Susie Aubuchon's Archive

How Your Bad Dating Experiences Can Improve Your Interview Skills

February 12, 2015 |

As Valentine’s Day approaches, you may be having flashbacks of bad dates—forced small talk, uncomfortable silences, and awkward goodbyes. But think twice before pushing those painful memories out of your conscience—they could actually help you with your job search. Like dating, searching and interviewing for a new role can be […] Continue reading

How to Prepare for an Interview (When You Don’t Have Much Time)

January 21, 2015 |

Today’s job market isn’t just competitive—it’s fast. More and more often companies are making hiring decisions quickly, which means that the time between an interview request and an actual interview can be less than 24 hours. Every job seeker knows that properly preparing for an interview can mean the difference […] Continue reading

5 Holiday Marketing Campaigns that are Closing the Year with a Bang

December 22, 2014 |

‘Tis the season for harnessing the holiday spirit in an effort to drive revenue and increase year-end sales. While the holiday season used to be dominated by retailers, marketers across industries are now incorporating holiday campaigns into their Q4 strategies. This year, a number of brands from a variety of […] Continue reading

Cultural Fit Interview Questions

December 27, 2013 |
Apples

We have identified interview questions that can help determine if a candidate will fit into your company’s culture. Continue reading

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Big Data Analysis Skills on the Rise

November 11, 2013 |
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Big data investments in 2013 continue to rise with 64 percent of organizations investing or planning to invest in big data technology compared with 58 percent in 2012. Continue reading

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Finding a Candidate to Fit Your Organizational Culture

August 30, 2013 |

Finding a candidate that fits a company’s culture is just as important as finding someone with the qualifications to ‘get the job done’ and may be the key to hiring success. Continue reading

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Avoid Making a Bad Hiring Decision

March 25, 2013 |

Just the other day I was on the phone with a client who had an open position and could not decide how they wanted to fill it. Should they hire someone full-time or utilize an interim resource? Typically, I utilize these key questions to guide clients in making a hiring decision that is best for their needs. Continue reading

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How to Make Certain that you Surpass your Goals

October 30, 2012 |

Do you feel that there is never enough time to complete your daily tasks? Do you think of yourself as an expert at managing your time and setting goals for the week, yet you still find yourself behind schedule? Continue reading

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How to Create a Memorable Association Conference

October 18, 2012 |

I recently spoke with a McKinley Interim Marketing Manager, IMM, about a project she completed for an international non-profit organization. The non-profit contacted McKinley recognizing a need for additional experienced staff to help execute the marketing and logistical aspects of their event. Continue reading

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Advice for the above or approaching 50 job seeker

September 05, 2012 |

At McKinley, we work with marketing consultants that have, on average, 12-15 years of experience.  With extensive marketing backgrounds, some of them are over 50 years of age or approaching that threshold.  We have found that hiring managers should look harder at job seekers in this age bracket; they often […] Continue reading

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