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How to Find Top Talent in a Crowded Market

How to Find Top Talent in a Crowded Market

By Nick O'Brien / June 16, 2020
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With qualified sales and marketing professionals flooding the job market, finding the right person for your open position can be like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Traditional hiring platforms are not up to the task of managing sales and marketing recruitment. They take over a month to get results, and because they’re…

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Webinar Recap: Rethinking Your Business Strategy with Talent Optimization

By Nick O'Brien / May 21, 2020
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This week, Betts founder Carolyn Betts Fleming joined a panel, hosted by Lever and composed of four other experts in the talent acquisition and HR space for a one-hour conversation. The topic: Why talent optimization is a crucial component of any business strategy in the tech space today, and what companies are doing to meet…

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Best Practices for Recruiting with Betts Connect

By Nick O'Brien / May 18, 2020
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Betts Connect isn’t just any hiring software. It’s tailor-made for revenue teams looking to bring on new sales and marketing talent and close more deals. With more and more companies enhancing their recruitment process with Betts Connect, it’s a good time to offer some tips for getting the most out of the platform.   Betts…

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Betts Connect FAQs for Hiring Managers

By Nick O'Brien / May 13, 2020
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By the end of last year, a number of our partners had started using Betts Connect, our online platform connecting companies with talented professionals on the market for a new role. Since then, leaders at other companies have taken note. As word spreads of this new way of new way of sourcing top talent and…

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On the Podcast Circuit: Carolyn Stops By Hiring University!

By Nick O'Brien / May 12, 2020
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Last week, Betts founder Carolyn Betts Fleming continued her run on the podcast circuit by dropping by Hiring University!, a podcast hosted by our friends at Ursus. Carolyn and Hiring University host Jon Beck had a great chat about what the business world, particularly as it relates to hiring, can do to thrive in the…

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On the Podcast Circuit: How to Get Hired in a Pandemic

By Carolyn Betts Fleming / April 29, 2020
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If there’s anyone who knows how to connect with insightful people and find great stories from the business world, it’s Ian Lenhart. That’s why I was so honored to appear on his podcast LenJones Party of 2 earlier this month to talk about getting hired during a pandemic. We had a great chat about the…

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

By Nick O'Brien / April 16, 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 more…

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5 Interview Prep Tips for Hiring Great Talent

By Nick O'Brien / February 10, 2020
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So you’re growing your team. Congratulations! Soon, it will be time to vet candidates in an interview process that will determine the best person for the role. Interviews are vitally important, but by their nature, they’re time-consuming and can also be frustrating – especially when the process drags on. These 5 interview prep tips can…

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Successfully Onboarding Sales Executives in 90 Days

Successfully Onboarding Sales Executives in 90 Days

April 7, 2015

Onboarding new sales personnel is a crucial part of establishing and maintaining an effective and productive team. Unfortunately, many companies fail to establish an efficient ramping process, leaving new hires to sink or swim. This doesn’t just set new sales personnel up for failure; it negatively impacts a company as a whole, resulting in wasted…

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The Financial Case for Hiring a Recruiting Firm

April 2, 2015

As seen on recruitingdaily.com. Companies hire recruiters for any number of reasons, such as lack of internal bandwidth, access to the recruiting firm’s database of qualified candidates, the recruiting firm’s ability to find a very specific skill set, etc. Those are all excellent reasons, but as Betts Recruiting’s CFO, I’m going to focus this discussion…

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How to hire top sales professionals

How to hire top sales professionals

March 30, 2015

Here at Betts Recruiting, Account Managers are the internal champions of our clients. They exist to help you (the client) get your top choice professional, and they know how to get the job done. They also know a thing or two about what Hiring Managers can do to help the process move even faster. Our…

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5 Reasons Why I Joined Betts (and Why You Should, too!)

5 Reasons Why I Joined Betts (and Why You Should, too!)

March 24, 2015

Being in direct sales wasn’t the right job for me. I knew I was “salesy” and had the gregarious personality to quickly be comfortable in new settings, and shamelessly strike up a conversation with anyone in any situation. In a B2B sales setting, when I would (finally) get the CMO of a company on the…

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Best Hiring Practices for Growth-Stage Startups

February 23, 2015

As a startup leader, saying you have a lot to manage could be the understatement of the century. With so many things top of mind, it can be easy to forget about the basic building blocks and best hiring practices essential to constructing a successful startup. It’s also easy to overlook hiring during the growth…

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

November 5, 2013

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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Cliche S*** A Recruiter Says Every Day

May 8, 2012

Cliche S*** A Recruiter Says If you’ve worked with a recruiter before (or are one like us), you probably know the s*** recruiters say.  Every now and then, it’s fun to poke at the cliches heard around the office. Whether it’s the introduction phone call or the need to “move things along,” all recruiters have fallen…

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How to Overcome the Number One Recruiting Challenge

How to Overcome the Number One Recruiting Challenge

September 15, 2011

The most challenging part of recruiting is finding the best talent. You must continually build your pipeline of candidates if you’re in recruiting.  Try not to spread yourself too thin.  Pick a few areas that you enjoy to recruit for.  For example:  Account Executives, Sales Managers, or Product Marketing.  You’ll start to notice a trend…

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What's All the Hiring Buzz About?

What’s all the Hiring Buzz About?

August 4, 2011

The Bay Area Hiring Buzz The buzz about hiring in the Bay Area is crazy!  More and more people in my network have been sending me articles like this one about I Love Rewards on SF Gate.  Their cocktail parties and creative employee referral program (currently a luxury trip to Vegas) are great ways to increase…

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