Half of all podcasts have fewer than 14 episodes. When we started Humans of Martech, we were determined not to become a statistic. As we near the end of our first season and approach our 50th episode, we wanted to give you a peek behind the curtain to see how we think about this show. For us, at least, the idea of hitting 50 episodes is a big milestone — and anyone thinking of starting their own shows — whether it’s a personal project or for your company — needs to be prepared to put in some work.
Being successful and happy in marketing requires having a True North for your career. Sometimes, that means recognizing that your current workplace isn’t helping you advance your career. It could be you’re not happy with your work culture or work for a bad manager; or, it could be that it’s time to move on to acquire the skills needed to reach the next level.
Today we are joined by Vladlena Mitskaniouk, Director of Digital Marketing at Snyk. Born in Moldova, raised in Ottawa, she’s a communications grad who’s spent her decade plus career carving a craft in marketing analytics in several different industries. From real estate and health care to leading a global marketing analytics and digital marketing team at Trend Micro. She shares tips on starting a new marketing role, the skills required to grow your career and how she’s building her digital marketing team today.
Today we’re joined by Danica Bateman, Marketing Automation Manager at net2phone where she holds the keys to Salesforce Pardot, one of the biggest marketing automation platforms on the market. She walks us through the skills she gained in her early journey specializing in marketing automation by surrounding herself with great mentors, family and friends.
The marketing landscape is vast, the landscape of doom has as many vendors as their are stars in our galaxy. The T-shaped marketer model is good for folks early in their career — perhaps. I think it’s too regimented, formulaic, and encourages marketers all to acquire the same set of skills — albeit with your own unique depth. I propose a marketing constellation.