Marketing hiring: Digital and analytic skills in high demand

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27% of companies plan to hire more people with digital marketing skills than they did last year—the biggest increase for any area of any expertise.

For junior and entry-level candidates, the most opportunities will be available to digital marketers, analysts, and content managers.

64% of companies say problem-solving is an essential “soft” skill that job candidates must possess; 53% say elegant thought articulation is a top requirement.

 

McKinley Marketing Partners surveyed 186 professionals who have influence in selecting candidates for marketing positions. Respondents came from a wide range of industries and company sizes. Get the full survey on their site.

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