I have the most amazing job in the world. As a New Business Manager at Betts Recruiting, I work with founders and heads of sales to develop custom strategies for building their teams to reach their ultimate goals. On any given day, you can find me at a networking event, chatting with CEOs and working on advancing these relationships. At Betts we offer a customized approach to each company ensuring we find the best fit for everyone. We like to call this … more
Welcome to the official Betts Recruiting blog. What’s this blog all about? In a nutshell, it’s about the current job market, your career path, the tech industry and the cities we all love most. Of course, what makes this blog really exciting is YOU – so join the conversation!
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼The BR Blog will enable you to gain a greater understanding of how our company works and how to land that job you have always wanted. Content will also include regular contributions from our recruiters, who will offer their own career tips and describe the nature of their daily work and the challenges they deal with.
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼We welcome your input regarding possible topics, wishes or suggestions and invite you to contact us at Ashleym@bettsrecruiting.com. We hope you enjoy the blog and look forward to receiving your feedback!
In today’s world, when you can fly around the world in less than a day, order your groceries or a new pair of shoes and have it delivered same day, and communicate with anyone, anywhere at anytime, having a sense of urgency is more important than ever.
In the hiring world, it’s no different. Just a few years ago, a hiring manager could interview a candidate one day, and make then an offer weeks later and have that offer accepted. Today, … more
Whether you’re a recent grad or a seasoned employee, entering (or re-entering) the job hunt can be an intimidating process. Luckily, there are a number of steps you can take to prepare yourself for success. Beyond interviewing skills, one of the most important things to have under your belt is a good resume. Much more than a simple sheet of paper, it acts as your first impression and can land you the important interview … more
The Forbes article, Why Recent Grads Are Swarming Startups, stated that 47% of Generation Y works in a company with less than 100 employees. Recent graduates that the author had spoken with chose startups because they felt that doing so allowed them to contribute meaningfully to a business while also seeing end results. The increase in recent grads heading to startups could be due in part to the rising support of … more
High on the rise in tech, mobile customer loyalty programs are becoming increasingly popular among companies and customers alike. Now that the majority of companies use rewards programs, getting in the mobile space is going to create a major breakthrough for companies that make these platforms so easily accessible for businesses and customers to use.
For anyone unfamiliar with customer loyalty programs, the purpose of them is to … more
After days, weeks and sometimes months of interviews, it is easy to rush into a new job once you have gotten an offer. Being the stellar candidate that you are, you’ve been offered several jobs, each with a company you know you like. So how do you know which one is right for you? Be careful not to let initial factors like a high-paying salary or PTO tempt you, for many … more
This week on TechCrunch, entrepreneur, author, investor and filmmaker, Rizwan Virk, shares advice from his book, Zen Entrepreneurship: Walking the Path of the Career Warrior. Virk speaks of the “inner side” of the entrepreneurial journey that often remains unspoken. While most advice for new and seasoned entrepreneurs alike concerns structuring your company, building a minimum viable product, selling your company or other advice regarding standard logistics, Virk highlights the aspects unique … more
Getting your first job after graduation is an exciting yet intimidating process. Let these tips help keep you from getting discouraged throughout the job-hunting process.
1. Look at each job as a learning opportunity. Your first job after graduation may not be as glamorous as you would have hoped, but look at every opportunity as a learning experience. Use your first job to get a feel for what you like and dislike– What … more
While landing a job can be difficult, a certain key aspect of the interview will help you both stand out as a candidate and speed up the closing process—namely, the personalized thank you note you send post-interview. Proper business etiquette always calls for sending a thank you note to your hopeful future employer to reiterate your appreciation for their time and consideration for the desired job position.
Check out these tips to … more
Ever find yourself wondering where the day went? Based on the time management matrix of Stephen Covey, there are topics that are Urgent, Not Urgent, Important, or Not Important. Urgent activities are ones that demand immediate attention and are often associated with someone else’s goals. Important activities are correlated with the achievement of your own goals, both personal and professional. Here are some tips on how to maximize your time in … more