Ken Michalak receives $500 Xtra Effort referral fee

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 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:

1) … Continue Reading

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

Chuck Saulino issued Xtra Effort $500.00 electronic gift certificate

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 electronic gift certificate from Xtra Effort. Just in time … Continue Reading

Xtra Effort Solutions issues Joey Moawad a $500 Electronic Gift Card for referring a Technical Consultant

Today, Xtra Effort Solutions issues Joey Moawad a $500 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

What I learned from Michael Skok at the The 2012 Future of Cloud Computing;

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

Computerworld Article: “Start-up IT companies are worth the risk”

Startup IT vendors are worth the risk

IT leaders must acknowledge and manage the risks of working with startup tech vendors — and set reasonable expectations. By Johanna Ambrosio October 22, 2012 06:00 AM ET Add a comment

Computerworld – Information technology professionals say companies can gain a competitive advantage by buying products and services from startup tech vendors, but … Continue Reading