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Spring Cleaning Your Resume:  5 Ways to Improve Your Resume and Land the Job You Want by Summer

March 13, 2015 |

Spring is almost here—and as the weather slowly warms, you’ll likely notice your neighbors sprucing up their front yards, sweeping out their foyers, or maybe putting a fresh coat of paint on their front door. We tend to prioritize the entrance to our home, because it serves as a first […] Continue reading

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

How to Land Your Next Job through a Referral

November 06, 2014 |

To stand out from the crowd and get a foot in the door, you must grow and leverage your referral network—your professional contacts who will attest to your expertise and recommend you to others. Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Questions to Ask Yourself and Your Client When Designing a Survey

September 16, 2014 |

We are happy to introduce you to guest blogger, Melissa, another McKinley consultant. Melissa is experienced in all facets of market research from survey design, methodology selection, implementation, and data analysis. Continue reading

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How to Explain Your Employment
Gap in an Interview

June 09, 2014 |

We have identified interview tips to help best explain an employment gap to a potential employer. Continue reading

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Attention Job Seekers!

December 16, 2013 |

Have you been struggling trying to find a new marketing job? Maybe you should consider looking for a marketing consultant position – if you haven’t thought about that already. Continue reading

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How to Prepare for a Skype Interview

May 28, 2013 |

To help you through to a successful Skype interview, we have gathered a list of advice to help candidates prepare. Continue reading

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Which Certification is Best for You?

May 14, 2013 |

There are a number of ways to find certification programs – your local community college, a membership organization or through Web-based training. I have compiled a list of resources to help you find a program that fits your needs and interests. Continue reading

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Embrace Online Application Forms

November 13, 2012 |

While browsing Twitter, I came across a tweet promoting a webinar, ‘Why Online Applications are Killing your Job Search.’  I was immediately intrigued and discovered that the author cited a report that claims ‘only 5 of every 1,000 online applications make it to the hiring manager’s desk.’  Could this really […] Continue reading

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