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Virtual Mock Interview Day

October 14, 2020

Career Development is, once again, hosting Virtual Mock Interview Day. This is a great opportunity to practice your interviewing skills. This semester, we are featuring professionals from the staffing/recruitment firm, Creative Circle. 

Mock Interview Day is Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Virtual mock interviews begin at 9:00 a.m. and run until 3:30 p.m. They will occur via Google Meet.

If you would like to register, please contact the Director of Career Development, Becky Bates, at Becky will follow up with you concerning available times for your mock interview.

Renee Salzer, Lead Recruiter, Creative Circle

Renee has over seven years of industry experience in the marketing, creative, and digital space. She comes from a marketing background, where she worked with an industrial construction company managing marketing initiatives across events, social media, email, and RFP / project proposals. Working as a recruiter for over five years, she partners with a variety of clients in the Twin Cities to understand their needs and help digital, interactive, marketing, advertising, and design candidates find their next role.

Carrie Ek, City Manager (Minneapolis), Creative Circle

Carrie has been an active member of the creative and marketing community in the Twin Cities for 20 years. She joined Creative Circle as the City Manager for Minneapolis in 2013 and has been responsible for business development in advertising, digital, and design agencies. Carrie has been involved in start-up organizations, corporate creative teams, and small/mid-size agencies. Currently, Carrie leads the Minneapolis team at Creative Circle, a specialized staffing and talent agency in the creative, marketing, and digital spaces. She holds degrees in business and political science from Drake University.

Becca Davis, Sr. Account Manager, Creative Circle

Becca has over six year of experience in the staffing world and over five years specifically in the creative, marketing, and digital space. Becca is skilled in New Business Development, Client Relations, Team Development, Account Service/Account Management, and Mentorship. She received her Bachelor of Arts (BA) focused in Strategic Communications- PR and Advertising from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. She is passionate about helping businesses in the Minneapolis/Twin Cities area find creative talent for their open roles. Becca’s focus is on thoroughly assessing client needs for open positions in order to then work with the recruiting team to place the appropriate, high-caliber candidate for the role.

Monday, September 14