October, 2016

Interview Nightmares: Scary Skype Edition

October 31, 2016 |

As a recruiting and staffing firm that has been around for more than twenty years, we thought we have seen and heard it all. But, with advancements in technology come more opportunities for us to sit back and shake our heads, wondering “What were they thinking?” While the use of […] Continue reading

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Millennial Motivation: What Factors Into Their Job Hunt

October 26, 2016 |

Millennials, those born between 1981 and 1998, became the biggest portion of the U.S. workforce in 2015, according to staffing giant Adecco USA. In fact, Generation Y, as they are also known, represents more than 53 million employees or more than 34 percent of the workforce. This cohort is tech-savvy, […] Continue reading

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Consider Virtual Workers for Increased Productivity and Cost Savings

October 24, 2016 |

Digital marketing and creative agencies have been using remote workers for years because many tasks can be done independently such as writing blog posts and articles, handling social media, creating graphics and other design elements and developing websites. As long as deliverables are met by the established deadlines, using remote […] Continue reading

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New York Area Marketers: Budget Better by Learning the True Cost of Hiring Employees

October 18, 2016 |

As companies think about future budgeting and staffing needs, it’s important to consider marketing hiring plans and the possibility there may be openings to fill. These positions, whether created through attrition or developed from a department need, must be populated within a reasonable time frame in order to sustain productivity […] Continue reading

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Roundtable: A Look Behind the Scenes at McKinley Marketing Partners

October 13, 2016 |

Marketing colleagues dish about content, writing and hiring from within McKinley Marketing Partners specializes in recruiting top-notch marketing and creative talent for businesses and nonprofits in Washington, D.C., Dallas, Houston and New York. The company experienced a three-year growth rate of 64 percent and was recently named to the Inc. […] Continue reading

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McKinley Marketing Partners Expands into Creative Services Staffing

October 12, 2016 |

Adds Graphic Designers, Web Producers and Content Strategists to Roster ALEXANDRIA, VA. (Oct. 12, 2016) – McKinley Marketing Partners, a premier staffing and recruitment firm for marketing expertise, today announced its expansion into the creative services market. Now, in addition to exceptional marketing professionals, organizations can also count on the […] Continue reading

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Five Hot Trends in Graphic Design

October 10, 2016 |

All graphic designers know trends come and go. Some linger through time while others fade away only to resurface years later. Designers may argue that some trends aren’t trends at all, such as flat design which has been around since the early years of printmaking in Switzerland. No matter which […] Continue reading

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Back to School, Back to Work?

October 04, 2016 |

Career Tips for Those Seeking Part-Time Jobs Now that summer is well over and the kids are settled back in school, it is the perfect time to look for new employment opportunities. Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent who is ready to get back into the workforce or a professional seeking […] Continue reading

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