Communications

12 months of technology companies’ Sales and Sales Engineering compensation data

The data is comprised of Xtra Effort’s last 28 client hires and includes location, candidate tenure, client technology/service, and employer size. Xtra Effort recent clients are small to medium sized, technology focused, companies from the USA, Europe, and Israel.

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE DATA. IT IS ON A SPREADSHEET and includes base salaries only. However, as a general rule, the On Target … Continue Reading

Hey candidates, want to know how to create an effective thank you note?

Your thank you note should lead with you thanking the hiring manager for his time, and should express WHY you are enthusiastic about the company and role.

Thereafter it should include a summary of the hiring manager’s criteria for the role and how your experience and skills align.

Lastly, it should express your enthusiasm and appreciation for … Continue Reading

Sell enterprise Artificial Intelligence SaaS: cloud delivered artificial intelligence software to improve the productivity of the good old fashion PHYSICAL world

 

Several new career opportunities from our clients have the following in common: cloud delivered artificial intelligence software to improve the productivity of the good old fashion PHYSICAL world … yup, you read it correctly: Insuring productivity and safety around manufacturing, distribution, and service operations gets Fortune 1000 CEO’s attention because big $ related to employees, … Continue Reading

Summary of Xtra Effort client hiring data including compensation, location, and hot technologies

As a recruiting firm for high growth enterprise scale technology product and service/consulting companies, Xtra Effort is frequently asked “What is HOT”?

This message should answer that question. It summarizes Xtra Effort’s current client hiring requirements, including:

Solution Offering Title/role Compensation Location Client’s Criteria for Candidate to be considered

You may find it to be helpful to stay current with popular enterprise technology … Continue Reading

Enterprise technology ‘A’ players (Sales, SE, PS, or CS) … are they helping or hurting you?

As an executive of a high growth enterprise technology or services company, you may constantly feel pressure to identify and hire the elusive ‘A’ player. The  biggest challenges with hiring the ‘A’ player: 1) Lack of agreement of what your ‘A’ player may look like.  An ‘A’ player for another employer may be improperly considered an ‘A’ player for your company … Continue Reading

ZipRecruiter, Indeed, etc. are helping recruiting firms thrive!

Xtra Effort’s Application Tracking System will occasionally post our job orders for “free” on Indeed, ZipRecruiter, etc…

We get countless resumes from these sources for enterprise software sales and sales engineering roles that make us scratch our heads.  We suspect our clients’ internal HR organizations and hiring managers must be blitzed with such-off-the mark candidates.

No wonder … Continue Reading