job seekers

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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Recent promotion? Here Are 7 Ways to Succeed In Your New Role

March 27, 2018 |

If you have gotten a promotion, congratulations! This means that you are succeeding in your work at your company and your hard work is getting noticed. But now you have new challenges that lie ahead of you. You may move into a position where you are supervising former peers. You […] 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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Job Hunting? Here are 5 of the Best Kept Secrets to Get a Recruiter’s Attention on LinkedIn.

August 30, 2017 |

Job seekers generally fall into one of three schools of thought when it comes to LinkedIn: It’s a great way to keep up with people and build connections! It’s a necessary evil but I’m not really active on it. It’s a waste of time. I doubt that it could help […] Continue reading

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Roundtable: What You Need to Know About Contacting Hiring Managers After an Interview

April 26, 2017 |

Is it ever appropriate to reach out to a hiring manager? Well yes, of course, you should always send the requisite thank you email after your interview. But what about contacting the hiring manager to see where you stand or find out what went wrong? To try and answer this […] Continue reading

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Does Your Career Need a Makeover?

February 01, 2017 |

Consider Becoming a Marketing or Creative Consultant For more than twenty-one years, McKinley Marketing Partners has placed marketing and creative professionals in challenging and exciting roles at some of the best-known companies and organizations in the country. Learn more about the world of consulting as three marketing colleagues at McKinley […] Continue reading

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Make the Most of Your Relationship with Recruiters at Staffing Firms

January 03, 2017 |

Here at McKinley Marketing Partners, our recruiting team works hard to identify candidates with the requisite skills and experience, as well as look for those individuals who will fit in with the culture of an organization, which ensures a higher satisfaction rate for both parties. We keep all of this […] Continue reading

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Roundtable: McKinley Team Members Discuss Gaps in Work History and Resumes

December 02, 2016 |

As a staffing firm our team has seen and heard it all. And though we tend to subscribe to the same school of thought concerning interviewing and resumes, we are hopelessly divided when it comes to one very important issue – how to address gaps in your work history. Some […] Continue reading

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The Secret All Successful Job Seekers Know: Resume and LinkedIn Consistency Matters

November 17, 2016 |

Successful job seekers know what it takes to get noticed by hiring managers and recruiters: a resume that matches the skills they seek and a LinkedIn profile to boot. For some time, it has been common knowledge that it’s no longer enough to just have an impeccable resume. You must […] Continue reading

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