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Your Digital Marketing Career: Making the Resume “Black Hole” a Little Less Black

By | June 25th, 2017|Digital Marketing|

A lot can happen in 30 years, particularly when it comes to technology in the recruiting industry. In the late 1980’s, there WAS no technology. There WAS no such thing as a digital marketing career.  State of the art was 3X5 index cards in plastic boxes. That was pretty much my “Salesforce” of the day [...]

As the World Churns: 2017 Becoming a Year of Digital Marketing Transformation

By | June 14th, 2017|Digital Marketing|

Last fall, Forrester issued a set of predictions for 2017 in its report, “Dynamics That Will Shape The Future In The Age Of The Customer.” Among other things, the research organization predicted that 2017 would be a year of widespread digital marketing transformation and restructuring. Check that box: Fully half of my searches this year [...]

Digital and Ecommerce Jobs: Where the Action Is

By | April 22nd, 2017|Digital Marketing|

People often ask me: “What areas of the country are you seeing the most activity in digital marketing and ecommerce jobs?” Since I work nationally and speak with candidates from literally dozens of cities and states during the course of any given week, I have a perspective that many others don’t have, so I thought [...]

Looking to Further Your Digital Marketing Knowledge? Here’s Your “A” List of Learning Resources

By | April 14th, 2017|Digital Marketing|

Here at Bernhart Associates Executive Search, I get requests from those who are new to the world of digital marketing and ecommerce asking for information on digital marketing educational resources and introductory-level certification programs and other training options to help them prepare for their first foray into the exciting field of digital commerce. Programs that teach [...]

Jerry Bernhart Featured in the April Edition of Internet Retailer

By | April 6th, 2017|Digital Marketing|

I am proud to be featured in the April, 2017 edition of Internet Retailer: "What Qualities Online Retailers Seek" digital marketing recruiter, ecommerce recruiter, e-commerce recruiter, marketing recruiter, CRM recruiter, CMO recruiter

Digital Marketing Hiring: Looking for a Marketing Leader? Now is the Time!

By | March 31st, 2017|Digital Marketing|

Interesting fact: Did you know that for divorce lawyers, the busiest time of year for picking up new clients is January and February? Studies also show that people in dating or live-in relationships also tend to go splitsville during those same two months. But as divorce rates taper off heading into the end of the school [...]

Digital Marketing Opportunities: Establishing Your “Value” Digital Commerce

By | March 26th, 2017|Digital Marketing|

If you’re in digital marketing or ecommerce, here’s a thought provoking question for you: How big is your job? No, I’m not talking about the size of your P and L or how many people you manage. I’m talking about your impact on the organization. Any idea? You may not know the answer to that, [...]

Organizational Considerations When Adopting a “Digital Mindset”

By | March 26th, 2017|Digital Marketing|

When we think about the digitization of the US economy, the types of industries that first come to mind are media, retail, high tech and pure play dot-coms. It’s a rare business these days in any of those sectors that contacts my office and isn’t already fairly far-advanced as a digital player. But I can [...]

Ecommerce Recruiter: Demand Remains Strong for Ecommerce Professionals

By | March 26th, 2017|eCommerce|

I received a call recently from someone who had just been laid off as a Director of Ecommerce at a mid-sized multichannel retailer. I had actually placed this individual in the past, so I was very familiar with his capabilities. “Do you think I’ll find something fairly quickly?” he asked with a worried tone. “Don’t [...]

Bernhart Associates Working Knowledge: The CMO of the Future

By | February 18th, 2017|Digital Marketing|

As I come off another CMO search, and think about what the CMO of the future will look like, it reminds me of the discussion I had with the CEO client during my initial intake meeting about how these roles have dramatically transitioned during my recruiting career.  We all know how changes in consumer behavior [...]