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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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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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Need Sales Interview Tips? Ours Are Live on Sales Hacker.

By Carolyn Betts Fleming / February 27, 2020
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Every day, people walk into sales interviews holding their fate in their hands. What they do and say over the subsequent hour or so can land them their dream job, or take them out of contention for the role. There are people standing at this crossroads right now, as you read this.    The next…

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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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More Great Sales and Marketing Data from Our 2020 Compensation Guide!

By Nick O'Brien / February 24, 2020
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The next preview of our 2020 Compensation Guide is here! Today we’re zeroing in on two data points from the guide, and sharing our analysis of them. What do these data points say about sales and marketing salaries today, as well as broader business trends?    Keep reading to get our insight. And download the…

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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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Would You Pass a Job Interview With Jeff Bezos?

By Nick O'Brien / February 19, 2020
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As the CEO of Amazon – the pioneering e-commerce platform of the world – Jeff Bezos is one of the most demanding employers out there. After all, he founded Amazon as an online bookstore from his garage after quitting his job at Wall Street in 1995. He once famously had his own VP call customer…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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:…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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