A Case Study for Why YOU Should Attend the National Convention
Okay, we’ve just announced that we’re heading to Nashville, Tenn., for the 2012 National Convention. And since you might be wondering whether or not you should attend, we thought we’d clear that up for you.
Yes, you should attend—and the following case study will illustrate exactly why you should.
If there was a Top Echelon Network “Hall of Fame,” Sean Napoles of Career Brokers, Inc. would be voted into it on the first ballot. Why is that?
- 11 years as a Preferred Member recruiter
- 156 Network placements
- $1.3 million cashed in during his Network career
- Has won more Top Echelon Network awards and hardware than would fit in your car
Napoles is a split placement machine. He’s seen it all and done it all, including attending Top Echelon events like the National Convention and the Fall Conference.
On the other hand, Kaleb Dumot of the Emerald Resource Group is about as new a Preferred Member as you can be. Although the Emerald Resource Group has been a Preferred Member firm for nearly 14 years, Dumot wasn’t added as a recruiter until September 12 of this year . . . a little over two months ago.
With Napoles and Dumot, you couldn’t have two recruiters who are more at opposite ends of the Preferred Member spectrum in terms of experience within the Network.
And yet . . . the two of them recently made a split placement together. And why did they make a split?
Because they BOTH attended the 2011 Top Echelon Network Fall Conference.
“But for me attending the conference, I never would have met Kaleb,” said Napoles, who is currently the number-two recruiter in the Network in terms of production during the past 12 months. “He gave me a job order [for a C# Developer] at the conference, and I just filled it.”
If it sounds that simple, that’s because it is. Dumot gave Napoles a job order at the conference . . . Napoles filled it with a great candidate that Dumot’s client liked . . . and now the two will split the placement fee. Not only that, but the two of them are also more likely to work together in the future and more likely to split more fees.
So . . . it doesn’t matter who you are. You could be a tenured recruiter with over a decade in the Network and countless placements. You could be a recruiter who’s new to the Network and how everything within it works.
You can make split placements by attending Top Echelon Network events.
Make plans to join us at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in March. Bring your hot job orders and candidates. And be ready to make some money.
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