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Senior director, HR and recruiting,
What do hiring managers seek in candidates
Alexander Ouvaroff (1) DJ Waldow (2) Kevin Jordan (3) Tom Harty (4) when looking to fill a CRM position?
: WhittmanHart : Euro RSCG New York : After speaking with 10 managers at new approaches and gain critical manage-
has added Alexander Ouvaroff (1) as GM of has named Kevin Jordan (3) associate cre- Epsilon to see what skills and attributes ment support, candidates need to be able
its Los Angeles office. He joins Whittman- ative director. Prior to joining Euro RSCG NY, are required for CRM positions, I uncov- to adapt to corporate culture and work
Hart from MRM Worldwide, where he was Jordan was senior art director at Cutwater ered the following characteristics: with all types of managers and clients.
VP, group account director/GM, also of that in San Francisco. He also has held positions First, candidates should understand A commitment to customer service is
agency’s Los Angeles office. at both Goodby, Silverstein & Partners and business challenges facing direct market- critical. Both client-facing and technology
Ogilvy & Mather. ers. They must demonstrate knowledge of teams felt this attribute was necessary for
: Blue Sky Factory client pain points and illustrate ways they all types of positions and roles.
has appointed DJ Waldow (2) director of : Meredith Corporation can help remedy these issues. A dual per- Be able to apply critical thinking. It is
community. He had been director of deliver- has promoted Tom Harty (4) to president, spective is a valued commodity; managers one thing to repeat a task or run a report.
ability and best practices at Bronto Software. consumer magazines. Harty wil