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Posted by McKenzie Powell - 05/04/2023
How to Manage Burnout
According to a 2022 Glassdoor Survey, based on 382,000 anonymous employee reviews, burnout has increased by 48% on the previous year.
Burnout is a term that has infiltrated our day-to-day language over recent years, but do we properly understand what it is, how to recognise the signs in ourselves or how to support others?
Posted by McKenzie Powell - 16/03/2023
US Pay Transparency
If you recruit in the USA, you will be aware that as of this year, more states have issued legislation to ensure employers comply with laws related to pay transparency.
With fines varying from $100 per violation all the way up to $5,000, ensuring you are aware of the laws, is important for both financial and reputational risk.
Posted by Adam Richardson - 13/03/2023
Strive US Office Launch!
Last week, after 18 months of research and planning, we were finally able to announce the launch of our first international office, in Tampa, Florida!
This is our first base in the USA, giving us the perfect setting for our ambitious growth plans over the next two years.
Posted by Adam Richardson - 09/03/2023
Winners of the SIA Best Staffing Firm
According to a recent Gallup report, only 36% of employees are engaged in their current workplace.
It’s figures like this that make us even prouder to celebrate winning a ‘Staffing Industry Analysts Best Staffing Firms to Work For: UK & Ireland’ award - with a record 450 companies entering the programme this year!
Posted by McKenzie Powell - 08/03/2023
International Women’s Day 2023!
Today, we celebrate International Women’s Day 2023!
This year, the theme is ‘Embrace Equity’ with the aim of starting the conversation: Why equal opportunities aren't enough.
As the IWD website advises: “When we embrace equity, we embrace diversity, and we embrace inclusion.”
Posted by McKenzie Powell - 05/03/2023
How to Set Realistic Goals for the Year Ahead
Over the years, you’ve likely become skilled at enforcing self-imposed targets.
However, it’s a little more difficult to think on a much larger scale - setting goals that’ll carry you through to 2024. Whilst its advised SaaS businesses look as far ahead as possible, that doesn't mean the planning process is easy.
Posted by Adam Richardson - 27/02/2023
Strive launches first US Office!
Today is a big day at Strive HQ as, after 18 months of research, planning and bureaucracy, we announced the launch of our first international office, in Tampa, Florida!
The team in Tampa will provide a dedicated service to the SaaS Sales market, building Go-To-Market teams for some of the most disruptive, venture capital backed, software companies across the USA.
Posted by Dylan Hoyle - 26/02/2023
Should BDRs report into Marketing or Sales?
Prior to marketing teams being so closely connected to sales teams within SaaS companies, the Business Development Representatives used to only ever report into sales.
However, now it is more common for BDRs to report into the marketing department - and this seems to make just as much sense as reporting into sales always has. This blog explores the benefits of each approach.
Posted by Ryan Lawn - 14/02/2023
Four tips for doing Due Diligence on a potential employer
There are plenty of things candidates have on their checklists now when it comes to finding a new job. From the role and responsibilities to the salary and benefits, there are various factors for candidates to consider.
If you’re currently looking for a new sales role in a SaaS company, be sure to make note of the following tips for doing due diligence on your potential employers before accepting any job offers.
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