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Why hiring managers dislike seeing “Created X$’s in ‘pipeline'” within a resume

Xtra Effort suggests sales candidates DO NOT have “created X dollars in ‘pipeline’ for FY 2012” within a resume. The reason is that hiring managers construe it to be an excuse for insufficient actual sales $. Furthermore, it is difficult...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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See new 90 second presentation: “Who is Xtra Effort?”

See new updated 90 second presentation on Xtra Effort’s unique value, market focus, and service offerings as a contingency based recruiting firm for Sales, Sales Engineering, and Professional Service for VC backed enterprise technology companies: Who is Xtra Effort?See: http://tiny.cc/clgt8w
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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...
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Are athletes the best candidates and employees?

energy and passion are consumed by their current sport and work becomes a necessary evil. Xtra Effort would suggest employers consider a candidate's athletic interest to be positive, but to focus on finding candidates with core attributes: team work, passion,...
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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

Xtra Effort's Candidate Referral $500 Amazon Gift Card will hopefully represent some fun purchases at the Powers' home during the holiday season.
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Thank you Joe Iannelli for referring RJ Ciardi, sales candidate, to Xtra Effort! Enjoy your $500 Amazon Candidate Referral gift certificate

Thank you Joe Iannelli for referring RJ Ciardi - enterprise software sales candidate - to Xtra Effort! Enjoy your $500 Amazon Candidate Referral gift certificate.
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