I'm currently the Vice President of Marketing & Advertising at See's Candies (Berkshire Hathaway). In my current role, I am tasked with taking the very successful, 90-year-old regional brand nationwide. Prior to joining Warren Buffet's favorite candy company, I have spent 15 years within the consumer retail marketing and e-commerce space with brands such as Gap, Old Navy, PacSun and Sports Authority. I am very passionate about helping others navigate the corporate world.
I just made a career switch from HR to marketing/customer centricity. What initial steps should I take to best navigate the marketing space?
Hi Rochelle- Switching things up is a great learning experience. I would suggest 3 steps out the gates: ask questions,...
How do you motivate yourself?
Hi! I have to be honest, I was born motivated. I love to work, I love to make a difference, I love to win. If I am ever i...
How should I lean in when a person having a lower quarterly performance rating than me has received a Reward and Recognition certificate?
Hi Pooja - Don't worry about others, focus on yourself. Be the best that you can be.... Have you ever watched Micha...
How can I leverage my experience with (2) start-ups, Consumer Packaging internship, and MBA to gain a Brand Mgmt position w/ a large Brand?
Hi Lauren - Sounds like you are off to a great start. I would pinpoint 3 or 4 brands that you would like to work for a...
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I'd love to get back into advertising, branding, & marketing but I'm having a hard time finding anything outside of sales, any suggestions?
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