vibeke Foss, the founder of Gorgeous Geek, to learn how she went from working IN her business to working ON it.

  • How Vicky doubled her business
    Business Growth, Podcast

    How Vicky doubled her business by learning the power of delegation

    "The thing I was really not good at was delegating and building my team. It very quickly led to burnout."

  • Podcast

    Acadium Stories #16: Iris Alvarado — Making the career switch into digital marketing

    Find out how Iris built the skills and confidence she needed to become a digital marketer.