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Stories and ideas from Acadium to help you own your future.

Business Growth

Three reasons to hire a digital marketing apprentice at your agency

Ever feel like agency life is way too busy? Read on to learn how an apprentice could be the solution you're looking for.

News

The latest on what's happening at Acadium, straight from the team.

  • Acadium - OneTreePlanted Partnership
    News

    Acadium Sales Team Pledges to Plant One Tree for Every Sale They Make

    Did you know that one of the core values of Acadium is "service"? See just one of the ways we're living out this value by serving the planet.

  • Acadium-Foundr Partnership
    News

    Foundr Is Acadium’s Newest Education Partner

    Our partnership with Foundr increases access to practical business education from the in-the-trenches experience of successful founders.

  • #ownyourfuture contest winner
    News

    And the Winner of the #OwnYourFuture Contest Is…

    We asked our apprentices to share their journey on video and this one stood out in terms of both quality and substance.

  • Planable partnership
    News

    Announcing Our Partnership with Social Media Company Planable

    Acadium is proud to announce the official partnership with social media company Planable.

Success Stories

Find out how others are using Acadium to take control of their future.

  • Success Stories

    How Kailee Launched Her Marketing Career on Acadium

    Seeking better work-life balance in a pandemic-proof job, Kailee Shearing set her sights on a marketing career. Just half-way through her apprenticeship, she received a job offer. Read on to find out how she did it.

  • Are you feeling stuck in your career?
    Career Prep, Success Stories

    Getting unstuck in your career: How Corinne opened up opportunities, and you can too

    Corinne had some sales experience, but she wasn't enthusiastic about pursuing a career in sales. She was concerned that she'd be stuck if she didn't gain new experiences to add to her resume. Acadium provided her with the confidence, hands-on experience, and resume needed to make a career change into B2B marketing.

  • Rachel Marini
    Success Stories

    How Rachel is Building Her Skills to Create More Opportunities for Youth

    By connecting with Leesa through Acadium, they found alignment on their interests and beliefs while also having unique skills that would complement each other during the apprenticeship.

  • Erik Hernal, From Student to Hiring Partner – An Accelerator Case Study
    Success Stories

    Erik Hernal, From Student to VP of Marketing: An Acadium Plus Case Study

    When Erik Hernal first started his career as a freelance copywriter, he was taking small gigs from any client willing to give him a shot. After going through the Acadium Plus program he was hired as VP of Marketing at Cleverly Agency in Los Angeles.

Career Prep

Build the career you want tomorrow, today.

  • Marketing cover letter: The unconventional guide
    Career Prep

    How to Write a Marketing Cover Letter: The Unconventional Guide

    If you're applying for a marketing job, you can't send an ordinary, boring cover letter. You need a marketing cover letter: One that "sells" you to the recruiter so effectively that they cannot resist reading your resume and inviting you for an interview. We show you how in this post.

  • digital marketing skills
    Career Prep

    The Hard and Soft Digital Marketing Skills of Rockstar Marketers

    If you want a wildly successful career in digital marketing, these are the digital marketing skills you need. We cover both hard and soft skills, as well as why every marketer needs to learn Design Thinking.

  • Marketing Job Interview Tips
    Career Prep

    Ace that Marketing Job Interview!

    Got a marketing job interview? Awesome, you're one step closer to that marketing job you want! Here's our best advice on how to ace that interview, including what marketing-focused interview questions to prepare for.

  • digital marketing resume
    Career Prep

    How to Write a Digital Marketing Resume that Gets Interviews [with Template]

    "How do I write a digital marketing resume?" is a question we hear often. Here are marketing resume tips to make it easier for you. By focusing on the right sections, you’ll convince recruiters that you’re an outstanding candidate for the job—and get more interviews as a result. 

Business Growth

Build and manage a team to help you get where you need to be.

  • social media for coaches
    Business Growth

    Social Media for Coaches: How This Coach Doubled His Social Following

    Social media, for coaches, is an ideal platform to attract prospects and increase the know, like, and trust factor. In this post, find out how a career coach doubled his social following—without taking time and energy away from serving his clients.

  • I Hate Social Media But Need It for Business
    Business Growth

    “I Hate Social Media! (But I Need It for Business)”

    "I hate social media!" is a common sentiment among business owners. But you need social media to reach your market and promote your products and services. In this post, we have plenty of ideas for you to minimize social media and still get results.

  • Digital marketing apprenticeships
    Business Growth

    What Digital Marketing Apprenticeships Can Do for You: The Playper Experience

    Digital marketing apprenticeships may be for entry-level roles. But that doesn't mean they don't make a big impact. Read how Playper leveraged apprenticeships to hit its targets in email marketing, social media, and brand awareness.

  • outsource blogging
    Business Growth

    Outsource Blogging and Run a Great Blog with Acadium

    Stop doing everything yourself and outsource blogging. Here you'll find 24 blogging jobs you can hand off to a blogging apprentice, so you can tackle the higher-value activities of your business.

Podcast

Hear from Acadium users how they're building themselves a better future.

  • How do you onboard an apprentice
    Business Growth, Podcast

    How to Find an Apprentice That’s Right for Your Business

    Mentoring an apprentice isn't for everyone. Should you hire someone on Fiverr or find an apprentice on Acadium? One of our most successful mentors who's used both platforms says they're "like night and day." Read to find out why.

  • How do you find someone you can trust in your busienss?
    Business Growth, Podcast

    How to mentor team members not task managers

    Our CEO, Moe, wanted to connect with Vibeke Foss, the founder of Gorgeous Geek, to learn how she went from working IN her business to working ON it.

  • How Vicky doubled her business
    Business Growth, Podcast

    How Vicky doubled her business by learning the power of delegation

    "The thing I was really not good at was delegating and building my team. It very quickly led to burnout."

  • Podcast

    Acadium Stories #16: Iris Alvarado — Making the career switch into digital marketing

    Find out how Iris built the skills and confidence she needed to become a digital marketer.