Last year we discussed how the high demand for talent was increasing the pressure on hiring managers. As we enter into 2019 we see this trend continuing: there is still pressure to attract and close the best talent and candidates are again being presented multiple offers, making the market much more … [Read more...] about 2018 Year End Review
When news broke in January that investment in Ed Tech had reached $9.53 billion in 2017, the likes of Forbes started to see more predictions on Ed Tech’s future and potential growth, drawing attention from major investors to the developments within the industry. Despite potential challenges, many … [Read more...] about Ed Tech market growth means greater pressure on commercial talent pipelines
Interview scheduling can be one of the most challenging parts of the candidate engagement process for many hiring managers. The interview process includes an endless number of factors that can make the process frustrating. It can be challenging to manage both hiring managers’ and candidates’ … [Read more...] about Top 4 Ways to Ensure You Have a Smooth Interview Process
Are you giving constructive feedback to your candidates? Hiring managers are often reluctant to provide candidates with helpful input after they go through the interview process. There is a fear of upsetting someone and a fear of legal risks. Although it may seem risky, there are positive results in … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Give Constructive Feedback to Enhance Your Hiring Brand
Last year We asked whether previous education experience should be an important factor when hiring a sales executive. We concluded that a candidate’s experience within education should be viewed as a “nice-to-have” rather than the primary reason for a hire. However, TRN’s recent Ed Tech sales … [Read more...] about Building an Ed Tech Sales Team: Has the bias towards education experience affected the influx of new sales talent?
Constructing an enticing job description is an integral part of having a strong top-of-funnel of top EdTech talent. Job descriptions are vital to helping companies hire the best candidates to work for them. A job description is the first place a candidate interacts with a company and it is essential … [Read more...] about Four sections every job description must contain
The business landscape in today’s economy is making the world more connected than ever before. The Education Technology (EdTech) market is no exception and has been experiencing rapid global growth in recent years. Clients now need creative, adaptable and decisive talent to lead fast-changing and … [Read more...] about The benefits of outsourcing hiring when entering into the US talent market
Which compensation packages are attracting the best sales talent? And how is EdTech tracking sales performance? Before engaging in any search, The Renaissance Network begins by researching relevant compensations levels, quotas and performance metrics. Initial hiring research plays an … [Read more...] about The State of US EdTech Sales Compensation
It is human nature to be drawn to people like ourselves when we are hiring. If a person is analytical, structured and measured it is likely they will be compelled to hire a similar profile, many times unconsciously. Having a variety of different competencies on a management team will balance off … [Read more...] about Rounding out your management team with opposites
On May 25, 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect and The Renaissance Network is ready for it. We’ve worked hard to address all of our compliance needs in dealing with personal data as the GDPR mandates for us. We are fully aware of the implications of the GDPR and … [Read more...] about GDPR: The Renaissance Network is READY!