Gatekeepers decide whether or not to put you through to a decision maker, and it can take as little as the wrong tone of voice for them to decide to block you from having that potentially lucrative conversation.
In the digital age, communication has become faster and more accessible than ever – and often takes forms we don’t always perceive. We send emoji and build stories of our lives out of pictures. We miss whatever Vine was trying to communicate to us. In all these varied forms of communication, we find ourselves more […]
As a woman in the workforce, often the biggest obstacle you run into is yourself. Try to get out of your own way by allowing yourself to explore new and unknown areas—you never know what will be a good fit until you try.
When people sit down to write a resume, all too often they take their template and just change a few details to match the company. The correct way to approach writing a sales manager resume is to tailor each resume so that it is specified to each position you’re apply to. Here are six tips […]
In this week’s installment video Shannon Kita, Vice President of Sales, at Acquirent discusses the main attributes she looks for in a candidate during their interview. Interviewing can be a stressful process that many find to be an anxiety driven experience. While there are few out there that would find interviewing an enjoyable experience it […]
What Are Characteristics of a Successful Salesperson? When asked to picture someone who works in sales, most people will probably think of a talkative extrovert. In reality, salespeople come in all different shapes and sizes—and personality types. In this video, Acquirent CEO Joe Flanagan sits down with HR Director Ryan Winthrop to chat about the […]
How Sales Candidates Can Stand Out in an Interview It’s a tough job market! Ever find yourself sending out dozens of job applications per day, only hearing back from them months later to let you know they’ve moved on with another candidate? It can be rough facing constant rejection, especially when you know that you […]
What it means to have a success mindset In today’s world, having a success mindset is important. It allows you flexibility to see the different possibilities and steps needed to get the job done. Whether it’s in sports, business, academia, or entertainment; Individuals with a success mindset always seem to figure out how to make […]
Women in Leadership Last year, Acquirent had the privilege of welcoming Mary Dillon, CEO of Ulta Beauty and Evanston native, to one of our morning meetings. She also held a meeting with the women of Acquirent, where she shared insights into her career path and the lessons that she learned along the way. Mary Dillon […]
An effective sales team is not easy to build. It is made up of an array of professionals who have very specific skillsets that cover the range of duties essential to the success of the team. Outsourcing your sales team saves your organization the responsibility of recruiting, hiring, training, developing, and managing an internal team.