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Recruiting Marketing Talent Isn’t Ice...

What does ice fishing have to do with talent acquisition?  As a Marketing Recruiter based in Minnesota, I find this to be an apt analogy for many companies’ talent acquisition efforts. Consider this:  A marketing leader for a…

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Minnesota Marketing Recruiter

Marketing is Everything

Marketing is Everything.  This statement is as true today as it was when Regis McKenna first penned his article in the early 90’s.  This is not to say that Marketing is the most important function in an organization. …

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Marketing Rockstar Recruiter

Interview Tip #3: Be a...

“Tell me about a time when you….” or “What is your experience doing ….?”  I have seen many smart, articulate marketers and business leaders absolutely freeze with simple questions like these.  Or worse yet, they give 15-minute-long answers…

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Leading Marketing Recruiter

What inspires you?

Yesterday I had the distinct pleasure of being inspired by the nation’s first youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman.  This appeal to our better angels to make for a more just and inclusive union harkened back to a time…

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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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Minnesota Marketing Recruiter

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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