As DM Hiring Slows, E-Commerce Pros Still Wanted: Survey

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Though direct marketing hiring overall has slowed, e-commerce professionals are still in demand, according to a recent survey.

Of 132 direct marketing service providers, agencies and companies that took the survey, 47% said they plan to add staff this quarter, according to Bernhart Associates Executive Search LLC.

This represents a declined of 7% from last quarter and the first time the figure has dipped below 50% since 2002, according to the executive search firm.

When asked which types of positions they planned to fill, e-commerce staffing was the third-highest category respondents cited, just behind sales and analytics, according to Bernhart Associates.

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