Being a senior in college is both exciting and nerve racking. It is a time to celebrate your college career and take advantage of all the opportunities before you and cherish time on campus with your friends. It is also the time you are considering career opportunities and life after college in what others refer to as “the real world.” It can be a scary time, trying to figure out a career and you may feel pressure about really needing a job, but you wonder who is going to hire a recent college grad?!
Our client is a full service digital consulting agency. They help to create, build and integrate custom software for their clientele. Their organization is growing along with their sales team. The Account Development Specialist will be responsible for managing existing accounts as well as hunting for new business. You must be strong at identifying decision makers and building relationships. You will be the first line in a complex sale and must be intelligent, driven and passionate.
If you are a Sales Manager or Sales Representative you are probably always looking for new and better ways to find prospects. There are tons of tools in the market to help sales professionals succeed but this one is excellent. If you are presently not using www.salesloft.com you are truly missing out. SalesLoft is a must have tool for any sales force. It is a quick and easy product that uses the Internet to build prospecting lists. It offers immediate access to decision makers and captures contact information including Name, Company, Title, Phone and Email.
I receive resumes across my desk every day…e.v.e.r.y.d.a.y. Some of them are good, some of them not so much. Some of the resumes come with a note telling me what they are looking for. Some of them come to me with no name nor contact information on them…seriously. And some of them come to me in response to a job posting that they saw and would like to be considered for that role in particular. I want to take a few minutes to talk about these resumes and people who send them.
As salespeople we are always on the go and constantly working to help build and shape a company. We have to-do lists and goals we want to accomplish. Those goals are important, but I also wanted to write about how important it is to accomplish “the little things” in life that can make the difference and make work and life more enjoyable.
Our client is the market leader in their space. They have experienced double digit growth on an annual basis since 2000 and have accelerated revenue through acquisitions and a very strong leadership team. They focus on a value add solution into the ecommerce space. This is a very exciting time for this company as they expand their brand and gain market share quickly. If you want to contribute to a growing organization and help build a successful sales organization, this opportunity may be of interest to you.
Hiring is tough and it’s no secret. It requires time and money, but is a critical piece to grow and sustain a company. Having realistic hiring expectations is half the battle to making the right hire. Understanding what you are looking for, the candidate pool, and the competition are essential to being able to hire sales representatives effectively. It’s important to not only know who you are looking to hire, but how you’re going to hire. You must have a process in place.