Hiring trends

Job Seeker Tips: How to Write a Thank You Note That Will Wow Them

May 03, 2018 |

With 23 years of experience (and counting) in the marketing recruiting space, we have seen it all when it comes to top performing candidates and those we would, quite frankly, avoid recommending to a client.   In any job application process there are some easy things the job seeker can do […] Continue reading

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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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Digital Experience on the Rise in Product Marketing in 2018

March 23, 2018 |

For those hiring marketers in 2018, digital experience continues to be highly valued. As part of our annual marketing hiring trends report, we surveyed hiring managers to find out how important a digital background is in candidates across various marketing functions at their organization. The chart below represents the respondents […] Continue reading

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The Candidate’s Market in 2018

March 01, 2018 |

The state of the hiring landscape within marketing ebbs and flows year over year. While the marketer to job ratio continues to change, often, our hiring practices do not. So today we are taking a deep dive into the current job market in marketing and sharing practical takeaways that you […] Continue reading

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Recruiting Millennial Marketers in 2018: What You Need to Know

January 25, 2018 |

At over 75 million strong, millennials have become a force to be reckoned with—and they just might become your company’s secret weapon. These tech-savvy, digital natives are easily inspired, open minded, and thanks to their relatively short attention spans, great multi-taskers. They may do things differently, but different is what […] Continue reading

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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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