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Why Time to Fill is the Most Important Hiring Metric You Aren’t Measuring

Date: 04.06.2018 | Posted by: Jon Semingson

Every day that your job remains open costs you money. How much money depends on the role and how much strain you put on the rest of your team by not filling it more efficiently. If you are hiring a salesperson responsible for driving $10 Million...

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How Company Benefits and Incentives Can Drive Employee Engagement

Date: 04.06.2018 | Posted by: Jon Semingson

Recruiting and retaining top talent has a lot to do with the benefits and incentives offered at your company. Today, it can be difficult to discern what it is that really attracts employees, and then what continues to motivate them once they've...

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How Managers Can Best Motivate Top-Performers

Date: 03.02.2018 | Posted by: Jon Semingson

Top-performing employees are a critical force at your company, capable of 400 percent greater productivity than the average worker, according to research published in Personnel Psychology. Beyond their personal output, top talent inspire and...

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4 Big Mistakes Solar Companies Make When Working With Recruiters

Date: 02.02.2018 | Posted by: Jon Semingson

Generally speaking, when a renewable energy organization decides to hire solar (or energy storage) recruiters to help fill a critical need, it’s because they realize they need the help of an expert. So if a company decides to hire an external...

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The 2017 Mid-Year State of Solar & Energy Storage

Date: 08.23.2017 | Posted by: Jon Semingson

As solar and energy storage recruiters with nearly a decade of experience working in renewable energy, we at Peak Demand have a unique perspective on what is happening in the industry.

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The 3 Reasons Why Your Sales Team Isn't Full of "A" Players

Date: 08.15.2017 | Posted by: Jon Semingson

If most solar and storage companies know that the difference between a mediocre salesperson and a top performer is like night and day, then why don’t more organizations have sales teams that are packed with "A" Players?

Benefits of a...

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How Deep is Your Bench?

Date: 06.20.2017 | Posted by: Jon Semingson

Having spoken with and observed hundreds of hiring managers and executives in our time as renewable energy recruiters, it is clear that the leaders who run some of the best performing teams all have one very important thing in common…

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Is Your Hiring Process Keeping You From Hiring the Best Candidates?

Date: 03.20.2017 | Posted by: Jon Semingson

A few months ago we were approached by the Director of Sales for a leading solar manufacture. He was frustrated because they had been looking for a Regional Sales Manager for a lot longer than they had anticipated, but hadn't been able to find...

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Know When It's Time to Fire Someone

Date: 01.10.2017 | Posted by: Jon Semingson

We all know the obvious signs it’s time to fire someone:

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We are Peak Demand

Date: 09.24.2015 | Posted by: Jon Semingson

I haven’t written a blog for a while but in my defense, we have had a lot going on with an increase in hiring activity across the board, with Intersolar, SPI, our rebranding, and the launch of our new website.  If you haven’t already heard, or...

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