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The simple shift that pushes  <br> customer care teams to excellence
The simple shift that pushes
customer care teams to excelle...
/ Insights, customer care
One line of the Spring Venture Group mission statement declares our commitment to delivering world-class customer experiences in every interaction. This is a bold goal and one that we do not take lightly. How does this translate into reality? What ...
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How a variety of experience inspires data innovation
How a variety of experience inspires data innovation
/ Insights, Data science
Data Scientist Ashleigh Bynum explains how data teams should identify talent and collaborate in ways that leverage past experience By Ashleigh Bynum When many people think of technology departments, they picture fairly traditional limitations in terms of backgrounds: coding, information ...
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6 qualities of a next-level data science leader
6 qualities of a next-level data science leader
/ Insights, Data science
Micah Melling, director of data science, outlines the traits leaders of data science teams should maintain to inspire growth and innovation. By Micah Melling Spring Venture Group is incredibly open to original ideas and innovations. Even when I first started ...
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The impact of transparency between data and sales
The impact of transparency between data and sales
/ Insights, Data science
Kerry Uhlenhake is a sales analyst at Spring Venture Group. In this role, he helps facilitate open lines of communication between sales and data to help initiate transparency between both teams. By Kerry Uhlenhake I have held many sales jobs ...
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Building the complete sales expert:<Br> Motivational incentives
Building the complete sales expert:
Motivational incentives
/ Insights, Sales
This is part three of a three-part series on how SVG creates the complete sales expert. To read part one, head here; part two here. According to many of our sales agents, what they enjoy most about being an inside ...
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Building the complete sales expert: Ongoing support
Building the complete sales expert: Ongoing support
/ Insights, Sales
This is part two of a three-part series on how SVG creates the complete sales expert. To read part one, please click here. At Spring Venture Group, we promote a culture of support—one designed to help our agents continue to ...
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Building the complete sales expert: Training
Building the complete sales expert: Training
/ Insights, Sales
At Spring Venture Group, we believe that building a complete sales expert is more than just providing a script and walking away. We’ve developed an in-depth training program to get you started in your career, an exciting commission/incentive plan to ...
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The art and science of data analytics
The art and science of data analytics
/ Insights
CMO, Alex Allen shares his thoughts on creativity as a competitive advantage By Alex Allen Many companies often view data science as a purely mathematical process. A common misconception is that data science is simply a team putting information into ...
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Debunking Sales Myths: Extroverts Only
Debunking Sales Myths: Extroverts Only
/ Insights, Sales
Pushy. Aggressive. Loud. Fast-talking. These salesperson stereotypes are something you've likely encountered before. But just because it’s a stereotype—doesn’t make it a rule. Whether these traits describe you exactly, or you’re the polar opposite, we can help you become a ...
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Debunking Sales Myths: It’s a dog-eat-dog world
Debunking Sales Myths: It’s a dog-eat-dog world
/ Insights, Sales
Sales? Me? Sales isn’t for me. I don’t have what it takes. I’m not that competitive. I don’t handle rejection well, either. I don’t want to be thrown to the wolves! I don’t even have any experience! Have you had ...
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Debunking Sales Myths: Adventures in Cold Calling
Debunking Sales Myths: Adventures in Cold Calling
/ Insights, Sales
ABC—Always. Be. Closing. If you know classic sales techniques, you’ve likely heard this phrase before. Made famous in the 1992 play-turned-movie “Glengarry Glen Ross,” Alec Baldwin (as hot-shot sales motivator Glengarry) uses fear and intimidation to whip a group of ...
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video interviewing at svg
Quick guide: Video interviewing at SVG
/ Insights
As one of the leading sales and technology companies in Kansas City, our team at Spring Venture Group prides itself on staying cutting edge. We’ve taken the traditional, outdated process of hiring employees and modernized it to fit our needs ...
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Employee benefits: Which perks really <br>matter to employees?
Employee benefits: Which perks really
matter to employees?
/ Insights, benefits, Careers, recruitment
Employee benefits: Which perks really matter to employees? Ping pong. Happy hours. Bring-your-dog-to-work days. Work perks have been a big topic of discussion for employers since the startup boom began almost a decade ago. And now that unemployment rates are ...
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How to keep in touch with great<br> candidates you didn’t hire
How to keep in touch with great
candidates you didn’t hire
/ Insights, HR, recruitment, SVG Perspectives
How to keep in touch with great candidates you didn’t hire Losing a great candidate is never an easy situation for recruiters. Sometimes you may find yourself with a handful of awesome candidates, but only one role to fill. Sometimes ...
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Creating a seasonal marketing campaign that works
Creating a seasonal marketing campaign that works
Creating a seasonal marketing campaign that works In pretty much every industry, seasons and holidays play a role in shaping and implementing a marketing strategy. Whether you’re ramping up your marketing during Thanksgiving or Tax Day, or during more industry-specific ...
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Content Marketing vs. Content Strategy: Understanding the difference   
Content Marketing vs. Content Strategy: Understanding the differe...
/ Insights, Operations, content, Marketing
Content Marketing vs. Content Strategy “Content is king.” If you’ve worked for a marketing department or firm, or even overheard a marketing conversation while in the office break room, you’ve more than likely heard this phrase. It’s not that this ...
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Top sales insights | Checklist for a perfect sales call
Top sales insights | Checklist for a perfect sales call
/ Insights, Sales, top sales insights
Top sales insights | Checklist for a perfect sales call Sales is one of the oldest occupations in the book. The dawn of commerce arose when people started trading goods and services—and suddenly the list of essential survival skills grew ...
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Top sales insights |  3 common prospect fears and how to address them
Top sales insights | 3 common prospect fears and how to address ...
/ Insights, Sales
3 common prospect fears and how to address them You don’t have to be a sales professional to know rejection is a big part of the job. And no matter how long you’ve been in the business, it never feels ...
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Bad sales habits (& how to fix them)
Bad sales habits (& how to fix them)
/ Insights, Sales, Sales
In sales, it’s easy to lapse into bad habits after a long day of dialing, smiling, and seemingly repeating the same conversation dozens of times. Because of this, it's common for sales agents to revert to bad habits during slower ...
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Why you should be networking  (even if you love your job)
Why you should be networking (even if you love your job)
/ Insights, networking, Sales
Networking is marketing. Marketing yourself, marketing your uniqueness, marketing what you stand for. —Christine Comaford A quick search of the word “networking” will garner about 772 million results filled with tips and tricks to getting ahead. As a buzzword used ...
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