Business Development

Our team brings a depth of talent acquisition and job search support for business development directors and account managers at every level of their careers.

Sales Professionals that We Support

Our trusted team has successfully assisted and placed sales, business development, and account managers across industries throughout the US. A few examples of who our team has helped:

How The Contingent Plan is Different

The Contingent Plan team connects sales and account managers with the right employers. Our team of experienced resume writers, career coaches, and recruiters does this by working together to remove the barriers created by talent acquisition technology.

We Use the Technology

Our unique blend of resume writing, coaching, and recruiting that we know first hand the best practices in finding and placing the best business development and account managers.

Extensive Relationships

Our regular partnerships with clients, colleges, and various industry groups has created our deep network and industry expertise that we share with our clients.

Collaborative Partners

Our team really cares about our clients and we strive to help them grow their sales career for the long-term.

The Contingent Plan Blog

Does LinkedIn really matter for a job search in 2020?

Does LinkedIn Really Matter for a Job Search in 2020?

By Kathy | September 25, 2020

LinkedIn can be a powerful tool for any professional. But, most people are using it incorrectly when applying to jobs in the 2020 talent market.

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How to Search for a Job During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Kathy | March 18, 2020

Employers are still hiring and interviews are still happening during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Here are 7 things you can do now to search for a job during the Great Shutdown:

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What veterans need to know to write an effective resume

WHAT VETERANS NEED TO KNOW TO WRITE AN EFFECTIVE RESUME FOR THE PRIVATE SECTOR

By Kathy | February 18, 2019

HOW TO WRITE A RESUME AS A VETERAN LOOKING FOR A PRIVATE SECTOR JOB Leaving the service and not sure how you will tackle a search in the private sector? Many veterans with successful military careers find themselves navigating un-chartered waters once they are ready to move out of the service. This is not an insurmountable…

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FAQs

WHY CAN'T I GET AN INTERVIEW?

Find out the most common reasons why candidates consistently fail to land an interview and how to avoid those same mistakes.

HOW DO I KNOW WHAT KEYWORDS MATTER?

This post breaks down the core steps to get you started in finding the right keywords for your resume and why they matter more than ever before.

HOW DO I AVOID THE COSTS OF A BAD HIRE?

Hiring the wrong person can be more expensive than letting a job sit empty. This article covers how to avoid common mistakes in hiring.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A RESUME AND A CV?

Read this post to find the real differences and how to move between a resume and a CV.

DOES SOCIAL MEDIA REALLY MATTER FOR A JOB SEARCH?

Yes, more than ever because most employers, outside recruiters, and their software are looking at candidates' social media profiles. Here are the ways to avoid the most common mistakes.

HOW SHOULD A BEHAVIORAL INTERVIEW QUESTION BE ANSWERED?

In this post, we cover how to analyze and answer any behavioral question in a job interview.