Careers

  • How to succeed in the ego-ravaged drama queen world of social media

    … By Mark Schaefer So let’s get this out on the table. Trying to make a name for yourself in this social media world can hurt. The angst of wanting to be heard feels familiar every time some sort of social media “list” comes out. Most of these lists are meaningless, self-promotional stunts. Deep down, most people realize this. Still … Lots…

    {grow}in Social How To's- 19 readers -
  • 3 Powerful Lessons for Novice Freelancers and Entrepreneurs

    … of success. Those definitions will always be just a little bit out of reach, or they’ll distract you from the opportunities that can really drive your career forward. If you run around chasing everyone else’s approval or definitions of success, you’ll find that you work twice as hard and barely make real progress on what really matters: Building…

    Growmapin Content- 19 readers -
  • Don’t Review Your Employer on Glassdoor Until You Read This!

    … to anonymity and that the government can compel the company to provide users’ information. The court’s reasoning was that the reviews are not political speech and are therefore not protected. To offer some context, the federal government had launched an investigation into one company’s contract practices. After finding some reviews about…

    {grow}in Social- 21 readers -
  • There is no glory in “old school” marketing

    ….” If you are the type who is wearing “old school” like a badge of courage … Don’t. That’s basically the same as telling people you’re obsolete. I’m much more appreciative of the exec who came up to me last week and asked for help. “I’ve spent my career in the print business,” she said. “How do I adjust?” That’s the right attitude. Last year, Unilever…

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  • The Ultimate Interview Guide for Fresh Graduates

    … attention to some imperative tips, you can add a lot of ease and peace to your job interview preparation. This advice will help you get a job offer, as well as improve your overall persona and presentation, benefiting you in many spheres of personal and professional life. So here’s the ultimate interview guide that will get you all prepped up. Practice…

    Growmap- 25 readers -
  • Introducing the new Digiday Careers

    … Digiday is excited to introduce a completely new Digiday Careers. A redesigned site and a brand new awards program, the Digiday WorkLife Awards, highlight a refresh of Digiday’s careers product. With a new, cleaner look and a redesigned interface, Digiday Careers’ new website delivers a more fluid user experience and better organizes…

    Digiday- 15 readers -
  • What to Consider if Relocating for Your Freelancing Career

    … Have you ever considered relocating to another area to benefit your career? What about another country? My family has actually relocated a few times, so we have some experience with what that’s like. It has been quite fun, but it also comes with its challenges. It is helpful to be as prepared as possible. Managing your expectations is also…

    Deborah Anderson/ Growmap- 26 readers -
  • Why 30 may be the most important number of your career

    … By Mark Schaefer I come from a world that celebrates impatience. Most of my career was spent in a large public company where there was only one standard of progress — beat the expectations of Wall Street, every quarter, every year, without excuse, without end. Life was run in the short-term. It was not unusual to compromise long-term benefits…

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  • A strategy to stay relevant in a tumultuous marketing world

    … By Mark Schaefer Three years ago, I was working on what would be the biggest consulting contract of my career. It was a potential deal with a U.S. government agency and as part of the bidding process I had to be interviewed by their senior procurement professionals via Skype. It was a bit intimidating. The stakes were high and I was facing…

    {grow}- 21 readers -
  • Kelly Cutrone on the state of fashion: ‘There isn’t a shift afoot — there’s a gorge.’

    … ‘I’m not in the mood to do a ‘Where’s Kelly Cutrone?’ story, if that’s what this is,’ says Kelly Cutrone. It’s an understandable sentiment, given how much press she’s gotten over the last few years, press she’s simply tired of. Much of that stemmed from her role on MTV’s ‘The City‘ and ‘The Hills,’ where audiences knew her as the fearsome maven…

    Digiday- 18 readers -
  • The most memorable martech resume I’ve seen

    … resume is just one part of the recruiting process. I encourage you to look at others’ resumes and LinkedIn profiles for inspiration. Have a question on recruiting or career transitions to propose for this column? Please email erica@theconnectivegood.com. Don’t worry, we’ll keep your name and company confidential. Readers: Erica is on the board…

    Scott Brinker/ Chief Marketing Technologist- 17 readers -
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