Monthly Archives: July 2016


Ecommerce Hiring Best Practices: Tell Me What You Want, What You Really, Really Want

By | July 23rd, 2016|Digital Marketing, eCommerce|

"Yo, I'll tell you what I want, what I really, really want So tell me what you want, what you really, really want I'll tell you what I want, what I really, really want So tell me what you want, what you really, really want" ---"Wannabe" (Spice Girls) Sometimes I wonder if the person who [...]

Ecommerce Manager Job Description: Some Tips From The Trenches

By | July 14th, 2016|eCommerce|

Recently I received an Ecommerce Manager job description from a client (actually, it was spelled “E-Commerce” Manager, but don’t get me started on AP style rules!). Nothing unusual there, except that it was exceptionally well-written. I think I write a pretty mean job spec myself. I’ve been writing them since the dawn of the internet, [...]

Welcome to the Bernhart Associates Executive Search Blog

By | July 6th, 2016|Digital Marketing, eCommerce|

Jerry Bernhart is proud to be widely recognized as a “thought leader” in matters related to jobs and career development in ecommerce and digital/multichannel marketing.  This section features dozens of original and timely blog postings offering unique insight and fresh perspective on hiring key talent in these highly specialized fields.  We hope you’ll find the [...]

Facing Digital Disruption? Hire a Digital Disruption Buster

By | July 3rd, 2016|Digital Marketing|

During the course of any given week I read dozens of job descriptions for digital marketing and ecommerce leaders. For the most part they’re very well-written, drafted by owners and other stakeholders who’ve become pretty savvy when it comes to online marketing. In fact, many of them who contact my office are actually doing part [...]

Being a Hands On Digital Marketer… When You Need To Be

By | July 2nd, 2016|Digital Marketing|

You know what I often hear from employers when they describe the kind of digital marketing or ecommerce leader they want to hire?   This one may surprise you: “We want someone who can still roll up their sleeves. We want a hands-on digital marketer." That’s right. Being highly strategic, having strong leadership skills, building cross-functional [...]