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
Arlene H Now $150,000++ President/COO in New York for Venture Capital Firm -- "Excellent Growth Potential"-- Praises SET Resume, Negotiation Guidance, Job Market Access Center, Other Resources, Marketing Director James HTitle: President/COO
Field/Industry: Venture Capital
Compensation: $150,000 base + bonus + commission
Reporting to the CEO, Arlene will be responsible for sales, management and client relations. She's happy and volunteered this:
"It's got excellent growth potential, and good compensation. Some of the most helpful resources were the excellent resume, the negotiation tactics, the research, then all the other resources."
Arlene also mentioned the sample letters, the resume distributions, ongoing services from her team, and the special support of Marketing Director James H.
Brent D Now $175,000 Director Western Region for Business Phone Systems Software Firm in Mountain States-- "Great Location, Good Job"-- Appreciates SET Support and Followup by Marketing Director Bill MTitle: Director Western Region
Field/Industry: Business Phone Systems Software
Compensation: $175,000 base
Reporting to a VP, Brent will be directing a small team who manage the firm's business relationships with their software reselling channel partners. He told Marketing Director Bill M that "Income met expectations, it's a great location, and a good job." He told Bill he appreciated his continuing support and followup.
Brad C now $50,000+ Sales Manager for Provider of Commercial and Residential Electronics Systems in Midwest--"Products I Have a Passion To Sell"--Ownership Possibility--Praises SET Guidance, Resumes, LettersTitle: Sales Manager
Field/Industry: Commercial and Residential Electronics Systems Seller
Compensation: $50,000 + up to $50,000 in incentives
Reporting to the VP Sales, Brad will be selling electronic systems to residential and commercial accounts. He told Marketing Director Bill M in conversation that the
"company sells products I have a passion to sell and I have a possibility for ownership down the road."
He told Bill that the greatest benefits of SET for him were educating him about, and providing a plan for, the job search process, as well as the creative writing, including resumes and cover letters.