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

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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:

 

Compensation Location Job titles Travel requirements Technology/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

Thank you Greg Powers for referring a sales leader ace with Property & Casualty technology industry experience; the perfect season for the Xtra Effort $500 Amazon.com gift card

Rosemarie Amodeo of Xtra Effort has known Greg for a long time.  There is a lot of trust. Greg knows that Rosemarie is representing a quality Xtra Effort client when she asks for a candidate referral, and Rosemarie knows that Greg’s recommendation is gold. The outcome was Xtra Effort helping a P&C business process outsource … Continue Reading

Year-to-date Xtra Effort client hiring requirement detail for enterprise Sales, Sales Engineering, and Professional Service roles

Below is a link with access to year-to-date Xtra Effort client hiring requirement detail for enterprise Sales, Sales Engineering, and Professional Service roles.

 The link includes details on each client hiring requirement’s:  

Location Job titles Travel requirements Technology/service offerings Compensation

 The data may help you with your own planning, or at least provide a comparison.

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