hiring

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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How to Shine in Your First Week On the Job

November 01, 2017 |

You got the offer. You did the happy dance. You chose the outfit for the first day. Now it’s here. Your first week on the new job. You want to make a good impression. You want to be respected, to contribute, and to connect with your colleagues. And the truth […] Continue reading

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3 Myths About Contracting You Should Stop Believing Now

October 24, 2017 |

At McKinley Marketing Partners we are proud to offer talented marketers more options. Not only do we connect job seekers with full-time, salaried positions, but we also have many exciting contract roles available from small nonprofits to large national corporations. But some people are unsure about the benefits of accepting […] 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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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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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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From Our Table to Yours: Interview Tips for Hiring Managers

November 22, 2016 |

This week we take time to reflect and give thanks, and we pray certain subjects don’t come up at the Thanksgiving dinner table. When Aunt Martha asks improper questions about your love life as she passes the mashed potatoes, you can laugh it off, saying she doesn’t know any better. […] Continue reading

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New York Area Marketers: Budget Better by Learning the True Cost of Hiring Employees

October 18, 2016 |

As companies think about future budgeting and staffing needs, it’s important to consider marketing hiring plans and the possibility there may be openings to fill. These positions, whether created through attrition or developed from a department need, must be populated within a reasonable time frame in order to sustain productivity […] Continue reading

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