Jeff called yesterday and confirmed that he landed a job he wanted with XXXX one of the world’s largest web hosting providers. Jeff has worked with two other companies in this space, so he is familiar and comfortable with what they do. His new title is VP of Sales. He is charged with building out the sales division and assisting with integration of acquisitions.
Jeff starts with a $115,000 base salary, $75,000 bonus paid out monthly, and 10% additional bonus potential based on the company’s EBIDTA/metrics. He will have three weeks of vacation plus generous stock options.
Jeff is elated. His new CEO personally called all eight of his reference and asked probing questions like “how can we best work with Jeff?” The CEO commented to one reference that they are very excited about having Jeff on board.
Jeff came to SC&C with a great deal of knowledge of how to go about finding a job. He has told us that he derived found a legion of value in the coaching provided, as it was more consultative and tailored to his individual needs. He said he would advise everyone to “avoid recruiters and HR “at all costs” as they look for the resume to align with the job description and do not educate the people above them on the value of candidates.”