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Roundtable: McKinley Team Members Discuss Gaps in Work History and Resumes

December 02, 2016 |

As a staffing firm our team has seen and heard it all. And though we tend to subscribe to the same school of thought concerning interviewing and resumes, we are hopelessly divided when it comes to one very important issue – how to address gaps in your work history. Some […] Continue reading

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Creativity and Innovation Take Center Stage at the Adobe MAX 2016 Conference

November 28, 2016 |

Adobe MAX is known as the world’s leading creativity conference and for good reason – where else can more than 10 thousand illustrators, graphic designers, photographers, artists and videographers converge to learn about the latest advancements in the software that has become the industry standard? This year’s conference was held […] Continue reading

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From Our Table to Yours: Interview Tips for Hiring Managers

November 22, 2016 |

This week we take time to reflect and give thanks, and we pray certain subjects don’t come up at the Thanksgiving dinner table. When Aunt Martha asks improper questions about your love life as she passes the mashed potatoes, you can laugh it off, saying she doesn’t know any better. […] Continue reading

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The Secret All Successful Job Seekers Know: Resume and LinkedIn Consistency Matters

November 17, 2016 |

Successful job seekers know what it takes to get noticed by hiring managers and recruiters: a resume that matches the skills they seek and a LinkedIn profile to boot. For some time, it has been common knowledge that it’s no longer enough to just have an impeccable resume. You must […] Continue reading

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Marketing Managers are Project Managers in Disguise

November 14, 2016 |

We see it time and time again. A client has difficulty finding a marketing project manager for an upcoming venture so they turn to us for help because they aren’t getting the right types of applicants. Sometimes, clients don’t even realize they need a project manager and they are struggling […] Continue reading

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Event Planning 101: Hire a Smart Marketer

November 04, 2016 |

One of the biggest events of the year for nonprofit organizations and trade associations is their annual conference. Some groups start planning for the next year’s event almost immediately after the current one ends. Others wait a few months but the end goal is the same – to create an […] Continue reading

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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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