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.
Once in awhile, Treeline recommends a book to our community because the book is actually worth the time and attention of Sales Leaders. Derek Gatehouse's The Perfect SalesForce is easily one of these books that is truly worth your time! This book provides a framework and lens for unlocking the secrets to hiring and retaining the right sales people for your particular company, culture, and product/solution.
Why would a company use an executive search firm to find qualified candidates? Truth be told, an executive search firm is not always going to be the best bet for a company's search, it would be foolish to state otherwise. But, every company could find value in building a partnership with an executive search firm. Let's explore some of the challenges and benefits to working with a search firms. There are so many candidates out there - why would I pay a fee to find one? As recruiters, we know that there it is no great challenge to find candidates. Where we add value is in successfully finding the RIGHT candidates. We will partner with a company and find out the ins and outs of who they are looking for, who has been successful in the role in the past, and how we can replicate that success. We unearth information such as sales size, sales cycle, what kind of titles are being sold to, etc. A successful search firm does not just recruit candidates - they recruit the RIGHT candidates.
This pharmaceutical company has been recognized by multiple publications including Fortune, Selling Power, and Business Week. They have a strong portfolio of products, and a deep pipeline of potential therapeutics. Professionally, they offer a tremendous opportunity for an aggressive sales person looking to grow in an exciting industry. As a specialty representative, you will promote three products within an assigned geographic territory. You will be calling on primary care physicians, specialty doctors, hospitals and pharmacies.
This is a rapidly growing security software organization that addresses real world problems without compromising the integrity and security of the enterprise environment. This organization has been recognized for its cutting edge security solutions and already has a footprint within large Gov't Institutions, Financial firms and worldwide corporate accounts. This is a fast paced fun working environment and the company is geared for hyper growth.
So you walk into your interview calm, cool and collected. You confidently think "I've got it. I'm so prepared that nothing will stump me." The first few questions are text book. Really? Could they get even a little creative? And then, smack! Yeah that's right. The booby trap questions! All of a sudden you start sweating. You respond with "I'm sorry can you rephrase the question?" That didn't work so you start fake coughing and ask for a glass of water to give yourself a little more time. Wait a minute. What just happened?? Do I answer it this way or that way? Do I tell them yes or no? OMG!!! SOS!!!!!