Hiring trends

5 Tips to Attract an All-Star Candidate in 2018

December 15, 2017 |

Budgets have been approved. Calendars have been mapped out. Now it’s time for you to bring on the talent that you so desperately need. But in a climate where there are more open positions than qualified marketers to fill them, how do you make your organization stand out from the […] Continue reading

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5 Surprising Benefits of Hiring Marketing Contract Workers

December 06, 2017 |

Historically, if you’ve needed to fill a role on your marketing team you might have worked with HR or someone else internally to find the right employee for the job. But what if you have unique needs for a specific long-term project? What if you need highly specialized skills? What […] Continue reading

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3 Skills Communications Professionals Need to Have On Their Resume

October 12, 2017 |

Without powerful writing, any marketing strategy is doomed. Even today as digital messaging becomes increasing visual, there’s nothing that can pack a punch quite like a well-crafted sentence. It’s the foundation that successful marketing campaigns are built on. Marcomm professionals are often the ones who are tapped to craft this […] Continue reading

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What to Expect in Your Q4 Job Search

October 05, 2017 |

We are now in the final three months of the year. Q4 is a busy season with holiday parties, vacation days, budget planning, and increased pressure to hit annual goals. So, what does that mean for your job search? During the final months of the year things get complex in […] Continue reading

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Hiring a marketer? It’s a candidate’s market. Here’s how it affects you.

September 14, 2017 |

The 2017 job market is a healthy one. This is cause for celebration, especially for those of us who remember the 10 percent unemployment rate during the Great Recession. Times have massively changed and the pool of active job seekers continues to shrink. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, […] Continue reading

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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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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 Release: 2017 Marketing Hiring Trends Report

March 28, 2017 |

Digital Marketers will be in High Demand and Short Supply, According to Experts at McKinley Marketing Partners   ALEXANDRIA, Va. (March 28, 2017) — McKinley Marketing Partners has released its annual Marketing Hiring Trends report for 2017. This year’s paper shows digital marketers remain highest in demand but surprisingly the […] Continue reading

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Marketing Skills in Demand

December 28, 2016 |

Companies continue to seek marketers with technical and analytical skills Big Data continued to grow in influence in 2016. In fact, more organizations are seeking marketers with technical and analytical skills who can make sense of data, create meaningful campaigns and positively impact an organization’s bottom line. It’s the age […] Continue reading

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