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About Jerry Bernhart

Jerry Bernhart, Principal of Bernhart Associates Executive Search, LLC, is one of the nation's preeminent and veteran digital marketing and ecommerce recruiters, and has been called the "voice" of best practices in the recruitment and hiring of ecommerce and digital marketing professionals. Jerry is also the author of the critically acclaimed book, "Careers in Ecommerce and Digital Marketing," on Amazon, and participates in many leading digital marketing and ecommerce conferences. Jerry has been recruiting and placing marketing professionals for more than 29 years.

Digital Marketing Brand Hiring: Transitioning from the Agency Side

By |2021-02-21T13:25:27-05:00February 21st, 2021|Digital Marketing|

As a digital marketer, you have multiple options when it comes to your digital marketing career path: Agencies, brands, or going your own way. The go-it-alone crowd is still a small minority. Most marketers will find themselves either working on the agency/services side, or on the client side. In my book, “Careers in Ecommerce and [...]

Recruiting a Digital Marketing Manager? Demand Remains Strong

By |2021-02-14T22:30:49-05:00February 14th, 2021|Digital Marketing|

People often ask me as a leading digital marketing manager recruitment specialist: What type of ecommerce and digital marketing talent are employers looking for the most these days? The short answer is that they’re looking for everything, from SEO Managers and email specialists, to thought leaders who can help transform more traditional companies into [...]

Recruiting a Social Media Manager? Social Media Recruiter Jerry Bernhart Shares His Checklist

By |2021-02-14T22:32:03-05:00February 14th, 2021|Social Media|

There’s a solid business case for social media activity: Consumers like engaging with a “social brand.” A study by Social Media Link found that consumers trust product recommendations from people they know almost twice as much as they trust what they see and hear on traditional media and advertising. In fact, customers are starting [...]

B2B Digital Hiring

By |2021-02-14T22:36:38-05:00February 7th, 2021|Digital Marketing|

As many of my blog readers know, I’ve written about B2B digital transformation and B2B digital hiring for many years. The shift by many old-line industries into digital has been a slow move, but the success stories show how B2B digital transformation can radically streamline processes, eliminate red tape and create a powerful customer [...]

Ecommerce Recruiting Forecast

By |2021-02-14T22:40:16-05:00December 14th, 2020|Digital Marketing|

With 2021 just around the corner, it's time for my annual ecommerce recruiting forecast, when I take my crystal ball off the shelf, peer through its smooth, round glassy dome and see what's ahead for marketers, and more specifically, marketers who are thinking about making a move. While the overall volume of hiring in [...]

Ecommerce Hiring

By |2021-02-21T12:42:35-05:00December 13th, 2020|Digital Marketing|

It's not always easy to know where to start when you're sizing up a new opportunity. Chances are you're dealing with an organization you know very little about; you have lots of questions, there are lots of unknowns. You can go in there and wing-it, or you can borrow a page from someone like [...]

Excellence in Ecommerce Leadership

By |2021-02-21T12:46:18-05:00November 14th, 2020|Digital Marketing|

Much has been written about the strategy and successful execution of ecommerce. I address many of those topics in this blog. But when it comes to job descriptions, less ink is usually devoted to the subject of ecommerce leadership. Most companies state that they're looking for a "strong" leader, or an "experienced" leader, or some [...]

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