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CIO 2010 investment priorities and their impact on careers

CIO Magazine April issue polled CIO’s for their 2010 investment priorities.
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Inside sales roles are pervasive: Some thoughts as to when and why

Xtra Effort has been engaged by three different companies over the past three weeks to help them hire Inside sales people. What is unique from the past: Each company’s entire sales model is based on inside sales with no field...
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Our voice is critical

and use the phone (or, ideally, in person) as a way to convey any message involving emotion or nuances over priorities.
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Shuckin’ and jivin’ when obstacles arise

I have been reading my 2010 goals daily since January. They include reaching specific number of placements, revenue goals, recruiter productivity, social media effectiveness, company growth activity, family vacations, home improvement projects, community involvement, etc … oh … and the bicycling goals:...
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Our Pressure valve

tensions can still be high among employers and candidates because of considerable pressure to reach objectives.
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Xtra Effort’s last 11 placements: Salary, location, role, solution, & tenure

Below is a summary of Xtra Effort client hiring activity for the past four months
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Additional positive signals of economic turnaround

Xtrta Effort is experiencing increasing hiring demand among its clients, including expansion positions. The predominance of companies hiring are in the following  sectors: Data security/compliance eDiscovery Human Capital Risk Management, insurance analytics Marketing and web content solutions Geographies include CA, Northeast, Texas,...
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Brian Geery’s suggestions for 2010 Sales Planning

Brian Geery of Quota Inc. shared with me his suggestions for 2010 sales planning. They are excellent. See below. Mark _____________________________________SALES PLAN ELEMENTS Top Tier Prospect DefinitionWhat are the defining characteristics of prospects that are mostly likely to buy?What are...
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