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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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A Day in the Life of a Technical SE

By The Betts Team / August 30, 2018
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Technical sales engineers are a part of the general sales department, responsible for assisting with the sale and support of complex technological products. Because these individuals are both client-facing and internally-based, not only must they be super tech-savvy, but they must also be able to present their product in a way that makes sense to…

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How to Sell Technical Products in 5 Steps

By The Betts Team / August 22, 2018
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One of the biggest challenges in a technical sales position people face today is mastering how to sell technical products in an ever-complicated landscape. Whether you’re trying to sell a high-tech product to a low-tech prospect or you’re simply trying to cut through all the noise and get your product some real attention with that…

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5 Steps for Breaking into the Tech Industry

By The Betts Team / April 24, 2018
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The technology sector is among the fastest growing in terms of job opportunities. Just scroll through the various job boards online and you’ll see dozens of tech-related openings. For non-techies, this can be frustrating. The good news is, many of those roles aren’t as inaccessible as you might think. In fact, more and more organizations…

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Pros of Working in Startup Tech Sales

By HazelKoch / May 30, 2017
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Working in startup tech sales has great advantages for early stage job seekers. If you’re considering applying to a startup tech company’s sales team, we’ve outlined four of the major pros of working in the startup community and tech industry. For opportunities in startup tech sales available now, connect with a recruiter today! IMMEDIATE RESPONSIBILITY When…

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Break into the Tech Scene with an Admin or Finance job!

Break into the Tech Scene with an Admin or Finance job!

By laurenskuchas / May 17, 2017
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Working for a tech company can be a dream come true. Tech start-ups are known for their rapid growth, excellent benefits and groundbreaking products. If you have a background in administration or finance, there are definitely opportunities for you in tech companies! Beyond the engineering and design team’s work on the product, tech companies –…

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5 Questions to Ask When Interviewing for a Sales Job at a Tech Startup

5 Questions to Ask When Interviewing for a Tech Startup Sales Job

By Katherine Nestor / October 17, 2016
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If you’re planning to interview for a sales position at a tech startup, you should come prepared with knowledgeable questions to ask the hiring manager. We’ve outlined five great questions to help you determine if the position is the right fit for you. How is your product changing the industry? First and foremost, come to…

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7 Tech Resources You Must Check Before Interviews

By Lyman / October 12, 2016
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What do you really need to research about companies before interviews? Understanding their competitive landscape, recent news and funding levels are all important pieces of information to convey with hiring managers.  I always recommend the following tech resources to job seekers before interviews. Check out these seven websites to stay on top of the technology industry:   1) Best Website…

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INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES TO SHORTEN THE JOB SEARCH

Interview Techniques to Shorten the Job Search

By Nicole Aguilar / October 6, 2016
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When you’re interviewing for a new job, timing can be stressful. Even if you have plenty of time, a prolonged hiring process can keep you from jumpstarting your career. To streamline your job search, follow these 7 easy interview tips! Keep your resume up-to-date If you are looking to make a quick career move, keep…

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TIPS FOR LANDING A TECH SALES JOB

Tips for Landing a Tech Sales Job

By Tara Brinkman / September 29, 2016
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The tech sales industry is on the rise. Landing a tech sales job can seem daunting, but with so many startups and innovative companies looking to create a sales team with top talent you just need to learn how to stand out. Even if you’re not at the level to dive directly into tech sales,…

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THE 3 MOST COMMON TECH SALES INTERVIEW QUESTIONS(AND HOW TO ANSWER THEM)

The 3 Most Common Tech Sales Interview Questions (And How to Answer Them)

September 8, 2016

When it comes to tech sales interview questions, most hiring managers move away from discussing your resume in general, and instead try to asked pointed questions to identify sales experience. Even though the questions may seem obvious, there are many different ways to answer them. Below are three of the most common tech sales interview…

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Employer Branding Tech Companies

10 Reasons Tech Companies Need Employer Branding for Growth

September 7, 2016

If you’re running a tech startup, chances are you already know that now is a hard time to be hiring. We’re in the midst of a talent shortage, and tech is one of the hardest places to be. If you want to keep positions filled, especially in sales and marketing, it’s a good time to…

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The 4 Hottest Tech Sales and Marketing Jobs

The 4 Hottest Tech Sales and Marketing Jobs

August 22, 2016

At Betts Recruiting, we are constantly looking for top talent to fill marketing and tech sales positions at some of the world’s most innovative companies. Below are the 4 hottest tech sales and marketing jobs that we are always looking to find the right fit for. High quality candidates are always in demand for these positions.…

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WHAT EXACTLY IS A TECH SALES ENGINEER-

What Exactly is a Tech Sales Engineer?

August 11, 2016

The Tech Sales Engineer position isn’t necessarily a new development in the tech industry, however, the recent drastic increase in demand is placing a much needed spotlight on them. Where is the value though?   A Tech Sales Engineer is a moderately to extremely technical customer facing sales position tasked with delivering one unified vision…

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Event Recap: Breaking into Tech Sales 101 with Betts Recruiting

June 16, 2016

Last night, Betts Recruiting hosted an expert panel event featuring tech sales representatives from EverString, GitHub, Tintri, Periscope Data, and Samsara. The event focused on how people from all backgrounds can break into the tech scene. If you missed the event you can check out our Facebook Live video here or read the following synopsis.…

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BUSINESS CASUAL - TECH STARTUP EDITION

Business Casual – Tech Startup Edition

May 9, 2016

The phrase “business casual” is an elusive depiction of the ideal interviewee. Yet when it comes down to picking something out of your closet the day of, business casual doesn’t translate into one specific outfit. Men and women are both struggling to adapt to the evolved nature of what polished means in the startup tech space.…

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TAKEAWAYS FROM BREAKING INTO TECH SALES PANEL DISCUSSION WITH MULESOFT

Takeaways from Breaking Into Tech Sales Panel Discussion with MuleSoft

May 4, 2016

Yesterday, Betts Recruiting and MuleSoft participated in a panel discussing the tech scene and how job seekers can break into the sales industry. Moderated by Carolyn Betts Fleming, the panel discussed an overview of sales abbreviations to a detailed description of the sales process. Each panelist shared their journey into sales, where they see the…

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