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The ABCs of EAPs: Where to go when the going gets tough

July 31, 2012 | posted in: Human Resources | tagged as: Employee Assistance Programs, Wellness, Benefits, Health, Eap, Hr
As we all know, we are living in some tough times. With all the economic issues affecting millions of lives—parents raising teenagers, couples facing the possibility of divorce, adult children having to care for elderly parents—everyday problems can quickly become overwhelming. So where can employees turn when they need a willing ear? Often, this help comes in the form of an Employee Assistance Program—better known as an EAP.

A Practical Guide to Aligning Marketing & Sales

July 31, 2012 | posted in: Sales | tagged as: Marketing, Teamwork, Alignment, Sales
It’s no secret that sales and marketing departments don’t always see eye-to-eye with one another. Sales sometimes thinks marketing focuses on fluff, rather than figures, while marketing sometimes thinks sales hogs all the credit, but none of the blame. Here are a few things marketing and sales teams can do to stay on track with revenue targets, without strangling each other.

Finding the Nut: Driving Revenues Through Sales Process Efficiency

July 31, 2012 | posted in: Sales | tagged as: Selling, Operations, Recruiting, Sales
Ice Age Continental Drift was the second highest grossing movie this past weekend, in no small part thanks to its adorable character Scrat. If you’ve ever seen a promo for this or the three previous installments, you’ve no doubt seen Scrat the prehistoric squirrel chasing the perfect nut. No matter what perils he faces, no matter how hard he tries, that nut seems just out of his reach. Unfortunately, in sales, we are often faced with the same scenario.

Friday Finds: Getting Things Done

July 27, 2012 | posted in: Industry Buzz | tagged as: Rpo, Sales, Technology, Friday Finds, Links, Productivity, Hr
We’re rounding up some of this week’s top news stories (and a few you might have missed). Today’s articles: Choosing the best tablet (hint: it may not be the iPad), what to look for in an RPO provider, B2B sales tactics that get results, creative resumes that actually work, avoiding sucky meetings, and staying focused and productive.

Friday Finds: Having it all (without losing it all)

July 19, 2012 | posted in: Industry Buzz | tagged as: Hr, Links, Friday Finds, Hiring, Management
We’re rounding up some of this week’s top news stories (and a few you might have missed). Today’s articles: what does Marissa Mayer’s appointment at Yahoo! mean for working mothers? Also, how unethical corporate behavior spirals out of control, what employees really do when they’re on vacation, how to work successfully with your hiring manager, how to give—and get—respect at work, and how to best manage decentralized teams.

Candidate Spotlight: National Sales and Human Resources

July 13, 2012 | posted in: Featured Candidate | tagged as: Sales, Hr, Candidate Spotlight, Business Development
This week, ACA Talent is turning the spotlight on two exceptional candidates. We’re featuring an award-winning national sales director with a passion building and sustaining customer relationships, as well as a highly skilled Human Resources leader with diverse healthcare industry experience and a commitment to building meaningful partnerships throughout the organization.