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Interview Tip #5: Interview Jiu...

Are you prepared to Enter The Dragon? Jiu Jitsu students learn to use their opponent’s energy to defeat them.  Savvy candidates can use a similar technique during their interviews.  I am not advocating throwing your interviewer to the…

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Interview Tip #4: Validating Questions

As a marketing executive recruiter, I have been stunned by the number of mind readers that are out there.  Who are these mind readers?  They are otherwise very talented candidates who simply pass on the opportunity to ask…

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Marketers Need To Market Themselves

Marketer, Market Thyself! What is the best product that many marketers appear to never want to market?  It’s themselves! Picture this, a CEO named Jesse hops into an elevator with a marketing manager named Jane.  Recognizing her, Jesse…

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Recruiting Top Marketing Talent is Never a Mistake

A Career Limiting Decision

A Career Limiting Decision? I thought that I would have a little bit of fun with a phrase a marketing leader used when talking about a colleague’s poor hiring choice. As a young marketer, I laughed at the…

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Marketing Executive Search Minnesota

Don’t learn how to shave...

As the son of an old school barber, this phrase has particular relevance for me. I remember well the leather belt for sharpening the straightedge razor, the hot towel and the shaving cream dispenser.  This simple act that…

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Marketing Executive Search Minnesota

Your Marketing Recruiter Doesn’t Know...

So Why Are They Your Marketing Recruiter? Believe it or not, over my 10+ years of marketing search, I have heard the following: • Our retained recruiter told us there is no such thing as a senior product…

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Passive-Aggressive Interviewing (And Why It...

Let’s face it, we Minnesotans have a reputation for being passive aggressive.  Minnesota nice often means that I will not tell you what I really think or want but I will be deeply disappointed in you if you…

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Marketing Executive Search Minnesota

The Haystack Just Got Bigger!

In my role as a serial networker (aka MedTech Recruiter), I am accustomed to senior MedTech leaders asking me what I am seeing / hearing in the employment market.  Since the beginning of the COVID-19 Crisis, this has…

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