Career Progress and Opportunities Come From Planting Seeds

“I think I would like to set up a time to visit,” the email message said. “I left my last company a few months ago and I might need your help in finding my next executive sales position.”

The Endeavor agent looked back at the message string to see when someone last sent this person a message. It was over a year ago!

That’s not unusual, actually. Every week, there’s at least one person who responds after a few months or more after the initial point of contact. This person was a senior vice president of sales and appeared to have great career progress. But the last job on their profile had an end date showing which was longer than a few months.

We visited and they became a client. Things improved for the client as they secured more interviews and eventually won a good job through our partnership.

The real takeaway of this short story is about planting seeds. Every day, the entire Endeavor team plants seeds for future growth, whether via email or social media. We reach out with messaging to start conversations. Not every seed takes root right away. Some never do. But, over time the combination of elements will cause things to happen.

We teach our clients the same thing. Plant seeds every day. Lots of them. It will take time and nurturing before they sprout and produce something of substance. But they do, season after season.

Plant your seeds and you will have career progress.

About Endeavor Agency, Inc.

Endeavor Agency, Inc. is the nation’s leading agency helping individual executives, professionals and physicians find the jobs they truly want. The combination of additional resources, expertise and manpower helps Endeavor clients uncover more and better job opportunities than what they could access on their own.

Endeavor Agency helps rebrand clients to effectively communicate their value throughout the interview process and increase their odds dramatically of winning offers. Additionally, Endeavor Agency helps clients achieve better results in negotiating the terms of their employment agreements.

Endeavor Agency also provides executive coaching, outplacement services and guides executives focused on the private equity and venture capital market segments.

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