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Assessing Candidate Culture Fit? Ask These Interview Questions

By Koka Sexton / April 3, 2020
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An amazing resume, excellent recommendations and experience are all important when it comes to determining the long-term success of a candidate. But culture fit is also another thing that most companies consider when hiring new employees. Research shows that employees sharing essential qualities with the company and their colleagues perform better than others and end…

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How to Master the Art of Managing Up

By Nick O'Brien / March 31, 2020
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It’s not your boss’s job to be your best friend. And if your boss is driving you crazy, you’re not alone. It’s frustrating when they don’t listen and pay attention to the needs of their teams. And if you’re not managing up, there’s no reason to expect this to change.   The truth is that…

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What We’re Seeing as the Business World Adapts to Coronavirus

By Nick O'Brien / March 30, 2020
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We’re now fully immersed in a new work and business landscape sparked by COVID-19. Some companies and professionals have adapted remarkably well. Others, not so much. But most are, on some level, still working to find their footing and keep moving forward.    Their efforts have been multi-faceted and varied – this is a lot…

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Could You Be a Top Marketer at Marketo?

By Nick O'Brien / March 16, 2020
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Marketo didn’t get to the top of its class by hiring mediocre talent. Big technology companies like Marketo have unique needs and high standards, which means it’s not enough to just have the qualifications to be considered for a job there – you need to show that you’re the best. Marketo managers say they’re looking…

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3 Tips for Remote Work in the Time of Coronavirus

By Nick O'Brien / March 11, 2020
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First it was in the news as a virus spreading around a city in China. Now coronavirus is in the US, and tech companies across the country are urging their employees to work from home. Some are even shutting down their offices and switching over entirely to remote work.    The new coronavirus is scary,…

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Missed Out on a Promotion? Here’s How to Get It Next Time

By Nick O'Brien / March 10, 2020
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Have you just been turned down or passed over for a promotion? The feeling can be depressing. Maybe you had career advancement on the brain, and wanted to move from junior level to senior level but failed to make the cut. Don’t be discouraged. Yes, that sounds easier said that done. But it’s not the…

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What Happens When You Get a Job Offer…Just Not the Right One?

By Nick O'Brien / March 5, 2020
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You’ve probably been there before: you’re interviewing for two roles, one of which you’re really excited for and the other…not so much. There are lots of different ways this could go. And even if you get a job offer from one or both of them, you’re not in the clear – there’s still the matter…

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Practicing for a Tough Job Interview? Imagine Your Interviewer Is Mark Zuckerberg.

By Nick O'Brien / February 20, 2020
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How would you do in a job interview with Facebook? Or even Mark Zuckerberg himself? Or more to the point, how would you convince a globally recognized, multibillion-dollar corporation to invest in your talents as their next big thing? You need to let them know you have the vision and the cool and the skills…

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Betts Connect User Spotlight: Josh Humbert on Interview Skills, Promotions, and Being Selective

By Nick O'Brien / January 31, 2020
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If we had to think of one sentence that sums up Josh Humbert’s advice for young sales professionals, it would be: Don’t be afraid to have high standards.    Josh is a Business Development Representative (BDR) at DialogTech, a Chicago-based MarTech platform, where he works enterprise accounts in financial services, travel, healthcare, and other industries.…

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How to Sell Yourself in a Sales Interview

By The Betts Team / December 29, 2019
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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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