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The Pandemic Job Market

Emerging from The Pandemic–The Ultimate Guide for Sales Job Seekers The tech job market started with a boom in 2021 for sales professionals. Interviews in mass have been happening across the nation. As some companies come out of COVID limbo, they are preparing to grow revenues. Other organizations anticipate a

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When is it Time to Leave Your Sales Job?

One of my old bosses gave me an offer on a Friday, and after hearing the details, I said, “I’ll think about it and get back to you on Monday.” 

Then he went wild.

He was a high-level executive and not used to being delayed. “Sonja, leaders decide.”

I gave that some thought. It’s true, leaders do have to make decisions, some of them more difficult than others. 
So how is it that you make difficult decisions?

What’s the best way to pick the job that’s right for you?

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Making Sense of Staffing Agencies

Will Staffing Agencies Help Me Find a New Job?

Looking for a new job can be overwhelming. Not all resources will be a good fit for most job seekers. Learn the differences between staffing agencies, outplacement firms, recruiting firms, search firms, and headhunters.

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Hi, I’m Sonja Hastings, Executive Software Sales Recruiter with Optimal Sales Search.

I’ve been recruiting sales talent for 15 years and this is my blog where I share sales recruiting insights, news, and more.

Learn more about me here.

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Since 2004 Optimal Sales Search has been helping innovative companies across the nation accelerate growth by hiring high-performance sales and sales leadership.