2019 is well underway, quarterly reviews are fast approaching, and early performance will be assessed against tracking towards end of year goals. As a business development leader, what should you be evaluating and is the team staying on track? How should primary challenges be addressed within the … [Read more...] about Evaluating your Q1 for a successful year!
The Renaissance Network (TRN) proudly welcomes Colin Gillespie to our team as Chief Operating Officer. In partnership with CEO Lisa Sacchetti, he is tasked with setting and driving organization vision and long-term strategy to support the mission of building world-class teams for innovative … [Read more...] about Colin Homer Gillespie, COO joins The Renaissance Network
The US Ed Tech market is the largest in the world, making it attractive for non-US firms to enter. Conversely, most sources estimate that the growth rates for Ed Tech markets in Asia are double the industry growth rate in the US. Many firms are answering these market opportunities through global … [Read more...] about Global Ed Tech: What should high growth companies consider when building an international team?
1. Data Handling Analytics moved to the center of the recruiting process in 2018. This increased reliance on data means that data protection is quickly becoming a top priority in talent acquisition. In 2018, companies started to transition as the EU implemented a new data protection act called the … [Read more...] about 5 Top Hiring Trends for 2019
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 EdTech 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