Talent

How to Toot Your Own Horn in an Interview

March 18, 2019

An interview is the perfect opportunity to showcase all the awesome things that you bring to the table. After all, you want to stand out from the competition, right? There’s a fine line, however, between highlighting your achievements and sounding like a braggart. The good news is, there are ways for you to effectively sell…

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Changing Career Paths: Where to Begin?

March 15, 2019

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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Creating a Compensation Plan for SDRs

March 14, 2019

Over the past 9 years we’ve seen comp plans evolve dramatically from an all commission model to the 50/50 split with base paying increasing over 30% in a short timeframe.   The best comp plans that we’ve seen focus on creating factors that maximize the incentivisation for the employee while ensuring that the business can…

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5 Critical Questions to Ask When Considering a Counteroffer

March 14, 2019

Congratulations! You’ve just landed yourself a new job offer. Your resignation letter is typed up, signed and ready to go. But just as you go to hand it in, your boss throws you a curveball. Getting a counteroffer from a current employer can really muddy the waters and make for a much more challenging situation.…

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Team-Building to Keep Your Employee Retention High

March 8, 2019

Written by Jordan Choo   If you own a business, you know how essential it is to keep your employees around. Having to continually hire new staff members due to others leaving ends up costing you time and money.   A new employee takes time to train before you can trust them to be on…

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It’s a No From The CEO. Why?

December 11, 2018

Written by Carolyn Betts Fleming   You’ve made it to the last stage of your interview and have a final call with the CEO. A surprising number of people believe this is simply a closing checkbox and the job is in the bag, however the process is far from done.   As a CEO who…

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How to Help Your Sales Engineers Be Successful

December 6, 2018

On a successful sales team, the sales engineer should be fully integrated. This helps them to identify and understand the customer’s pain points and goals. Once the sales team determines the problem, they focus their efforts on building a relationship of trust with the customer. The sales engineer contributes to achieving this goal by bringing…

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Why did the Turkey break up with his girlfriend?

November 20, 2018

Q: Why did the Turkey break up with his girlfriend?   A: Because he couldn’t get to first baste!   Jokes aside, it’s scary and sometimes hard to make moves, especially around this time of year when family, friends, and food tend to take priority. Start small, maybe a Turkey Trot. It’s a sprint to…

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Recruiter Spotlight: Lauren Crane

October 10, 2018

How long have you been with Betts?   I’ll have been at Betts 3 years in December!   What’s your Betts story?   I started as a candidate with a Betts Recruiter. After a few different external interview processes, she told me that Betts was hiring. I started as an Recruiting Coordinator, then moved to…

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A Day in the Life of a Technical SE

August 30, 2018

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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