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How Your Interview Answers Really Sound, Part 1: Why Are You Leaving Your Company?

By Nick O'Brien / June 15, 2020
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A job interview is a delicate dance. It’s a fundamentally antagonistic ritual wearing a friendly face. The interviewer is mining for weaknesses and challenging the candidate at every turn, while the candidate tries to put their best foot forward. Each party, all the while, chooses their words carefully.    Just about any interviewee will use…

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Good 30 60 90 Day Plans and Smart Onboarding: The New Guide from Betts

By Nick O'Brien / May 11, 2020
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You might think that, because Betts is a recruitment firm, people only rely on us for help with sourcing great talent, and that once the interview process starts, they take it from there. In reality, this is off by quite a bit. Our partners turn to us for guidance on all sorts of things, even…

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What Happens to Your Work Life Balance When You Go Remote?

By Nick O'Brien / April 21, 2020
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Ah, work life balance. Everybody needs it, so as to stay sane in a demanding economy. Yet nobody wants to bring it up in an interview, so as to avoid the appearance of having a weak work ethic.    The fact is that work life balance is important for us all to think about, whether…

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How To Answer Job Interview Questions About Short Term And Long Term Goals

By Nick O'Brien / April 14, 2020
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Just like in college when you had to thoroughly prepare for tests, attending a job interview is not much different. To ace your interview, you will need to know some of the most commonly asked interview questions and prepare your answers beforehand. For instance, what if you are asked about your short term and long…

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3 Ways to Get Hired in a Tight Job Market

By Nick O'Brien / April 13, 2020
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There is no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic has hit our industry hard. With the economy contracting, companies large and small have furloughed or laid-off workers, and the historic spike in unemployment means the job market is extremely competitive for sales and marketing roles right now.   Despite the bad news, there are still jobs…

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How to Support New Remote Employees Post-Onboarding

By Nick O'Brien / April 10, 2020
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There’s no shortage of guidance out there around remote onboarding. Even on this very site, we’ve shared lots of insight into how you can achieve a comprehensive, comfortable, and timely onboarding process without stepping foot in the same room as your new hire. With recent global events, this has become an essential concern for company…

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So You’ve Been Laid Off. Here’s What to Do.

By Nick O'Brien / April 8, 2020
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The only certainty in life is that nothing is certain (well, except for maybe two things). That applies to your career. You can be a top performer at your company, but as recent events have shown, it still doesn’t guarantee you 100% job security. If you’ve recently been laid off from work, you’re not alone:…

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Talking Remote Onboarding with Shane Price of Outreach

By Nick O'Brien / April 6, 2020
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If there’s one thing Shane Price wants you to know right now, it’s this: “Most of your anxiety around remote onboarding is unfounded.” Shane is Senior Sales Enablement Manager at Outreach, and one of the biggest parts of his job is handling the onboarding of new employees. This includes remote employees, which, as far as…

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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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Interview Tips for Remote Positions

By Nick O'Brien / March 24, 2020
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Have you ever found yourself wishing your company had a more flexible work from home policy? Well, be careful what you wish for, because you might have a lot of working from home in your future. The current public health situation has caused companies everywhere to embrace the benefits of working from home and make…

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How your interview answers really sound blog header

How Your Interview Answers Really Sound, Part 1: Why Are You Leaving Your Company?

June 15, 2020

A job interview is a delicate dance. It’s a fundamentally antagonistic ritual wearing a friendly face. The interviewer is mining for weaknesses and challenging the candidate at every turn, while the candidate tries to put their best foot forward. Each party, all the while, chooses their words carefully.    Just about any interviewee will use…

Read More
Onboarding eBook blog header

Good 30 60 90 Day Plans and Smart Onboarding: The New Guide from Betts

May 11, 2020

You might think that, because Betts is a recruitment firm, people only rely on us for help with sourcing great talent, and that once the interview process starts, they take it from there. In reality, this is off by quite a bit. Our partners turn to us for guidance on all sorts of things, even…

Read More
Work_Life_Balance_Go_Remote_blog_header

What Happens to Your Work Life Balance When You Go Remote?

April 21, 2020

Ah, work life balance. Everybody needs it, so as to stay sane in a demanding economy. Yet nobody wants to bring it up in an interview, so as to avoid the appearance of having a weak work ethic.    The fact is that work life balance is important for us all to think about, whether…

Read More
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How To Answer Job Interview Questions About Short Term And Long Term Goals

April 14, 2020

Just like in college when you had to thoroughly prepare for tests, attending a job interview is not much different. To ace your interview, you will need to know some of the most commonly asked interview questions and prepare your answers beforehand. For instance, what if you are asked about your short term and long…

Read More
Two people talking by window, tight labor market blog header

3 Ways to Get Hired in a Tight Job Market

April 13, 2020

There is no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic has hit our industry hard. With the economy contracting, companies large and small have furloughed or laid-off workers, and the historic spike in unemployment means the job market is extremely competitive for sales and marketing roles right now.   Despite the bad news, there are still jobs…

Read More
Supporting remote employees after onboarding blog header

How to Support New Remote Employees Post-Onboarding

April 10, 2020

There’s no shortage of guidance out there around remote onboarding. Even on this very site, we’ve shared lots of insight into how you can achieve a comprehensive, comfortable, and timely onboarding process without stepping foot in the same room as your new hire. With recent global events, this has become an essential concern for company…

Read More
Man working on laptop blog header

So You’ve Been Laid Off. Here’s What to Do.

April 8, 2020

The only certainty in life is that nothing is certain (well, except for maybe two things). That applies to your career. You can be a top performer at your company, but as recent events have shown, it still doesn’t guarantee you 100% job security. If you’ve recently been laid off from work, you’re not alone:…

Read More
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Talking Remote Onboarding with Shane Price of Outreach

April 6, 2020

If there’s one thing Shane Price wants you to know right now, it’s this: “Most of your anxiety around remote onboarding is unfounded.” Shane is Senior Sales Enablement Manager at Outreach, and one of the biggest parts of his job is handling the onboarding of new employees. This includes remote employees, which, as far as…

Read More
Man and woman have meeting, Managing Up blog header

How to Master the Art of Managing Up

March 31, 2020

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…

Read More
Remote workstation with laptop and coffee cup blog header

Interview Tips for Remote Positions

March 24, 2020

Have you ever found yourself wishing your company had a more flexible work from home policy? Well, be careful what you wish for, because you might have a lot of working from home in your future. The current public health situation has caused companies everywhere to embrace the benefits of working from home and make…

Read More