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Economy/Recession

This Week in Search Marketing Staffing – 11/12/08

Nov 12, 2008

This week BtoB Magazine reported that Search Marketing Remains Strong.  While companies are scaling back during uncertain times and removing advertising dollars from traditional media, such as television and print, search marketing continues to grow and remain stable.  For the third quarter just completed, search marketing grew 32% year over year according to a Corvario […]

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This Week In Search Marketing Staffing – 11/4/08

Nov 04, 2008

If you are having a hard time finding a job, maybe it is time to look for a hybrid job.  Many companies are looking for candidates who have expertise in multiple fields to increase the number of synergies in the workplace.  The Boston Herald reported in their article, In Tough Job Market, Qualifying For “Hybrid” Job Can […]

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This Week In Search Marketing Staffing – 10/28/08

Oct 28, 2008

When trying to fill an open position it can be tempting to rush to fill the job with the first candidate that seems on par with what you are looking for.  This can be dangerous though, because if you hire someone who doesn’t workout, it will turn into a very costly mistake in terms of […]

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This Week In Search Marketing Staffing – 10/20/08

Oct 20, 2008

Marketing Pilgrim recently reported on a survey performed by MarketingProfs which determined, Marketers Plan to Cut Budgets, Increase Online Spend.  85% of the survey’s respondents said they would be reducing their use of traditional marketing vehicles, while 60% said they would be increasing their online marketing budgets.  Marketers looking to make the most of their […]

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This Week In Search Marketing Staffing – 10/14/08

Oct 14, 2008

The economy continues to be shaky, but executives at two top search marketing agencies believe Search Will Ride Out Storm During Downturn.  During the third quarter of this year, both Didit.com and Reprise Media saw growth between 3% and 7%.  While many companies are looking to trim budgets, search marketing budgets are generally staying intact and […]

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