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The Pros of Sending an Offer Letter Quickly

By The Betts Team / July 9, 2020
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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

By The Betts Team / June 25, 2020
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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

By The Betts Team / June 20, 2020
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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

By The Betts Team / June 18, 2020
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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?

By The Betts Team / June 4, 2020
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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

By The Betts Team / May 28, 2020
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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

By The Betts Team / May 4, 2020
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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 Your Resume

Must-Have Skills for Resume Builders

By The Betts Team / April 24, 2020
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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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Lessons Sales Development Representatives Can Learn from Marketing

5 Lessons Sales Development Representatives Can Learn from Marketing

By The Betts Team / April 18, 2020
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One of the most important characteristics to have as a sales development representatives is a willingness to keep learning.

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Long Weekends, and Other Things to Be Thankful For

November 26, 2019

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

November 20, 2019

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

November 13, 2019

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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6 reasons to hire veterans for sales positions


November 11, 2019

Hiring a veteran for sales positions is a great way for hiring managers to bring on employees able to not only hit their own quota goals but also motivate others to do the same. Besides being skilled to work under pressure, veterans have a lot of traits that make them great sales hires. In fact,…

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Don’t Underestimate the Power of a Great LinkedIn Profile

November 7, 2019

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

October 30, 2019

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

October 28, 2019

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

October 23, 2019

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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Sales vs. Marketing: What to Know about Onboarding

October 17, 2019

Did you know it costs SaaS companies an average of $97,000 every time a sales representative quits? And new salespeople are more likely to stay with a company for three years or longer if there is a formal employee onboarding process in place.    When you’re starting a new SaaS sales job, the first 90…

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