$500 Amazon.com gift card to Tony Forcucci, referred an ‘A’ player from the enterprise manufacturing software sector

Xtra Effort’s client required an enterprise software sales professional who really understands the people, nomenclature, workflow, and trends within the manufacturing sector.

Tony Forcucci referred the perfect candidate, and received a $500 Amazon.com gift card. Thank you Tony!

NOTE: our continuously informing the Xtra Effort ecosystem of such an occurrence seems trite and redundant, but it’s our … Continue Reading

$500 Xtra Effort Amazon.com Candidate Referral Gift Certificate to Vin Curran

Xtra Effort expresses its gratitude to Vin Curran for continuously supporting us with several introductions to quality sales candidates with strong work ethic, integrity, and communication skills … much like himself.

One of Vin’s recent referrals had these attributes, and financial services domain expertise, a terrific fit for Xtra Effort’s client.

Thank you Vin. Enjoy the gift … Continue Reading

Ananth Arunachalam receives $500 Amazon.com e-Gift Certificate for referring a Sales professional

Thank you Ananth Arunachalam for referring a top Sales professional with Master Data Management skills to Xtra Effort.

Xtra Effort’s client required a Sales candidate with a proven enterprise sales track record, along with domain knowledge of data quality, data governance, and MDM; and a Pacific Northwest location.

Ananth suggested we contact his acquaintance. Our client hired … Continue Reading

Summary of recruiting needs across Xtra Effort clients

Xtra Effort has seen considerable investment in technology companies whose solutions are directly related to data analytics, data management, and data integration.  IOT, Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning … call it what you will, there is a LOT of investment and hiring from the data technologies sector. Some technology companies are not in the data management/analytics per se, but their new age … Continue Reading

Mike Halpin receives Xtra Effort $500 Amazon.com Gift Certificate for referring an exceptional candidate

Xtra Effort’s client required a sales professional with an understanding of the SAP ecosystem, exceptional sales skills, and an understanding of data integration and workflow; and be located in the Mid Atlantic.

(Seems super specific, huh? Well, that is Xtra Effort’s business: finding that near exact unique profile and supporting our client’s hiring managers and talent acquisition team, … Continue Reading

2019 Survey results for motivation to change employers across enterprise Sales, SE’s, & PS/CSM talent

 Xtra Effort received survey input over the holiday break from 70+ Sales, Sales Engineering, and Customer Success/PS professionals from across the USA’s major hubs. Survey participants (including inactive, passive, and active “candidates”) selected from the below motivations to consider change in 2019: Career Advancement Compensation Increase Technology Exposure Commute Territory Travel Company Culture Company Management/Leadership Style Achievable assigned objectives Compensation was the #1 motivation, representing 29% of the responses. No … Continue Reading

Xtra Effort 2019 Two Question Candidate Survey

You may recall Xtra Effort periodically sharing data with you about our clients’ hiring activity, including trends in: available careers, compensation, locations, hot technologies and their respective price points, etc. Click here for a previous example.

The majority of our clients are high growth technology product or service companies in need of Sales, Sales Engineering, Professional … Continue Reading