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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.

  • So You Want to Become a Content Marketing Consultant
    Career Prep

    So You Want to Become a Content Marketing Consultant

    Content marketing consultants are go-to experts for businesses. They won't just turn around failing content—they'll teach in-house teams how to create for success. Learn how to level up your career into consultancy here.

  • Video resume: Get a marketing job
    Career Prep

    Get a Marketing Job with a Video Resume

    Supercharge your job application: send a video resume! Aside from showcasing your digital content creation skills, it also builds rapport with potential employers—even before the first job interview. That's important because people hire people they like! Read on to learn why and how to make a video resume.

  • How to Become A Freelance Copywriter
    Career Prep

    How to Become a Freelance Copywriter: A Starter FAQ

    The market for freelance copywriters is thriving, and there's no sign of it letting up. Find out how to become a freelancer—whether you have no experience or are in the middle of a career switch—with this starter FAQ.

  • How to get freelance marketing jobs
    Career Prep

    How to Get Freelance Marketing Jobs

    Avoid the feast-or-famine cycle that's common among freelancers. Learn how to find freelance marketing jobs using passive and active strategies. These work and most of them cost next to nothing to execute.

Business Growth

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

  • QR code for business
    Business Growth

    QR Code for Business: How to Get Started

    Since they became scannable with a smartphone camera, QR codes have made a comeback. They're everywhere! Want to use a QR code for business? This post covers the basics to get you started.

  • Podcasting benefits for business
    Business Growth

    5 Podcasting Benefits for Businesses

    Business podcasting benefits are numerous. A well-produced podcast can help with everything from establishing thought leadership to nurturing prospects. But podcasting is a major commitment. This post will help you determine if the benefits of podcasting outweigh its disadvantages.

  • 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.

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.