Most of us can admit to clicking into our favorite investment site from time to time over the past couple of weeks, especially our retirement and college savings accounts; some have been more distracted than others. Whether you are buying or selling, and clearly more people have been selling, the turmoil in the market has been hard to tune out. However, there are plenty of reasons not to get distracted right now.
I am a huge movie buff - I have a bit of an obsession with them. Half of my daily dialogue is stripped directly from the good and bad movies that I love. I decided to write a blog that would combine this obsession with another passion of mine - my job as a recruiter. As a sales recruiter, I have plenty of tales to tell about candidates, clients and the events that unfold throughout an interview process.
Treeline is happy to announce the newest member of the team, Michael Smaha. His optimism, competitive nature, and eagerness to succeed are a great addition to the Treeline Team. Mike graduated from University of Maine, Orono with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management & Marketing in 2008. Born and raised in Portland, Maine he wanted a change of scenery, so he started applying for jobs in Boston. He quickly found a job for a Fortune 200 company in Boston where he worked in employee benefits, selling life and disability insurance to brokers.
The real value of a search firm isn't in the number of opportunities they have, but rather the information they can provide before the first initial interview. With any sales engagement the more information you have up front, the more effective and meaningful the meeting will become. This same philosophy rings true with the interviewing process, which is simply another sales engagement. If you come across unprepared for an interview it typically ends the same way an unprepared sales engagement does.....with a closed door.
Account Executive 838 - Waltham, MA - Technology - $120K - Our client is a quickly expanding technology company that has experienced 40% growth in the last year. They are a well funded, grass roots and rapidly growing organization. They are based in the UK, building a US presence and looking to grow their sales force. This is a quota/target bases sales position where you will be responsible for hunting and focusing on new business development.
When you are interviewing for a job, it is important to remember that just as the employer is evaluating you, you should be evaluating the employer.After all, a job adds up to more than take-home pay and benefits. At best, it is challenging and fulfilling, offering you opportunities to excel and be recognized for contributions to your employer's success. With this in mind, your objectives when interviewing for a job should be two-fold: one, convincing the interviewer that you are the right person for the job and, two, assessing whether the employer is right for you.
Our client is a leading provider of custodial data reconciliation for financial institutions. They help wealth management organizations and trusted advisors build a stronger and more profitable relationship by providing timely and personal levels of service. Our client is a small company that is looking to explode in growth this year. This is a ground floor opportunity for you to jumpstart your sales career with a growing financial software company.