A job search is not easy. That’s no secret. Like many job seekers, you may find yourself frustrated. You are applying to dozens of jobs and are receiving little or no response to your submissions. Even though a high-volume of submissions can increase the odds of a response, you may actually find much more success with a strategic search. Here are 3 commonalities that lead to an ineffective job search and ways to overcome them.
Since beginning my role as a consultant at Treeline, I’ve learned what seems like an infinite amount of information in a comparatively short amount of time. Not only have I learned about recruiting, I’ve learned about numerous other sales industries as well. From software/tech sales, to pharmaceutical, to manufacturing, the world of sales is vast and expansive. It’s hard work, but I’ve learned that a career in sales offers so much growth and opportunity and that it is nothing like the negative stereotype that we all think of when we hear the word “salesperson.”
Our client is a wholesaler of grocery products that are shelf stable and non perishable. They are looking for an aggressive, entrepreneurial salesperson to expand and build the company. The sky is the limit and they are well connected and well known in the industry. The Trader will make 75-100 cold calls per day. The company is very team based and each trader has access to leads.
Our client is a dynamic, high growth organization that has over a decade of proven success within web optimization solutions. They focus on mid-market opportunities leveraging their expertise in delivering speed, scalability, security and insight for any website. If you want to contribute to a growing organization and help build a successful sales organization, this opportunity may be of interest to you. The inside sales representative role will be required to prioritize and cultivate new business by prospecting and driving activity within a defined territory.
Here I am, Christmas Eve, and I am at my desk working diligently – sending out emails, cleaning out my inbox, scheduling calls for next week, and preparing myself for my return to the office after the holidays. Why?! Because this is a good day to get some things done before the weeklong celebration that we simply refer to as “The Holidays.” Ebenezer didn’t have it completely wrong – working up to the start of the holidays is not a bad thing, in fact, it has been recognized as a good time to be at work.
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. The responsibilities of this individual include the management of the project managers and sales engineers inside the implementation division. This is very important role with tremendous responsibility around sales and customer support. This person will hire, train and work closely with the team to deliver world class services.
Many recent college graduates possess the intangibles to be successful in sales, but do not fully understand what a career in sales entails. Since there are not many specific sales-related courses to educate students on what the industry is, students rely on myths and stereotypes when considering potential sales opportunities.