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Demand for Market Research Experience to Increase in the Future

October 02, 2012 |

As a marketing professional and a provider of marketing professionals to a variety of industries, I was glad to see that ‘Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists’ ranked #8 out of ten jobs listed. 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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Are traditional resumes
becoming a thing of the past?

February 23, 2012 |

As this article from the Wall Street Journal explores, some companies are beginning to move away from traditional resumes in the application and recruiting process. Continue reading

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A Positive Outlook for Marketing Professionals

October 05, 2011 |

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the 2010 to 2011 Occupational Outlook Handbook giving advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers a positive job outlook with a projected 13 percent increase through 2018. The job growth is measured by the growing number of goods and services that will need […] Continue reading

Is an interim position right for you?

September 09, 2011 |

With a rise in interim positions, we asked one of our IMMs what she likes most about working as an IMM with McKinley Marketing Partners. Continue reading

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Is an interim position right for you? Q&A with a McKinley Marketing Partners consultant – Part 2

April 21, 2011 |

Is an interim position right for you? Q&A with a McKinley Marketing Partners consultant. Continue reading

Is an interim position right for you? Q&A with a McKinley Marketing Partners consultant – Part 1

April 14, 2011 |

With the recent drop in unemployment and the rise in interim positions, we asked some of our Interim Marketing ManagersSM (IMMsSM), including Jon Rochetti, what they like most about working as an IMM with McKinley Marketing Partners. Here are some of Jon’s responses as to why he became an IMM […] Continue reading

Contract Work and Social Media Savvy among Job Market Trends to Watch

April 08, 2010 |

If you are currently a job seeker or an over-worked employee in an under-staffed environment, there is reason for optimism according to a new study by CareerBuilder and USA Today.  “For the third consecutive quarter, more hiring managers and human resource professionals are projecting they will increase headcount in the […] Continue reading

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New Study From CareerBuilder Shows More People Are Finding Jobs

September 30, 2009 |

This past August, CareerBuilder and Harris Interactive conducted a study that surveyed 921 full-time workers in the United States who were laid off from their jobs within the last 12 months. Here are the highlights: People Are Finding Work: Since June 2009, 48% of workers who were laid off found […] Continue reading

The New Generation of Marketing Professionals

June 08, 2009 |

The Marketing News magazine from AMA came last week and the cover story intrigued me immediately.  The headline read “The Renaissance Marketer: Transforming your Career into a Work of Art.”  Being a marketer and having a creative side, I dove right in. The article talks about a new generation of […] Continue reading

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