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Are You Making These Sales Hiring Mistakes?

You’ve heard the statistics: about 90% of startups end in failure. Some of them go up in flames in spectacular fashion, but for the majority [...]
By Sara Saddington | April 2nd, 2019

Salary Insights: Senior VP of Sales

We were recently engaged to conduct a search for a Senior VP of Sales for our client, an enterprise SaaS solution for customer support. They [...]
By Martyn Bassett Associates | February 21st, 2019

The Blueprint for Hiring Sales Development Representatives

One of the key roles when you scale out a software as a service (SaaS) company for success are Sales Development Representatives (SDR), [...]
By Martyn Bassett Associates | November 17th, 2017

It’s All About the Chase for the Best Talent

There was an article in ERE Media that spoke about why 90% of early-stage startups die. Everyone seems to touch on the big three reasons of [...]
By Martyn Bassett Associates | October 4th, 2016

4 Things We Can All Learn From Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship, much like any other endeavour in life shows you that the journey is the destination. Far too often our sights are set so [...]
By Martyn Bassett Associates | August 5th, 2016

What to do if you hate your new job

You’ve just had a bad day at work – okay, a very bad day, and you’re already thinking your new job is a big mistake. You’ve seen some red [...]
By Martyn Bassett Associates | July 27th, 2016

Kick your career into high-gear with these top 3 tips

Whether you’re actively on the hunt for a new opportunity, or you’re planning to take the next step in a year or two, one of the biggest [...]
By Martyn Bassett Associates | June 18th, 2016

Why sales skills aren’t in the school curriculum (and why they should be)

In the post-secondary world, the spotlight is on teaching practical skills. Communications students are taught how to write a media release, [...]
By Martyn Bassett Associates | May 16th, 2016

3 Proactive Tips to Reduce Employee Turnover

Employee turnover doesn’t just hit your bottom line. It has a damaging effect on your company culture as well as your overall brand [...]
By Martyn Bassett Associates | April 4th, 2016

5 Warning Signs it’s Time to Work with a Professional Recruiter

Unless you’re like Amazon, and have hundreds of dedicated internal professional recruiters who are solely focused on evaluating candidates [...]
By Martyn Bassett Associates | March 21st, 2016