01.14.11 | Job Search & Career | Amanda Musto, Marketing Manager at Treeline Incorporated
Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal are increasingly optimistic about the pace of the recovery, predicting the U.S. will grow at better than a 3.2% annual rate in each quarter this year. "The U.S. economy appears to have successfully navigated the adjustment from a recovery driven primarily from economic stimulus and inventory rebuilding to one driven by private domestic demand and rising exports," said economists at Wells Fargo & Co. "Three percent growth looks pretty good, particularly with housing stuck in low gear."
01.03.11 | Job Search & Career | Amanda Musto, Marketing Manager at Treeline Incorporated
After three years of economic pain, a growing number of economists think 2011 will finally bring what everyone's been hoping for: More jobs and a self-sustaining recovery. "We're looking at some leading indicators on employment, and they're all flashing green lights," said Bernard Baumohl of the Economic Outlook Group, a Princeton, N.J. research firm. Though most economists still expect a painfully high unemployment rate of about 9% at the end of this year, some think that stat masks more important signs of strength.
12.28.10 | Sales Optimization | Amanda Musto, Marketing Manager at Treeline Incorporated
Any company can grow in 2011. Will you? If you choose to keep doing what you've always done - well you shouldn't plan on improved performance. On the other hand, embracing market shifts and creating an adaptive organization that identifies and launches innovation could well make you into a big winner. Next holiday season when you look at performance results for 2011 they will have more to do with management's decisions about how to manage than any other factor. Any company can grow, if it does the right things.
12.06.10 | Best Hiring Practices | Amanda Musto, Marketing Manager at Treeline Incorporated
As an executive search firm that focuses exclusively on sales recruitment, Treeline prides itself in the ability to identify top sales talent among the countless candidates vying for our clients positions. We are constantly prospecting and networking; looking for ambitious and driven candidates that know how to build relationships and close deals. For each one of these "A players" we have helped them find a corporation that leverages their strength to build top producing sales organizations. This ensures success for both candidate and company and ultimately builds a long lasting relationship for all.
12.01.10 | Sales Optimization | Amanda Musto, Marketing Manager at Treeline Incorporated
An important part of business communication is giving feedback, correction and discipline to your staff. One of the jobs of the manager is to be a teacher, and in some cases a disciplinarian. This means that, in order to do your job properly, and in order to develop your staff to make their highest potential contribution to the organization, you must give them regular feedback on what they are doing right and where they can improve.
11.16.10 | DADOMATCH | Dan Fantasia, Founder and CEO of Treeline Incorporated
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.
11.05.10 | Sales Optimization | Amanda Musto
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.