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
Katherine N Accepts $75,000+ Project Manager Position in Pacific Northwest with Provider of Integration and Process Automation Software-- "Product Very Exciting"-- Praises Campaign Manager Lourdes CTitle: Project Manager
Field/Industry: Integration and Process Automation Software
Compensation: $75,000 base + bonuses
Reporting to the CTO and CEO, Katherine will oversee new product development and launch, and create new processes and procedures for the firm. She told Campaign Manager Lourdes C that the product is very exciting, and she likes the environment, location and compensation. She thanked Lourdes for her guidance.
Eric M Accepts $106,000 Senior Contracts Manager Position with Aerospace Firm in Mountain States-- Overcomes Long Unemployment and Poor Experience with Other Firms-- Sees Growth, Likes Environment-- Credits SET Resume, Website, Team, Other ResourcesTitle: Senior Contracts Manager
Field/Industry: Aerospace - Imaging, Communications and Information Systems
Compensation: $106,000 base
Reporting to the VP Business Development, Eric will oversee contracts with third parties for this maker of sophisticated systems for aerospace applications. He is pleased and volunteered this comment:
"I like the location, the opportunity for advancement, the growth, and the environment. I had been unemployed for 16 months, and had used three other 'outplacement firms' prior to engagement with SET.
"The consulting team was extremely helpful, as were the access to openings, the creative materials, and the strategies."
Eric went on to mention the suggestions for career and industry options, the Industry Characteristics Profile, the solutions for liabilities, the communications strategy, guidance on interviews, the website for half a dozen different purposes, the resume distributions, ongoing services, his relationship with Campaign Manager Bill D, and several other resources.
Harold Q Now $100,000+ Director of Business Development in Northeast for Advanced Technology Lab of Major Aviation/Defense Firm-- Sees Challenge, Feels Highly Valued-- Used SET Website AggressivelyTitle: Director of Business Development
Field/Industry: Technology Labs / Aviation / Defense
Compensation: $100,000 base + incentive compensation
Harold will use his solid technology background and education, which includes a Ph.D., to lead new business efforts for the labs. He told Campaign Manager Sue S that the position offers a great deal of challenge, and he feels highly valued by the organization.
He kept in close touch with Sue throughout the campaign, and used the website frequently for a variety of purposes.