Monday, October 26, 2015
All over the world, including the United States, more companies are looking for tech workers. Job seekers, however, are opting for openings in a few key hubs. If a recent study among job seekers hold true, most of them are more likely to look for jobs in San Francisco, among many others. Growing Preference for Jobs in San Francisco San Francisco is among the four most popular tech destinations, including San Jose, Seattle, and Austin. A recent study also uncovered that job seekers are 3.6 times more likely to look for jobs in these four key hubs, and their preference for these cities has been seen to grow during the past few years (back in 2013, job seekers were merely 3.3 times more likely to search for tech jobs in these four cities).
Saturday, October 24, 2015
As a San Francisco business owner, you’re focused on profit. The main way to earn money is to sell your services or products. It isn’t easy, though; it takes a lot of planning and dedication to get your sales to meet the numbers that you want. This is because your monthly sales only reflect 1/12th of your yearly sales, which means that if you don’t hit your numbers in the first quarter, they can domino into the following months. Planning your sales only in January means the actual effects will happen in the middle of the year. To get great results, you’ll need to start preparing for next year now and one of the essential things steps in that is creating a skilled sales team.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Openings for various tech jobs in San Francisco and elsewhere dot both the virtual and real-life employment marketplaces. Among these jobs, perhaps one of the most in-demand is software development, especially at a time when average Silicon Valley bigwigs try to get some of the best developers on board whenever possible. The problem is, not a lot of recruiters actually know what to look for in a potential software engineer hire. Fortunately, there are qualities that separate good programmers from great ones, and a few of them are described below.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
When companies are in need of filling up their vacant sales rep slots, they resort to matching candidates up with specific qualities and competencies they deem required for the job description. Sadly, not a lot of companies are in tune with what they really should look for, according to Hubspot.com contributor Kristi Hines. Traditional sales jobs in San Francisco and other cities require a special breed of people, and if good sales reps have proved scarce for you, then your criteria for hiring probably needs an update.