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Amaris Torices
over 6 months ago

BA in Marketing but very little experience

I am a mother of four with one special needs child ages 13, 11 (special needs), 7, and 4. Looking for a job with hours 9am-3pm.

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Amaris Torices
over 6 months ago

BA in Marketing but very little experience

I am a mother of four with one special needs child ages 13, 11 (special needs), 7, and 4. Looking for a job with hours 9am-3pm.

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Royland Sanchez
over 6 months ago

Marketing, Sales and Administrative associate

I am happy to be part of Jobcase family

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Rick L
over 6 months ago

Career In Crisis!

Here's the long and the short of it: I'm a thirty-something who for over 12 years since graduating college, has been working for a major insurance company in a customer service/administrative role. It was a job I took out of necessity, plain and simple.

Fast forward 12 years: I'm still in the same position. There is no upward (or even lateral) mobility, we are being micromanaged and monitored like we are in prison, undergoing budget cuts and "head count reduction" starting this year, and most of all - I just plain don't like my job. It's not what I wanted, I hate dealing with needy customers who are never satisfied, I hate someone looking over my shoulder every 5 minutes, and I hate having to log every time I stand up to stretch. It's not rewarding, It's not what I want, but worst of all - I feel like I have no way out.

I love to write and be creative. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Communications, and I recently started writing for an internal company newsletter. I want to transition into a career in Copywriting or Marketing/Corporate Communications. The problem? I've been searching on and off for over 5 years and you guessed it - zero luck, not even a nibble. Nothing works - Resume and cover letter services don't work, LinkedIn doesn't work, job "advice" sites don't work, and the one "connection" I had at another company just up and quit his job. The only calls I ever DO get (which are rare in themselves) are for jobs I have zero interest in or completely unrelated fields that I have no experience with and aren’t even mentioned anywhere on my resume. Some of my favorites: commission only sales, retail associate, forklift driver, cafeteria cashier/fry cook, or Aflac “business owner.”

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I feel like I have nowhere to go and nowhere to turn for help. I'm losing motivation by the day, and it is approaching the point where it may even start affecting my performance at my current job. Obviously, this is NOT GOOD.

Like the title says, my career is in code red crisis mode and needs a change NOW. At present, I feel I have only 3 options, none of them preferable:

1 - Look for a similar customer service/administrative position with a different company, perhaps a smaller one, at the price of a pay cut and sacrificing my desired career choice.

2 - Eat a few hundred bucks and enlist a head hunting agency, who will likely end up recommending the very jobs I DON'T want (like sales or some other kind of insurance account executive BS artist job), and end up sacrificing my desired career choice.

3 - Realize that I acted too rashly 12 years ago, waited too long, did too little too late, and have no chance of ever making that career change. Then sit back, hold my nose, and accept that a customer service career in insurance is all I'm ever going to be good for.

Is there any hope, or am I simply doomed to my (hastily and poorly) chosen career path? Honesty is appreciated. My feelings will not be hurt if you push me off the ledge rather than talk me down from it. If there is hope, I would sincerely appreciate any sound advice, especially if you are currently in a communications type field, but any advice is welcome.

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Luis Jimenez
over 6 months ago

Insite marketing rep

Awesome management team. My sales manager karen mccolloum is a great employer.

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H, HUDSON
over 6 months ago

Trying to find a Marketing and Social Media fit in Sylva NC 28779

Hello to all... I've been here in NC for a few years now and find jobs in my life long field of Marketing ,Media, Entertainment and all around creative nature to be a needle in a hay stack search.. I've worked in the Music Record Company Division , Television , Concert Touring , Fashion .. Styling, Design and Fashion Show platforms as well.. if anyone has a clue, an in, or advice on how to market myself out here I'm open for input. It's easy to fall into the Blah of life out here when there's no way to express yourself.. My current resume just shows my recent past as a worker, honestly my talents are far to extensive to log on paper when job searching if you know what I mean. Hudson... Thanks!

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Josh Josht.Henley
over 6 months ago

3rd party marketing companies causing more frustration than productivity.

There are tons of "marketing companies" popping up in Houston (and likely many other cities) posting the most incredible sounding ads you've ever heard. Most of them fall very short of expectations if not lie completely, many I've found to be directly false advertised, even lying about the base pay.

Life lesson, if it seems too good to be true, it probably is. These places need to be regulated, and possibly even penalized for trying to "sell dreams". Majority of them will not reveal anything about what you're actually doing until you've already gone through "training". You'll be given a dream speech about how your boss used to be broke but now mskes money, and then they just set you up in Walmart/Costco trying to sucker people into buying a product which is being pitched as a "premium demo", and then you just throw prices and bundles at them while trying to "be their friend".

I typically love sales, it took 4 of these garbage orientation/trainings to make me realize that this is more of an epidemic than it is a growth opportunity. If you have someone in the same position as you being appointed as a trainer within 1-2 weeks, it's merely because they memorized a little packet about "how to talk to people", and showed up to the office to be forced to stand in a room for 2 hours being preached about college being a waste of time, and being forced to play annoying games with people as "warmup exercises". The funniest thing is, the environment is tacky, and following a literal sales script verbatim never works in the sales world, where real people need to be assisted as individuals, and given a truely unique//natural experience, and assessed based on how they respond to your attitude, and what you say. It's one thing to build a rapport, it's another thing entirely to try and force it. The so-called "managers" don't seem to know a thing about management, and will simply micro-manage and criticize you for how well you waved at someone instead of how well you actually engaged them in a situation where the potential customer simply wasn't interested in purchasing a $120 massager.

If you hear an announcement in your local grocery store along the lines of "We're having an incredible giveaway, but you have to come see our super special demonstration first" just know- it's a similar deal. The giveaway will be something along the lines if a corkscrew, and you'll have to sit through 15-20 minutes of a memorized pitch about a very cheaply made product before you get it. And afterwards, if you don't buy the pitch you will be forced into 3 more pitch "attempts" where they just kept bundling more crap together for you. America. Sales used to be a profession. Now all anyone wants to throw at you is the "law of averages". Oh, and everyone wants to sound like they're a genius for saying "it's a Harvard study". Congratulations, what else did you learn from Harvard besides how to figure the average amount of times you have to try before you can sucker an individual?

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Artin Meliksetian
over 6 months ago

Seeking a new career

If anyone knows of an opening for a sales or marketing manager in the Los Angeles area please let me know.

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Erika Becler
over 6 months ago

In House Manager

I am committed to what ever position(s) I have had in my life. My speaking and written skills are superb. I adore working with people. I am humorous and people remember me and my voice. I am part way through an M.B.A. specializing in marketing but do not list it as it is unfinished.

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