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Betts Spotlight: Sayre Sherrill on Her Betts Experience, and Succeeding in Startups as a Young Professional

By The Betts Team / December 12, 2019
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Sayre Sherrill has had quite a journey. She started working on the Business Development team at LiveRamp, an ad tech company, right out of school, and in the years since has evolved into her current role as a Solutions Architect. Every step of the way, LiveRamp has been growing – and Sarye has grown right…

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Long Weekends, and Other Things to Be Thankful For

By The Betts Team / November 26, 2019
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Listen: Can you hear that? Could it be…yes, it is! It’s the sound of someone arguing with their cousin over the best stuffing recipe!   Thanksgiving 2019 is almost here, and as we get ready to load up on pumpkin pie and watch shivering reporters cover the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, let’s not forget what…

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Betts Spotlight: Brandon Evans on the SaaS Sales Model, Key Skills for SDRs, and More

By The Betts Team / November 20, 2019
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Brandon Evans is controlling his own destiny. A little over a year ago, he partnered with Betts to help get his foot in the door of the SaaS industry and forge his way into New York City. Now he’s a Sales Development Representative (SDR) at, a SaaS platform for social media listening, engaging, publishing,…

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5 Musts for the Perfect Post-Interview Thank-You

By The Betts Team / November 15, 2019
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What are the three keys to writing the perfect post-interview thank you message? Read on and learn how to make a positive final impression.

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Our Top Resume Tips to Help You Land Your Dream Job in 2020

By The Betts Team / November 13, 2019
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The new year isn’t so far away. And as you work on your “new year, new me” social media posts, know that every year also brings a new job market. What kind of resume do you need to land your dream job in 2020? For starters – and as always – a great resume is…

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Don’t Underestimate the Power of a Great LinkedIn Profile

By The Betts Team / November 7, 2019
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Looking for some professional momentum? Whether you’re strategizing your next big career move, or ready to redefine social selling as we know it, look no further than your LinkedIn profile. In addition to amassing an impressive professional network, LinkedIn can help you navigate fast, bold networking and career moves. More than just a job search…

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Betts Spotlight: Sheila Ahi on Sales, Representation, and Her Recruiting Journey

By The Betts Team / October 30, 2019
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Sheila Ahi knows how to get a lot done in the first few months of a job. She’s a Growth Manager at Segment, a company specializing in tech stack integrations for businesses. As a Growth Manager, Sheila is part of Segment’s SDR team. She was hired at Segment through Betts Recruiting, and within just a…

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When and How to Ask for a Promotion

By The Betts Team / October 28, 2019
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So you’ve been toiling away at your job for a while now and you feel stifled and root-bound. You can see opportunities for career advancement and you want in. You deserve a promotion. But before you go cap-in-hand to the boss, you need to know how to ask for a promotion. Here are some things…

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Want to Enhance Your Marketing and Sales Funnel? Hire Candidates with Cross-Functional Experience

By The Betts Team / October 23, 2019
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If you, as a manager, haven’t dealt with friction between your Sales and Marketing teams, you’re a rare case. It seems any time there’s stoppage in the marketing and sales funnel, each team starts pointing fingers at the other. Sales says the leads are useless. Marketing says Sales isn’t qualifying as many leads as they…

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Hired a New Sales Rep? Here’s How to Master the Employee Onboarding Process

By The Betts Team / October 21, 2019
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Here’s the scenario: You’re a sales leader building out a team of solid reps. Let’s say you just sped through the interview process and hired an Account Executive (AE) faster than you ever have before. Time to start celebrating, right? Not so fast. That AE may have accepted your offer, but they’re not ramped and…

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Video Interview Do’s and Don’ts

April 17, 2018

Did you know that 63% of employers today now use video to conduct job interviews? From an employer’s standpoint, it’s far more efficient and cost-effective than hosting candidates in-house. For applicants, it’s much more convenient than trekking to the office for a meet and greet. But while there are certainly plenty of upsides to interviewing…

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3 Things You Can Do to Close Your Candidate

April 11, 2018

In today’s employment market, landing top talent can be challenging. Job seekers have their pick of great employers, and top-tier workers are at an even greater advantage.   The truth is, if someone really is that great of a candidate, chances are you’re not the only company trying to woo them. As such, you have…

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5 Steps to Getting a New Job

April 11, 2018

With the unemployment rate lower than it’s been in years, it should be easy to get a new job, right? Not necessarily. In fact, some experts estimate it can take up to a full month for every $10,000 in salary. Who’s got that kind of time or patience? The good news is there are certain things…

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Looking for a Career with Fast Progression? Ask Yourself These 5 Key Questions

April 11, 2018

Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve had years to perfect your craft, progressing in your career is probably one of your goals. But not everybody has the time (or patience) to wait five, ten or fifteen years for that big promotion. If you’re looking for a way to fast track your career, here are…

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3 Things to Know When Hiring Your First Salesperson

April 6, 2018

Congratulations! You’ve made it to the next level in your business. You’ve laid the foundation for success and have created a product or service that you think others will love. The next step is scaling, and the best way to accomplish this is to bring on a talented sales professional – someone who can help…

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How to Answer Competency Interview Questions

March 28, 2018

We’ve all been there. You’re sitting in an interview, acing all the questions about your background and experience. You think you’re killing it. Then the interviewer drops a bomb and asks you to give a real-life example of how you handled a certain situation. Suddenly your mouth goes dry, your hands begin to sweat and…

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5 Signs It’s Time to Change Your Job

March 20, 2018

Remember your first day on the job? That flutter of excitement at the prospect of things to come. That twinge of healthy nerves about whether you’d fit in. That eagerness to jump in, get started and make an impact.   These days it seems that passion and enthusiasm have been replaced by feelings of boredom,…

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Avoid These 7 Classic Interview Mistakes

March 7, 2018

There are plenty of blogs out there that tell you what you can and should do in an interview to improve the chances of getting hired. The reality is, knowing what not to do is equally important.   Think about it. Everything you do during an interview is being judged. The way you look, how…

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Our Favorite Life Hack Podcasts: Round 1

February 5, 2018

Everyone loves a good podcast. And if you’re like us, you’re always on the hunt for something new, inspiring and full of wisdom. We started a Slack channel here at Betts Recruiting to share our latest and greatest podcasts and thought we’d share with all of you!   Here are a few picks from the…

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Best Resume Format for Sales Positions

January 5, 2018

Writing a resume can be a daunting task. Boiling down your professional experience into one page is challenging, as well as representing all the different skills you’ve learned from just one position. At Betts Recruiting we work with a lot of job seekers looking for sales positions on how to best present themselves in their…

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