How successful are you at negotiating the close? The unemployment rate in the US at the end of July stood at 3.7% (NCSL - National Employment Monthly update), reaching levels that haven’t been replicated since 1969. In major metropolitan Tech hubs such as Boston and San Francisco, the July rates … [Read more...] about 4 Thoughtful Approaches to Closing Your Ideal Candidate
As the Ed Tech industry continues to grow, leaders are redefining the makeup of their organizations. Several traditional roles are being phased out and replaced with titles that reflect new priorities and responsibilities. Over the last 12 months, The Renaissance Network team has noted the … [Read more...] about Four critical roles have emerged to enable growth and customer centricity in an evolving Ed Tech market
It should be no surprise that Ed Tech organizations are optimizing for diversity, both for improved performance and to reflect their end-user base. A 2018 BCG study by Rocio Lorenzo and Martin Reeves indicated that “companies with above-average total diversity…migration, industry, career path, … [Read more...] about International Ed Tech: “Build It and They Will Come” and other intuitive tips
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 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?
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
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?