Our client has is a 14 year old company who offers products that address critical needs when using Microsoft Office format reporting and files transferring. They also offer a wide range of award winning products, consulting, training and customer support. They have been recognized several times on INC 500's fastest growing companies list. Their suite of reporting products deliver real Microsoft office content via the web to thousands of users, without requiring having Microsoft office on the server.
For job seekers, something similar often happens as the year ends. Let's call it holiday burnout. After months searching for a job, you get tired of the process. Browsing job postings, networking, drafting cover letters, customizing your r?sum?, interviewing - over and over and over again. You get burned out, and before Thanksgiving arrives you just want to stop and rest. Wisdom says that no one's hiring in the last month or two of the year anyway and that you should start applying again after the new year, when everyone's back from vacation and ready to hire again.
Unpredictable: the one word I think of when looking back on 2010. This year has been an "unpredictable" year for our clients, for our candidates, and of course, for Treeline. As a sales organization, we base our business model on consistent sustainable growth. Fortunately, 2010 proved to be a better year than 2009. However, uncertainty reigned throughout the year. Americas' volatile economic situation directly influenced the decisions of many of our clients and candidates. Therefore, many decisions were made due to an emotional response to economic influences. Often, fear caused by uncertainty overshadowed logic and reason and the decision making process to buy, hire, or accept an offer was frequently unclear.
Our client has experienced double digit growth over the past 5 years. They have a small family feel and this is a company that values your opinion. The VP of Sales WANTS to be challenged and all new ideas are taken into consideration. This company is recognized as a market leader in their space for exceptional technology solutions for enterprise companies.
I've been unemployed for the past 9 months after losing my job as an enterprise software sale professional, I've been on multiple interviews, spent numerous hours working on my resume and interview skills, and networked with other sales professionals. As a result, I've landed a couple of interviews and finally have two opportunities that I am really excited about.
This opportunity is calling for a successful senior sales executive to call on C-Level Executives at Fortune 2000 organizations in several different verticals. This is a consultative sale where the representative will learn the needs of the client and be able to use their solutions in order to analyze the client's needs. A strategic approach and driven personality is required to be successful in this role.
Is your company's culture at the core of what makes your business valuable? Pat Lencioni's latest book, Getting Naked, is a fable about a business owner who abruptly decides to sell his successful company, Lighthouse Partners, after his daughter is involved in a car accident. Once the new acquirer takes over the business, they discover that Lighthouse is successful because of its unique culture as opposed to a superstar sales team or proprietary methodology.