Job Seeker News

The 10 Commandments of Skype (or Any Video) Interviews

September 11, 2017 |

Here at McKinley, we are conducting more and more interviews using video technology like Skype and Google Hangouts. And with any newer technology, comes a new set of rules and etiquette. Here are our top ten commandments that you should abide by to ensure you nail your video call interview. […] Continue reading

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Job Hunting? Here are 5 of the Best Kept Secrets to Get a Recruiter’s Attention on LinkedIn.

August 30, 2017 |

Job seekers generally fall into one of three schools of thought when it comes to LinkedIn: It’s a great way to keep up with people and build connections! It’s a necessary evil but I’m not really active on it. It’s a waste of time. I doubt that it could help […] Continue reading

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3 Skills You Need on Your Digital Marketing Resume Today

August 24, 2017 |

Last year we surveyed over 200 marketing hiring managers about their hiring plans for 2017. We gleaned not only the functional areas of marketing that will see the most growth, but also the skills that are in highest demand. Whether you’re actively searching or just keeping feelers out for the […] Continue reading

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Millennial Motivation: What These Job Seekers Really Want

August 14, 2017 |

Millennials, those digital natives born between 1981 and 1998, are coming of age in the business world and now represent most mid-level marketers. They comprise more than 34 percent of the workforce according to staffing giant Adecco USA. This generation is passionate about doing meaningful work. And they will work […] Continue reading

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New Report Shows Nearly Half of Nonprofits Plan to Hire Marketers This Year

June 21, 2017 |

ALEXANDRIA, VA. (June 21, 2017) —McKinley Marketing Partners has released its inaugural report on Marketing Hiring Trends for Nonprofits and Trade Associations. This marks the staffing firm’s first survey and report focused solely on the hiring trends shaping marketing in the nonprofit sector. The outlook for the nonprofit marketing function […] Continue reading

Roundtable: What You Need to Know About Contacting Hiring Managers After an Interview

April 26, 2017 |

Is it ever appropriate to reach out to a hiring manager? Well yes, of course, you should always send the requisite thank you email after your interview. But what about contacting the hiring manager to see where you stand or find out what went wrong? To try and answer this […] Continue reading

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Does Your Career Need a Makeover?

February 01, 2017 |

Consider Becoming a Marketing or Creative Consultant For more than twenty-one years, McKinley Marketing Partners has placed marketing and creative professionals in challenging and exciting roles at some of the best-known companies and organizations in the country. Learn more about the world of consulting as three marketing colleagues at McKinley […] Continue reading

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Make the Most of Your Relationship with Recruiters at Staffing Firms

January 03, 2017 |

Here at McKinley Marketing Partners, our recruiting team works hard to identify candidates with the requisite skills and experience, as well as look for those individuals who will fit in with the culture of an organization, which ensures a higher satisfaction rate for both parties. We keep all of this […] Continue reading

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Best Practices in Web Design

December 21, 2016 |

Good website design can mean different things to different people and, as this HubSpot article points out, someone could spend years learning design, usability and User Experience (UX). Some websites are flashy but bells and whistles don’t always mean better. While they may look impressive, they aren’t always easy to […] Continue reading

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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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