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Joe Henkin

After 25 years, Joe Henkin Announces Retirement

By | Leadership, Staff

The HenkinSchultz Creative Services team wishes co-founder Joe Henkin the best in his coming retirement. Thank you for helping to create this amazing place to work and play every day and for everything you have done for us personally, as well as your service to the community. We’ll miss your quick-witted humor and expertise and your legacy will not be forgotten. Joe wanted to share this with our clients and friends: After 25 great years with Kirby Schultz and just turning 65, I have decided to retire from HenkinSchultz. Kirby and I had a big laugh most every day and…

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Give a Little. Get a Lot.

By | Creativity, Leadership

When you walk into the office at HenkinSchultz, it’s not surprising to see designers designing or writers writing. What you don’t see is our people in action outside of the office, offering their time and talents for the greater good of our community. Account Executive Mike Knudson spent the day at Endeavor Elementary School as a Junior Achievement volunteer inspiring kids to dream big and reach their potential. Copywriter Melissa Rohwedder participated in the Challenge Center Winter Interim introducing second and third graders to copywriting as a career. Director of Client Services Becka Burger regularly offers her time inspiring young…

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Exceptional Customer Service – It’s in our Roots.

By | Leadership, Service

Roots make a difference. At least that’s what HenkinSchultz partner, Joe Henkin, attributes to his business philosophy – one he shares and passes on to the marketing team at HenkinSchultz. “Part of my family’s culture is to volunteer and help people,” he said. It’s not surprising that helping people solve marketing challenges has become Joe’s life’s work, not only at the company he started with Kirby Schultz in 1991, but in the community. Since the time Joe was a kid, he understood media exposure. His father started KSOO in Sioux Falls in 1959, and by the time Joe was nine,…

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Team Building – 7 Tips To Help You Hire the Right People

By | Branding, Hiring, Jobs, Leadership

You’ve been there. Hours of reading through unremarkable resumes. Grueling interviews where canned answers are the response du jour. There’s got to be a better way to find the right person for the job. While there is no easy way to fill an open position, finding the right person for the job can have a huge impact on your company in more ways than you think. The wrong hiring decisions can affect your bottom line, employee morale and productivity and can result in customer dissatisfaction, lost sales and delivering lower caliber products. The people that represent your company are an…

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6 Marketing Madness Tips from the HenkinSchultz Playbook

By | Branding, Campaign, Leadership, Marketing

March Madness is sweeping the country this time of year. In the spirit of sportsmanship and team play, we’d like to share a few tips from the HenkinSchultz Marketing Madness Playbook. Joe: “Take your best shot.” – Every project, every time, every day. Kirby: “Show up with your A team.” – Then let them do what they do best. In life, in basketball and in marketing, success depends on the talent and skill of your people. When you work together, you will accomplish amazing things. Joe: “Experience matters.” – In the big game, it’s the teams that have been there…

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