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Marketing, Sales, and  Service

The Marketing, Sales, and Service Career Cluster prepares students for careers in planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.  These careers align with all Connecticut's Industry Clusters or Industry Sectors. 

 

Job Journeys poster by Connecticut Department of Labor 8.5x11

Job Journeys poster by Connecticut Department of Labor 11x17 

 

14 Questions Job Candidates Should Ask to Impress Interviewers  {NEW!}

HubSpot: Try these at your next job interview.

 

Ad Club of Connecticut

This website is a professional association for Connecticut advertising and marketing professionals.  It provides information on events, scholarships, and a job bank.

U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook provides industry summary of requirements and salary information, forecasts, work environment and job duties. Be sure to click on the 9 tabs near the top of the page for more information: Summary, What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, Job Outlook, State & Area Data, Similar Occupations, More Info.
 
An Interview with Iris Richardson, Food Photographer 
Cooking Schools presents an interview with photographer in the cooking and culinary industry, her career path, and her day to day responsibilities.

An Introduction to Market Research ” {NEW!}

448-pages about market research by Scott M. Smith (Qualtrics) and Gerald S. Albaum (University of New Mexico).  

Career Guide to the Survey, Opinion & Marketing Research Industry {NEW!}

Marketing Research Association (MRA) provides an overview of this career industry.

Career Opportunities in Retail    {NEW!}

A 52-page brochure describing the kinds of careers, the types of retail, and answers to commonly asked questions about this global industry.


 
Career path: Advertising   
A 7-page guide from the University Michigan’s Ross School of Business for steps to a career in advertising, and sample functional job interview questions.
 
Career path: Marketing / Brand Management 
A 15-page guide from the University Michigan’s Ross School of Business for careers marketing, industry overviews, job search strategies, resume tips, and sample functional job interview questions.
 

RWConnect: Helene Protopapas’s guide for young professionals.

 

Sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration, CareerOneStop provides a wealth of information and videos for careers and workforce skills. View over two dozen career videos in this cluster.

Browse comparative wage/salary information available by occupation. Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program, a semi-annual survey that provides wage and employment statistics for the nation, each state, and sub-state regions. Sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration.

Chapter 5: Personal Interviews   {NEW!}

FAO Corporate Document Repository’s “Marketing research and information systems.” Produced by  Agriculture and Consumer Protection.    

Chief Strategy Officer {NEW!}

Harvard Business Review article on the importance of having hiring to best execute the business strategy in an ever-changing global economy. (NOTE: the top of the web page looks strange, but scroll down the page a bit because the body of the page is informative.)

 
Careers in Psychology presents a education requirements, average pay, and some additional research references to explore this career path.
 
International Business World web site provides information on the role of the international marketing professional who uses cultural sensitivity, knowledge and experience to enhance business and trade around the world. Education, earning potential, and outlook expectations are included. Check the left navigational bar (left margin) of this site for more information on international business careers and salary resources.
 
IT Career Finder web page with salary and summary information on this career path. Be sure to view the related careers.

Green Careers: Sustainable Futures – Namasté Solar Sequence
A YouTube video of Primitive World Productions' educational show, "Green Careers: Sustainable Futures." This segment highlights a career in marketing, which involves communications, public relations, education, and outreach.
 
Marketing-Schools.org site with information about what is inbound marketing, and some job titles related to this area of marketing and sales.
 
This is an actual "indeed" job site but you can click on each job posting to see the variety of job duties, the approximate salaries, the education and experience that employers are looking for.
 
International Marketing Careers: Job Description & Salary Info 
LearningPath.org's page about education requirements, experience, median salaries, industry outlook, and the pros and cons of a career in international marketing. Remember to click on the four tabs at the top of the page labeled: Pros & Cons, Analyst, Manager, and PR Manager.

Market Research Analysts {NEW!}

U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics report on: summary, what they do, work environment, how to become one, pay, job outlook, state & area data, similar occupations, and more.

This website is a professional association for marketing research professionals in Connecticut.  There is a large part of the site dedicated to education and careers in marketing research.  There are distance learning web seminars that can be purchased from this site along with free literature. 

Marketing Research Process: 9 Stages to Marketing Research Success” {NEW!}

9 stages explained by Scott Smith, Ph.D.

 
O*NET OnLine – Marketing, Sales and Service
This database lists some of the many occupations associated with each career cluster, providing summary information for each occupation regarding qualifications and education requirements, skills, abilities, job zones, common tasks and work activities, work values, work styles, interests, and related occupations.

 

Retail Loss Prevention Specialists 

This database lists some of the many occupations associated with each career cluster, providing summary information for each occupation regarding qualifications and education requirements, skills, abilities, job zones, common tasks and work activities, work values, work styles, interests, and related occupations. Be sure to click on the tabs to get the many hyperlinks for detailed information.


So You Want My Job: Advertising Executive 
A candid interview with Michael Geneseo and his career path in advertising agencies.

Top 10 senior account manager interview questions and answers  {NEW!}

SlideShare: Common interview questions, and tips and explanation of what is requested.

What the Best Agencies Want to See in Your Portfolio 

This web page is for those people already in the field of marketing and advertising.

 

Writers and Authors 

If you're thinking of becoming a copy writer, this U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics web page provides the average salaries and trends of a career in writing.






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