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How to Stand Out As a Marketing Job Applicant

How to Stand Out As a Marketing Job Applicant

Tom Gimbel

Having a strategy for finding, applying to and landing the job you want is critical in an ever-crowding applicant pool for sought-after marketing jobs

The marketing and ad tech industry is valued at more than $110 billion according to U.S. aggregate revenue data. Revenue has increased every year since 2010. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 9% increase in employment for marketers through 2024, 2% above the average growth rate of other industries.

Marketing is becoming one of the most promising industries to make a career in, and it’s attracting a lot of strong candidates, which means it’s harder than ever to stand out.

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Tom Gimbel is CEO and founder of LaSalle Network, a recruiting and staffing firm based in Chicago.