Hiring Practices

Almost half of hiring managers are unhappy with how long it takes to fill roles in 2018. Here’s how to solve that problem.

April 05, 2018 |

The 2018 marketing hiring landscape is marked by a few common themes: anticipated growth, more open positions than qualified marketers to fill them, and a frustration with the length of time it takes to fill roles. Almost half (44 percent) of marketing hiring managers surveyed in McKinley Marketing Partners’ 2018 […] Continue reading

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How to Woo the Marketer of Your Dreams in 2018

February 13, 2018 |

Ah, Valentines Day. The day we’re reminded that finding “the one” can be one of life’s greatest challenges. And finding the right marketer for your team, well, that’s not so easy either. Why? In part because there are simply more open job opportunities available than there are qualified marketers to […] Continue reading

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Crafting The Ultimate Job Description

November 08, 2017 |

After 20+ years in the marketing staffing space, we’ve learned a thing or two about finding the right candidate and finding him or her quickly. Hiring a new team member can be an exciting time to envision a new and better future for your company. But the truth is, we […] Continue reading

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Smart Resource Growth: The Path to Marketing Greatness

June 23, 2014 |

While marketing strategies vary across different industries and business segments, one thing remains constant – somewhere there is a dynamic team powering the marketing engine. That is why developing a smart approach to finding the right marketing resources for your company is the key to successful growth. 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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Avoid Hiring the Wrong Employees

February 29, 2012 |

According to a CareerBuilder survey, 41% of companies spent at least $25,000 on a bad hire and 25% of companies spent at least $50,000 on a bad hire in 2010. What constitutes a “bad hire”? Continue reading

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McKinley’s CEO Michelle Boggs Dishes on the Hiring Practices of a Small Business

August 18, 2011 |

In the BizSmart Section of the Washington Business Journal, McKinley Marketing Partners’ CEO, Michelle Boggs talks small business strategy: “Many of my fellow small business owners are hesitant to take the steps that might be needed for growth given the various issues swirling about relative to Europe’s economy, the U.S. […] Continue reading

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