job seeker

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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Spring Clean Your Resume: 5 Ways to Freshen Up Your Resume and Land the Job You Want by Summer

April 12, 2018 |

As the weather warms, you’ll likely notice your neighbors sprucing up their front yards, sweeping out their foyers, or putting a fresh coat of paint on their front door. We tend to prioritize the entrance to our home, because it serves as a first impression to our guests.  Resumes are no different. […] 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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New Year, New Job: 5 Ways to Kick Off Your 2018 Job Hunt

January 02, 2018 |

Ah, the fresh start of the new year. Perhaps you’ve been ready for a change for a while, but with the new year comes a clean slate and a renewed sense of the importance of aligning your daily life with your goals and values. You are ready to take action […] 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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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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5 Time Management Tips for Job Hunting While Employed

October 19, 2017 |

Job hunting is a full-time job. So what do you do when you’ve already got a full-time job? You’re ready to move on, but it feels like you have very little time to look for your next opportunity. If you are currently employed and job hunting, stay put until you […] 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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