Helmuth Naumer receives $500 Amazon.com Gift Certificate for referring ‘A’ player

Thank you Helmuth for referring an ‘A’ player to Xtra Effort.

What makes your acquaintance an ‘A’ player:

Excellent career stability Proven track record of exceeding quota Impressive ratio of base salary to W2’s Team oriented Articulate High energy Lots of integrity

Xtra Effort’s client is very pleased.

Thank you again.

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Rosemarie Amodeo is retiring from Xtra Effort

Rosemarie Amodeo is retiring from Xtra Effort after thirteen years of adding huge value to our culture, candidates, and clients.  Rosemarie will be greatly missed by Xtra Effort associates, clients, and candidates. However, she can now dedicate more time to a fulfilling personal life. She certainly earned it.  Best of success Rosemarie in your life’s next exciting … Continue Reading

Kristen Edwardsen receives $500 Amazon.com Xtra Effort Candidate Referral Gift Certificate for referring a proven channel sales person with Business Intelligence software experience

Thank you Kristen for referring a proven channel sales person with Business Intelligence software experience. Your referral really helped Xtra Effort’s client hire a candidate with the right balance of career stability, BI expertise, and channel sales and VAR expertise/relationships. 

We appreciate it! 

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The importance of a GOOD thank you note

We all know candidates need to send thank you notes after every interview.

Thank you notes reinforce your interest, differentiates you from competitive candidates, shows professionalism, gives the employer a favorable glimpse as to how you operate, and provides a vehicle to drive home why you are a fit.

Of course, you don’t HAVE TO send thank … Continue Reading

Xtra Effort client hiring data for 2015 Q1-Q3 Sales, Sales Engineering, and Professional Services personnel; and comparative average BASE salaries from 2014

Below is a link to detail of Xtra Effort 2015 actual placement data for Q1 – Q3, and comparative data from 2014.


It is an easy to read spreadsheet with each placement’s salary, location, title, and employer technology/service offering; allocated across the following categories: Field Sales, Field Sales Leadership, Inside Sales, Demand Generation, Sales Engineering, and Professional … Continue Reading

Enterprise Software, Boston & Suburbs: Inside Sales, Full Sales Cycle and Demand Generation Positions

Xtra Effort is working with several enterprise software clients whose growth requires the hiring of full sales cycle and – separately – demand generation inside sales professionals.

Each role has a different mix in responsibilities, compensation, and location. What they have in common is growth and quality leadership teams.

BELOW is a link to all the details.


Strategic … Continue Reading