Testimonials and Stories of Job Search Success
Thousands of executives and professionals, clients of SET, have shared their stories of job search success with us. This sampling represents a cross-section of locations, industries and positions given for the encouragment of those in similar situations.
Stories By Position
Director Level in IT (14)
Customer Service (8)
VP Operations (18)
Sales - Other Titles (20)
VP Marketing (21)
VP Sales (29)
A Random Selection of Success Stories
Isadoro H Wins $102,000 Project Support Leader Post in Texas with IT Provider-- Sees Growth, Likes Compensation, No Relocation-- Credits Several SET Resources, Marketing Director Lucy C, Technical Support by Chris FTitle: Project Support Leader
Field/Industry: IT Provider
Compensation: $102,000 base
Reporting to the Program Support Manager, Isadoro will apply comprehensive and in depth knowledge of Project Management and administrative support concepts, practices and procedures to the most complex/sensitive or highly critical contracts, project tasks or similar stand alone groups.
He will also oversee one or more on-site projects by assembling teams and or individuals and acquiring resources as needed. He'll also serve as liaison between team members and functional area management. He's highly pleased and offered this:
"This is a Senior Project Management position, and I like the compensation, and the client facing opportunity. It's a growth company, and there is limited travel (35-45%). Also, no relocation is required.
"Lucy C was integral to my success throughout the whole process. The coaching and guidance that she provided helped keep me motivated, focused and sharp. The partnership we had helped provide me the support I needed to exceed my goals. She knew how to relate to my strengths and weaknesses and managed me and my needs extremely well.
"The job agents, resumes, database services and Chris F were all resources that I leveraged during the search process. The service was very professional and first class. All of these components played an integral part in the process from an educational and strategic perspective."
Isadoro also praised the resumes, letters and resume distributions, solutions for concerns, Industry Characteristics Profile, communication strategy and several other resources.
Jerry Y Wins $240,000 Executive Vice President Post in Southwest With Food and Beverage Firm-- "Growth Opportunity"-- Overcomes Age, Unemployment, Frequent Job Changes-- Praises Website, SET TeamTitle: Executive Vice President
Field/Industry: Food and Beverage
Reporting to the President, Jerry will manage Sales, Marketing and Operations for a $400 million broadline food distribution division of the company. He'll be managing approximately 750 people. He's pleased with the move, and with SET's resources:
"This is a growth opportunity. Also, I was very pleased to overcome unemployment, age, and having 3 jobs in the last 4 years.
"The super Website was useful. The counseling I received from Ray and Gordon was very useful. Also the negotiation support."
Jerry complimented the resume and letters, the website for finding advertised openings, recruiter openings, emerging jobs, and information on companies before interviews, the communication strategy, guidance on interviewing and negotiations, and more.
Don S wins $250,000 VP Sales Operations Post in Midwest with Pharmaceutical Firm - Pleased With Compensation, SET Resources - Praises Marketing Director Bill S � �Your System � Put Me in Control of the Process.�Title: VP Sales Operations
Field/Industry: Medical: Pharmaceuticals
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Reporting to the SVP Sales & Marketing, Don will develop and analyze sales performance systems and CRM systems, create sales force structures and alignments, develop and support incentive compensation systems, and develop and coordinate sales tactics in concert with marketing strategies. He offered this comment:
"I'm really pleased with the compensation. Your system got me organized and put me in control of the process."
Don specifically praised the resume, CEO Bio, resume distributions, communication strategy, and the support and direction he got from Marketiong Director Bill S.