I just passed my 20-year work anniversary with GreatAmerica Financial Services. If someone would have asked me when I started if I would be a documentation functional leader of eight teams across two business units I would have said, “No way!”
With the arrival of a COVID-19 vaccine, a return to the traditional tradeshow experience may still be on the horizon in 2021, but in the interim, virtual trade events will continue to be the primary way for most industries to connect.
The great thing about a day in the life of a Documentation Specialist at GreatAmerica is that no two days are exactly the same. Yes, we have our general workflow, but every deal, every customer, and every end user has their own unique items to sift through. We get to be the ones that bring the ins and outs of the deal together, and light up our goal meter. Let me provide you with a sneak peek of a day in the life of a docs team member.
Whether you’ve furloughed or laid off employees or have hung out the help wanted sign, you’ve made the best decisions for your business at this time. Some of the most important work a sports team does is done in the off season and the same can be true for businesses. While we don’t know what the future holds we can be certain of one thing, hiring top talent will always be necessary for successful businesses.
Today, more than ever, your customers may be hesitant to make equipment purchases, technology and system upgrades, or take any unplanned hit to their cash reserves. This doesn’t mean your customers will wait and see for the perfect time to buy (there isn’t one), but it does mean they will need your help in justifying the purchase against the financial constraints of today. In changing times, it is important to rethink the sales process.