Rob had been in the mix for a positon at XXXX where he got in the very running late and the company told him they already had a candidate but wanted him to wait in the wings. He also had been interviewing with a major retailer but they were dragging their feet making a hiring decision. He was becoming anxious about getting a job and was ready to take most any job to get back in the working world.
He saw a posting on LinkedIn for a VP of Ops and he decided to toss in a resume for the position. But he has been “trained” to do his proper research to see who he can get closest to in the organization rather than just submitting a resume. He saw when he searched LinkedIn that the President of the company had also been an Airborne Officer in Ranger Air Assault, as had Rob, so he sent his resume to the President. He received a phone call only 20 minutes later from the President himself and after chatting about some mutual friends they knew in common the whirlwind of interviews began. He was flown to a regional office and then onto corporate headquarters for further interviews. Within two weeks he had accepted an offer.
Since then he did hear back from the other company that the first candidate had fallen out and they offered him the job but he told me they couldn’t “pry him away” from his new position with XXXX.
Salary: his last highest salary before working with SC&C was $130,000 with no bonus, a $45,000 Increase.
Stock Equity: After 6 months he will receive a 2% share of equity stock in the company and, if things go well, within 3 years he feels he may not have to work if he chooses not to do so.
Loves Job: He absolutely loves what he does and calls it his “dream job.” He says he couldn’t have scoped out a better job if he had been able to write his own ticket.
Industry Change: Rob had no experience in life sciences.