Below is Computerworld‘s topics for the week. Wow, things have changed. It used to be all about data storage, ERP, Client Server” (I know, way back), SOA, Oracle databases, SAP, Web Services, etc… Who would have thought the focus would be comparisons of phones with a little focus on challenges with the Windows OS? Does … Continue Reading
Below is a recap of Xtra Effort client hiring activity for Q1 2013.
The data may help you with your own planning, or at least provide a comparison.
As a frame of reference, Xtra Effort clients are small to medium sized enterprise scale technology companies (products and services) that hire Sales, Sales Engineers, and Professional Services personnel throughout the USA.
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Xtra Effort’s client is provides marketing database building, cleansing, and other services to help businesses improve their marketing effectiveness and ROI.
They asked Xtra Effort to help them identify and hire an accomplished upper Midwest sales executive with deep success selling marketing solution solutions to business-to-consumer companies.
Ken Michalak obviously knew exactly what we were trying to articulate … Continue Reading
Julie Crafton receives $500 Amazon.com XtraEffort electronic gift certificate for referring a Sales professional
Thank you Julie for referring a top Sales professional. Xtra Effort’s client is a $300m+ high growth technology solutions firm. They are organized by industry, including healthcare, telcom, media, insurance, retail, and financial services. Their solution offerings include Big Data/BI, Web Content Management, Cloud/Mobile Development, Quality Assurance, and Software Development.
Their Healthcare practice needed a seasoned sales … Continue Reading
current Xtra Effort client hiring data: enterprise technology sales, sales engineering, and implementation roles; Xtra Effort is hiring a recruiter
Xtra Effort assumes many of you are immersed in reaching your personal sales objectives or implementing sold solutions. Others may be three quarters heads-down and one quarter looking what is on the 2013 horizon.
Regardless of your current circumstance, you may find this LINK to be informative. It is a spreadsheet with Xtra Effort’s current client hiring requirements, including:
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Xtra Effort’s recent enterprise software client hiring requirement data: locations, compensation, technology, etc.
This link provides access to Xtra Effort’s client hiring requirements for the past five months. It includes roles, compensation, locations, quotas, travel requirements, deal size, and technology/service offerings. You may find it to be helpful for your 2013 planning.
The report verifies that Big Data is hot. Some of our clients truly qualify as Big Data companies, but … Continue Reading
During this morning’s cereal and coffee I was reading the Boston Globe magazine and was disappointed that it was not the typical format, including Tales of the City, Dinner with Cupid, houses with porches by the water (or some other strange attribute), and reader comments from the most liberal and right wing zealots.
Instead, this week’s … Continue Reading
Xtra Effort’s client required an experienced executive client account manager with a background in risk management, property and casualty insurance, business process, and client management/growth.
Chuck Saulino was thoughtful enough to recommend the perfect candidate.
Our client hired Chuck’s recommendation, and this morning he was issued a $500 Amazon.com electronic gift certificate from Xtra Effort. Just in time … Continue Reading
Xtra Effort Solutions issues Joey Moawad a $500 Amazon.com Electronic Gift Card for referring a Technical Consultant
Today, Xtra Effort Solutions issues Joey Moawad a $500 Amazon.com Electronic Gift Card for referring a Technical Consultant.
Xtra Effort’s client provides enterprise field service management and mobile communications software. They required a consultant (“permanent”, full time, salaried hire) with hands on .net skills and customer-facing experience to define client requirements, configure, implement, training, manage expectations, etc.
Joey came through … Continue Reading
Michael Skok is a general partner at Northbridge Ventures. He spoke at the 2012 Future of Cloud Computing conference and provided us with survey results. I retained four key messages:
1) Mobility is the biggest driver of cloud computing
2) 84% of new software development is creating SaaS applications
3) 75% of applications will be built in the cloud and … Continue Reading