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
Don H Now $100,000+ Director of Operations in Upper Midwest for Chain of Fresh- Made Ice Cream Stores--Sees Growth Potential, Pleased With Compensation-- Appreciates Team Support From SETTitle: Director of Operations
Field/Industry: Chain of Fresh-Made Ice Cream Stores
Reporting to the VP Regional Operations, Don will ensure quality, productivity, profitability and efficiency of existing and new stores. He's pleased with the job, the growth potential, and the compensation. He told Marketing Director Steve S in conversation that he appreciated the team support, consulting calls, and the overall professionalism of SET.
Mary U Now $68,000 Commodity Manager in Midwest for Major Manufacturer of Transportation, Construction and Manufacturing Equipment-- Sees Growth Potential in Diversified Company-- Likes Compensation, Environment-- Praises Job Market Access Center, Research, Marketing Director Gerry BTitle: Commodity Manager
Field/Industry: Manufacturer of Transportation and Construction Equipment
Compensation: $68,000 base
Reporting to the Indirect Materials and NPD Commodity Manager, Mary will select, audit, and manage suppliers, negotiate contracts, and create, plan, and execute a sourcing strategy through a Commodity Business Plan. She's pleased with her new position and with SET:
"I happily accepted this job because of the compensation, career growth potential, the fact that it's a growing and diversified company, and the working environment. I overcame having limited experience with MRO items.
"I really appreciated the ability to order reports and use them for contacting recruiters and responding to job openings."
Mary also praised the resume and letters, solutions for liabilities, resume distributions, the identification of her strengths, the communication strategy, and the support and encouragement of her Marketing Director Gerry B.
Richard Q Now $62,000 Operations Manager in Florida for Large Shopping Mall -- Sees Career Development and Growth Ahead -- Credits SET's Job Market Access Center for Access to Job Markets -- Praises Several Resources, Marketing Director Judy MTitle: Operations Manager
Field/Industry: Shopping Mall
Reporting to the General Manager, Rich will have a broad range of responsibilities, including Facility Operations, Tenant Construction projects, Capital Construction projects, Budget development and management, and Profit & Loss assessment. He'll also assist with Sales and leasing, as well as Marketing. He's pleased and offered this:
"This position is excellent for career development and growth. Most effective for me were the computer software program and access to job markets."
Rich also complimented the advice and guidance of Marketing Director Judy M.
He also noted as helpful the identification of the full range of his personal strengths and skills, the suggestions for career and industry options, the Industry Characteristics Profile, the communication strategy, the resume and letters, guidance on interviewing, and more.