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DOES A NEW YEAR MEAN A NEW JOB-

Does a New Year Mean a New Job?

By tim / December 26, 2013
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The new year is upon us, and it is time to put our New Year’s resolutions in motion. What’s yours? I bet you can guess at least 5 of the top 10 most common New Year’s resolutions: Eating healthier Drinking less Spending money more carefully Exercising more often, And … making a career move? Why…

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The Resume: Still Relevant?

By tim / December 26, 2013
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Even after the invention of social media, the resume is something you still need to have, but it is not all that you need to have. If you are thinking about looking for a new job you need to make sure your resume, Linkedin, twitter, and anything else that is social is up to date.…

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Networking like you were born to do it

Networking Like You Were Born To Do It

By tim / December 2, 2013
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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…

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Hiring with a Sense of Urgency- What's the Rush-

Hiring with a Sense of Urgency: What’s the Rush?

By tim / November 5, 2013
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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 when hiring is more important than ever. Just a few years ago, a hiring…

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Crafting Your Resume: Tips from Our Recruiters

Crafting Your Resume: Tips from Our Recruiters

By tim / October 25, 2013
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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…

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Why Are Recent Grads Drawn to Startups?

By tim / August 19, 2013
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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…

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Tech on the Rise- Mobile Platforms for Customer Loyalty Programs

Tech on the Rise: Mobile Platforms for Customer Loyalty Programs

By tim / July 3, 2013
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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.…

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Are You That Good? Choosing Between Two Job Offers

By tim / June 17, 2013
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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 more than one job offer, each with a company you know you like. So how do you know which one is right…

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Tips for Landing a Job as a New Grad

Tips For Landing a Job as a New Grad

By tim / June 5, 2013
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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…

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Writing Thank You Note Interview Important Betts Recruiting

The Importance of Writing a Post-Interview Thank You Note

By tim / May 29, 2013
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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. While landing a job can be difficult, sending a personalized thank you note is a key aspect of the job interview that will help you…

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WHAT EXACTLY IS A TECH SALES ENGINEER-

What Exactly is a Tech Sales Engineer?

August 11, 2016

The Tech Sales Engineer position isn’t necessarily a new development in the tech industry, however, the recent drastic increase in demand is placing a much needed spotlight on them. Where is the value though?   A Tech Sales Engineer is a moderately to extremely technical customer facing sales position tasked with delivering one unified vision…

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4 GUIDELINES FOR MANAGING A SALES TEAM

4 Guidelines for Managing a Sales Team

August 8, 2016

As a Sales Leader, you become the manager of a team of employees. Although every manager is different, there are a few guidelines for managing a sales team that remain consistent for all great managers. As a Sales Leader, following these four standards will help you encourage your employees to be the best they can…

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slang in the workplace

Y’all Totes Know You Shouldn't Use Slang in the Workplace

July 25, 2016

“Fosho Bro!” Over the last few hundred years the English language has change dramatically from the Shakespearean Queen’s English to our current day slurred and condensed, LOL’ing slang sublanguage. Slang, or “shortened language,” has become so commonplace that in some instances we don’t even realize we’re using it. Slang such as “dude” or “man” float…

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THE MOST COMMON TYPES OF SALES CLOSES

The Most Common Types of Sales Closes

July 7, 2016

Anyone in sales, regardless of the industry, has heard of these sales closes. But what makes them so successful? We’ve outlined the most common four closes and how they tap into the customer’s perception of an opportunity. Which one is your go to? If, then, right? One of the most popular sales closes is the…

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CALL, TEXT, OR EMAIL WHAT'S THE BEST METHOD

Call, Text, or Email: What's the Best Method?

June 20, 2016

In any business, particularly sales, getting ahold of people is a big part of your job. Today, there are three primary tools sales people have: call, text, and email, or CTE as we say at Betts Recruiting. But the breakdown of when to use what methods is not always clear. Nowadays, most clients expect you…

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THE IMPORTANCE OF SALES METRICS

The Importance of Sales Metrics

June 14, 2016

The sales industry is driven by outreach. The more effort you put in to reaching people, understanding what they need, and finding the right solution, the more effective you’ll be. But facing a CRM system and knowing where to start can be a daunting task. That’s where metrics come in. Metrics are a way a…

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How to Narrow Down Your Job Search

June 7, 2016

Anyone looking for a job knows there are literally a thousand options of where to start. Yet, most people are looking to find a job, not just continually scour the Internet for more and more “opportunities.” Starting a career, switching a career, or advancing a career is a stressful time that doesn’t need to be…

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WHY SUCCESSFUL SALESPEOPLE WEAR (3)

Why Successful Sales People Wear Crazy Socks

April 26, 2016

I know the cliché is “the clothes make the man.” But should it be “the socks?”   Take a second and think of a successful sales person. Got an image? I bet you’re thinking of a lone wolf dude in a suit talking nonstop with slicked back hair. His name is probably Steve or something.…

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Having a Beard in the Modern Work Place

March 30, 2016

To beard, or not to beard. That is the question. You’ll find more beards in the boardroom than ever before. The last few years have sparked a resurgence of beards in the work place. As a society, we have broken away from our father’s generation of ties, briefcases, and clean-shaven faces. We’ve traded in our suits…

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Grovo & Betts Recruiting Partner to Drive Organizational Hires

March 21, 2016

Over the past two years, the content training platform Grovo has turned to Betts Recruiting to hire superior sales talent quickly without sacrificing quality. Partnering with Betts, they hired at scale while maintaining their incredible company culture. Through Betts, Grovo hired 40 stellar individual contributors and leaders. The positions filled include Customer Success Management, Account Management,…

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