This is my favorite advertisement of the year. This is a DowJones advertisement from the Wall Street Journal. It is incredibly creative and is amazingly effective at connecting Charles Darwin with today's selling climate. The advertisement continues with this paragraph: "Sales has evolved into a tough profession that puts busy people under intense pressure to constantly hit their numbers. To succeed today, a salesperson needs to close deals - not waste time searching for information or making cold calls."
One of the most misunderstood parts of a job seeker's career search involves meeting with an agency recruiter. Many times I walk out of a meeting with a candidate and think, "That is a great candidate." Your goal as a candidate is to get whoever you meet with to think the same thing.
As sales professionals, we are used to making mistakes - lots and lots of mistakes. Recently, Treeline has asked a few consultants to do a quick pitch to inform the public about some tools that we just rolled out, Join Our Network and DADO. We taped the consultants doing these sales pitches so that we could put them up on YouTube and spread the good word on what Treeline is trying to accomplish.
Monday night I had the opportunity to train with Mike Brown, the WEC World Champion at 145lbs and a member of The American Top Team out of Florida. Like the fishmongers of Pikes Place, Mike Brown also has a unique way of interacting with his audience. First he is a very happy-go-lucky guy who chooses his attitude, not the other way around.
Social networking is nothing new – we learned how to do it in grade school. Remember when you made friends with that kid because he always brought PB&J sandwiches and you wanted an ‘in’ to trade with him…that was social networking.
This Sunday, for the forth consecutive year, my colleagues and I at Treeline participated in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk which raises money to support Cancer Research for The Dana Farber Institute.
By joining our network, we can make it even easier to match you with the right opportunity. Our extensive network is a confidential and searchable database that will allow our consultants to match you based on criteria that matters (sales type, size, cycle, etc).