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How Self-Awareness Can Get You Hired Faster

By The Betts Team / April 9, 2020
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The most “self-aware” thing you can do in a job interview is to ask the hiring manager for live feedback. Two things happen when you ask, “do you have any hesitations moving forward with me?”: You can address concerns in real-time with a calm demeanor. You immediately show a level of self-awareness that’s super valuable…

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How to Prepare for an Interview Over the Phone

By The Betts Team / April 3, 2020
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 When having an interview over the phone, the process can seem dramatically different than an in-person interview. In reality, though, you should approach both the same. Preparing, dressing professionally, and making sure you close are guidelines for any time you speak to a hiring manager. Below are four steps to follow when prepping for an…

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4 Reasons Why Time Blocking Is Essential for Successful Sales People

By The Betts Team / March 19, 2020
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Successful sales people require more than just efficient time management skills. To maintain solid business relationships and continue to make more, successful sales people need to take full advantage of the workday. Many use a process called time blocking to ensure they’re making the best use of their time. Time blocking delineates chunks of time…

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5 Ted Talks to Boost Your Job Interview Skills

By The Betts Team / February 26, 2020
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Got a job interview coming up? Trying to build your confidence and your job interview skills? You’re in luck. Betts Recruiting has curated the perfect collection of the ever-popular TED talks to up your interview skills and your professional mojo. Take a look at the talks below for insight that will help you truly own…

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The Wait Is Over: Our 2020 Compensation Guide Is Here!

By The Betts Team / February 5, 2020
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Question: what does a recent college grad looking for his first sales role have in common with a CEO working to build her executive team? Answer: they’ve got money on the brain. Whatever your position in the workforce, having a solid grasp of current compensation standards in your space is a key ingredient to success.…

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Large Employer in a Startup Culture? Here’s How to Hire Employees

By The Betts Team / January 9, 2020
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Most people want to work at a large company…right? It seems intuitive. But in the current economy, recruiting sales and marketing professionals is more competitive than ever, even for an enterprise company. Baby boomers are retiring in droves and a lull in unemployment has sparked the “tightest” labor market experts have ever seen. Sales and…

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More Hiring, Career Advancement, and other 2020 New Year’s Resolutions

By The Betts Team / January 2, 2020
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Well, the holidays are over. Depending on your perspective, that can be a sad thing, or, honestly, kind of a relief. In any case, the new year is an opportunity for self-improvement, to capitalize on last year’s achievements and see how far you can take them between now and next January.    Here are our…

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2019 Year in Review: Growing Companies and Advancing Careers

By The Betts Team / December 18, 2019
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Ah, the holidays. It’s a time for family, hot drinks, and giving. It’s also your last chance to close that last big deal and hit your annual quota, even though December is only halfway over – but let’s take a break from thinking about that. For now, we’re looking back on a year full of…

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Best Resume Format for Landing Your Dream Sales Position

By The Betts Team / December 17, 2019
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Writing a resume can be a daunting task. Boiling down your professional experience into one page is challenging. So is representing all the different skills you’ve learned from just one position. At Betts Recruiting, we work with a lot of talented professionals looking for sales positions on how to best present themselves in their search.…

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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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The Pros of Sending an Offer Letter Quickly

July 9, 2020

Sending out an offer letter is the final step in the interview process, but can often take longer than expected. Hiring mangers deliberate for days over offer details. To prevent losing great candidates to other opportunities, it’s a best practice to send out an offer letter immediately after the decision to hire is made. Here…

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How to Answer Competency-Based Job Interview Questions

June 25, 2020

We’ve all been there. You’re sitting across the table from a hiring manager, acing tons of job interview questions about your background and experience and the salary range you’re looking for. You think you’re killing it. Then the hiring manager drops a bomb and asks you to give a real-life example of how you handled…

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10 Ted Talks to Have a More Inclusive Workplace

June 20, 2020

There is substantial research that shows that diversity brings many advantages to an organization: increased profitability and creativity, stronger governance and better problem-solving abilities. Employees with diverse backgrounds bring to bear their own ideas, perspectives and experiences, helping to create organizations that are effective and resilient, and outperform organisations’ that do not invest in diversity.…

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How to Sell Yourself in a Sales Interview

June 18, 2020

Everyone on the job hunt has read the standard “interview guidelines” at one point or another, and has some inherent knowledge of interview etiquette. Whether you picked it up at a college career fair six months ago, or over the course of a twenty year sales career, interviewing is undeniably a skill. In particular, sales…

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How Do You Measure Success at Your Job?

June 4, 2020

It can be hard to know how well you’re performing at work, both in the short and long term. Key performance indicators and hard metrics are a big part of it, sure – but there are also lots of intangibles that can be tough to gauge. What’s the best way to see if you’re moving…

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5 Great Marketing Interview Questions When Hiring a Director

May 28, 2020

After partnering with some of New York City’s leading technology startups to hire top talent, Betts Recruiting has found many clients aren’t sure who or what experience they’re looking for in their first Director of Marketing hires. What marketing interview questions can you ask to determine if the person you’re interviewing is a rockstar or a…

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5 Musts for the Perfect Post-Interview Thank-You Note

May 4, 2020

What are the 5 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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Must-Have Skills for Resume Builders

April 24, 2020

Resumes are getting shorter while at the same time trying to convey more. The skills section of a resume is a prime example of this. While there are some essential skills for resume builders to include, you don’t have the space to rattle off anything and everything. Make sure your skill set list isn’t duplicitous,…

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5 Lessons Sales Development Representatives Can Learn from Marketing

April 18, 2020

One of the most important characteristics to have as a sales development representatives is a willingness to keep learning.

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