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Topics in eCommerce Recruiting and Digital Marketing Recruiting by Jerry Bernhart, Bernhart Associates Executive Search, LLC.

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Hiring Artificial Intelligence Experts to Boost Your Business

By |2020-03-28T20:31:19-05:00December 26th, 2019|Digital Marketing|

  When I ask my clients, “What will be the most important initiative for your organization in 2019?,” many respond: “Smarter use of data." No real surprise there: This has been a top priority for as long as marketers can remember. But what’s changing is the rapid advance in Artificial Intelligence (AI). According to a recent survey [...]

Another Strong Year for Ecommerce Recruiting

By |2019-12-04T11:40:18-05:00December 4th, 2019|Digital Marketing|

There are still about one month left in 2019, but already this year is going down in the record books as the strongest ever for hiring in digital marketing and ecommerce, and the busiest year ever for my ecommerce recruiting agency. Digital marketing knowledge has truly become a "must-have" tool in the market's toolkit. Without [...]

Basics of Employment Contracts in Digital Marketing and Ecommerce

By |2019-11-23T13:09:17-05:00September 2nd, 2019|eCommerce|

As a Vice President Ecommerce executive recruiter, I can tell you that employment contracts are the exception rather than the rule for most VP-level digital marketing and ecommerce leadership positions. But I just had an employer tell a candidate to expect one. This particular candidate has never had an executive-level contract like this in the [...]

Digital Marketing Headhunter Jerry Bernhart Speaks to Future Digital Marketing and Ecommerce Leaders

By |2020-04-26T16:25:18-05:00April 8th, 2018|Digital Marketing|

I was recently honored with the opportunity to speak to graduate students at the University of Minnesota Carlson School Management about digital marketing career opportunities, where Kathy Amundson teaches a class on digital commerce. These are the future leaders, the future movers and shakers, the future entrepreneurs and the future technology envelope pushers who will [...]

Presentation: How to Find Great MarTech Talent- “All About Marketing Tech”

By |2019-11-23T13:17:21-05:00April 8th, 2018|Digital Marketing|

Technological innovation has put marketing departments in a state of flux for the past decade, and that won't change any time soon. Marketing technology hiring to build a leading, technology-empowered marketing department isn't easy. It's entirely about balancing comfort zones vs. fear, strategic vision vs. tactical execution and stakeholder obligation. Jerry Bernhart of Bernhart Associates [...]

Tales From the Black Hole: Three Decades of Mind-Twisting Stories as a Marketing Recruiter

By |2019-11-23T13:27:52-05:00November 26th, 2017|Digital Marketing|

Next week, CNBC premiers a new series called “The Job Interview.” It brings viewers inside the office as real employers conduct real interviews with real candidates. If the producers need any show ideas, I would be an excellent script advisor. After nearly three decades as an independent marketing recruiter and more than 550 marketing recruiter [...]

CRM hiring is as Strong as Ever

By |2019-11-23T13:33:58-05:00October 29th, 2017|Digital Marketing|

As I embark on yet another search as a recruiter of Vice President-level CRM leaders, I once again observe the growing, widespread adoption of CRM as a top strategic business priority. When I first started recruiting in this space in 2001, the acronym CRM was about as well known as API. We can all thank [...]