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5 Musts for the Perfect Post-Interview Thank-You Note

By The Betts Team / May 4, 2020
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What are the 5 keys to writing the perfect post-interview thank you message? Read on and learn how to make a positive final impression.

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Must Have Skills for Your Resume

Must-Have Skills for Resume Builders

By The Betts Team / April 24, 2020
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Resumes are getting shorter while at the same time trying to convey more. The skills section of a resume is a prime example of this. While there are some essential skills for resume builders to include, you don’t have the space to rattle off anything and everything. Make sure your skill set list isn’t duplicitous,…

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Best Resume Format for Landing Your Dream Sales Position

By The Betts Team / December 17, 2019
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Writing a resume can be a daunting task. Boiling down your professional experience into one page is challenging. So is representing all the different skills you’ve learned from just one position. At Betts Recruiting, we work with a lot of talented professionals looking for sales positions on how to best present themselves in their search.…

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Our Top Resume Tips to Help You Land Your Dream Job in 2020

By The Betts Team / November 13, 2019
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The new year isn’t so far away. And as you work on your “new year, new me” social media posts, know that every year also brings a new job market. What kind of resume do you need to land your dream job in 2020? For starters – and as always – a great resume is…

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Q4 2019 Has Arrived. Here’s How to Make It a Great One.

By The Betts Team / October 11, 2019
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As we stand at the beginning of the last quarter of the year, one big thought comes to mind: 2019 is almost over already? They say time flies when you’re having fun, so if you, like us, feel that the year has flown by, hopefully it means you’ve had a fulfilling and successful 2019. If…

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Is the Cover Letter Finished, or Just Evolving?

By The Betts Team / September 17, 2019
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Along with mayonnaise, department store shopping, and phone calls, there are claims that modern life has also killed job application cover letters. As specialist recruiters for sales and marketing professionals, we’re not so sure. According to surveys across the employment spectrum, 74 percent of recruiters say cover letters aren’t important and 46 percent of job…

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5 Hints for Perfecting Your Job Interview Body Language

By The Betts Team / July 30, 2019
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Hiring? Then you may have noticed something—attracting and hiring the right talent for your open roles may be more challenging than it was a few years ago. If this sounds familiar then don’t panic, you aren’t alone.

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3 Ways Your Personal Brand Can Power Your Job Search

By The Betts Team / July 23, 2019
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Angling for a career move? Then the perfect place to position yourself for your next job is online. And these days, marketing and sales professionals are expected to have an online presence that they can bring into their new roles, network included.    But it’s more than just being online. A captivating personal brand can…

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5 Signs Your Job is in Danger and What to Do About It

By The Betts Team / June 27, 2019
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Worried about your job security? Here’s how to read the signs in case an unplanned career change is right around the corner, and what to do about it.

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Changing Career Paths: Where to Begin?

By The Betts Team / March 15, 2019
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Making the leap into a new career can be exhilarating. It can also be intimidating and overwhelming – especially if you’ve been in your current role for some time or you are thinking about making a major change to something you’ve never done before. Whether you are entering a new industry, looking to develop new…

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Improve Your Resume To Land Your Dream Job

Improve Your Resume To Land Your Dream Job

March 24, 2015

Are you looking to land a higher paying job, or even trying to land your dream job? In most cases, your first impression to your future employer comes from your resume. Based on your application, many employers make the decision whether or not they will talk to you or schedule an interview. They’re also looking…

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The Resume: Still Relevant?

December 26, 2013

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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Crafting Your Resume: Tips from Our Recruiters

Crafting Your Resume: Tips from Our Recruiters

October 25, 2013

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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Polishing Your Stellar Sales Resume

Polishing Your Stellar Sales Resume

April 17, 2013

Betts Recruiter Aynslie Accomando’s advice on creating a stellar sales resume: Dusting off the old resume and giving it a good, thorough revision is hardly the most exciting thing about applying for a new job. Most sales people are extroverts and feel more comfortable making a pitch in person. But while the resume may be…

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Making Your Resume a Sales Resume

Making Your Resume a Sales Resume

March 30, 2012

So You Want a Job in Sales, Huh? One of the most important pieces of advice you, as a job seeker, can receive about your resume is to format it according to the position for which you are applying. If you are looking for a role in management, you should tailor your resume to list…

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The Death of the Resume

February 8, 2012

Folks who are successful in their current roles (read: busy) do not have the time to spend hours updating their resume.  And why would they?  Assuming they are worth hiring, their company history and tenure speak for themselves.  They aren’t in dire need of a new job, and they’re busy doing whatever they do well. …

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