CSO Magazine article about five fixes to enterprise security heavily supports Xtra Effort client value proposition

I am no security expert, but this article makes a lot of sense, particularly about enterprises needing to improve security incident response (“Fix #3″) and shifting to data-based decision making (“fix #5″).  It also seems to align with Xtra Effort’s new client, a VC backed enterprise security technology company dedicated to real time attack prevention.  They … Continue Reading

Scott Van Slyck receives $500 Amazon.com Xtra Effort Gift Card for referring key sales executive

Xtra Effort’s client is a leader in Business Process Outsourcing within the niche of Property and Casualty Insurance administrative cycles, from policy and claims to analytics.They needed a sales/solution specialist who could immediately understand client needs and add value.This type of niche find would be difficult without assistance from somebody within the industry.Scott Van Slyck introduced the perfect candidate … Continue Reading

Anyone capable of creating charts of this March’s Xtra Effort Enterprise Technology Client Sales, Sales Engineering, and PS Hiring Requirements?

Xtra Effort March Enterprise Technology Client Sales_Sales Engineering_and PS Hiring Requirements provides safe access to an Excel spreadsheet that summarizes Xtra Effort’s current enterprise technology client Sales, Sales Engineering, and Professional Services Recruiting requirements – nationally. It includes 47 job requirements across 29 unique clients. The Columns: -Category of need, i.e., Sales versus Sales Engineering versus … Continue Reading

A quick update on hiring activity among high growth enterprise technology companies for the first six weeks of 2014

A quick update on hiring activity among high growth enterprise technology companies for the first six weeks of 2014. 

Observations/recommendations: 

More hiring activity now than the end of Q4 2013 Candidates are being contacted more frequently, and by more recruiters and hiring managers … … but yet there are more candidates recently released from their companies … Continue Reading

Michael deSousa receives Xtra Effort $500 Amazon.com candidate referral gift certificate

Xtra Effort’s client is an established and successful provider of data center and network infrastructure solutions, including software, services, and hardware.They needed to hire a New Jersey based sales person with a proven history of prospecting and developing new clients within the local IT infrastructure segment.Michael deSousa referred Xtra Effort to his acquaintance who has proven to be … Continue Reading

Xtra Effort January 2014 client hiring requirement (Sales, PS, & SE’s) detail: compensation, location, travel, & solution offering

The following link illustrates Xtra Effort’s current client hiring requirements.

As a frame of reference, Xtra Effort clients are high growth, small to medium sized, enterprise technology centric companies that engage us on a contingency basis to hire personnel throughout the USA. Roles include Sales, Sales Engineering, and Professional Services.

 This spreadsheet includes each role’s:

 

Compensation Location Job titles … Continue Reading

Xtra Effort client hiring requirement detail for the period of July through November 2013 for Enterprise Sales, Sales Engineering, and Professional Service roles

The following is a link to Xtra Effort client hiring requirement detail for the period of July through November 2013. The link includes detail on each role’s:

 

CompensationLocationJob titlesTravel requirementsTechnology/service offerings

 

(Please request an emailed version of the spreadsheet if you have difficulty with the link)

 

 

As a frame of reference, Xtra Effort clients are high growth, small to medium sized, enterprise … Continue Reading

Are athletes the best candidates and employees?

This Forbes Magazine about the favorable attributes of athletes as candidates was shared by a fellow cyclist/runner. We can’t deny an athlete’s desirable characteristics, including being goal oriented, tenacious, and team oriented. However, I would suspect there many other professionals with similar descriptions who make excellent candidates.    The head of a university’s student council may also demonstrate  goal … Continue Reading