In this episode:
Curious about the secrets to successful sales leadership hiring? Dive into the enlightening conversation between James Abraham and Lauren Valentine, unpacking the complex world of recruiting top sales talent. Ever wondered how a global labor shortage impacts the search for exceptional leaders? Or what makes a company culture so compelling that it attracts the crème de la crème of the sales world? Discover how the art of recruitment parallels a sales process and why keeping up with technology, like LinkedIn, is a game-changer in talent acquisition. Finally, delve into why competitive compensation, benefits, and work flexibility aren’t just perks but necessities in today's job market.
Lauren, a Senior Talent Acquisition Manager at Alaant Workforce Solutions, brings over a decade of experience in building high-performance teams. Her career encompasses roles in sales, management, and significant contributions to philanthropy, including fundraising for cancer research and community work with the United Way of the Greater Capital Region. Lauren's expertise extends to professional development, training, and she holds a board membership with the University at Albany Alumni Association. Renowned for her exceptional recruiting skills, Lauren has a proven track record in various industries, demonstrating a strong commitment to both professional and community-oriented endeavors.