Onward Search Blog for Digital Marketing & Creative Talent

Hone your job-seeking skills with tips from our talented team of recruiters, as well as thought-leaders working in the digital marketing, creative, and interactive fields.

From the monthly archives:

June 2010

Chicago's Courtney Davis Featured On The Job Stalker Blog

Jun 17, 2010

Onward Search recruiters always make a good impression everywhere they go, so I wasn’t surprised to find one of them featured in a Chicago Now blog this morning. After meeting at a couple of Chicago based networking events over the past year, Brendan Tripp, author of The Job Stalker, interviewed Account Executive Courtney Davis about her experiences in staffing. Courtney describes what the job market might bring in the next few months, offers advice to job seekers and explains what makes Onward Search so great.

Read the entire interview here and catch up with Courtney on Twitter at @CourtneyDavis. You can also learn more about the Chicago office and the latest job opportunities in the area here.

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Tips From The Recruiter's Desk

Jun 16, 2010

When it comes to your job search, the little things can have a lasting effect on your chances of getting that offer. This is much different from the occasional flubs we all make. Remember when you met that woman and asked when she was “due” only to find out she wasn’t with child? Or the time you said “You and your daughter share a striking resemblance,” to your co-worker and his much younger date? Ah, the social faux pas – so easy to make and generally easy to bounce back from. Unfortunately, recovering from a seemingly minor slip-up in your job search could be much more difficult.

In the interest of identifying these often over-looked mistakes, I spoke with the Onward Search recruiters about the tips they offer to help their candidates navigate the recruitment process and avoid the missteps.

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Introducing Hillary O'Keefe

Jun 14, 2010

Hi everyone, I’m very excited to introduce a new member of the Onward Search team! Please join me in welcoming Hillary O’Keefe as online marketing manager at Onward Search. You may have already seen some of Hillary’s posts over the last week, but I wanted to formerly introduce her to you all.  Hillary will be […]

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This Week In Twitter

Jun 11, 2010

The Onward Search team was quite busy this week with a number of huge events including Ad Tech’s Creativity and Technology Conference, the Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition, and the Boulder Digital Works EVOLVE! event. Between soaking up all the industry expertise, networking and placing the best talent with the top creative and Internet marketing […]

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Government to Classify Search Marketers: Uncle Sam Needs Your Help

Jun 07, 2010

If you haven’t heard the news, Search Marketing professionals are the focus of a new government initiative. No, it’s not a nationwide crackdown on Black Hat SEOs. The US Department of Labor (US DOL) asked SEMPO to help them find industry experts and professionals who can assist in the creation of a new O*NET classification […]

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