Motivating and Succeeding in Sales

Ditching Stereotypes and Harnessing the Power of Collaboration and Relationships When we think of sales, it’s easy to think in stereotypes: pitching new customers, focusing on closing business in order to hit aggressive targets, and a somewhat adversarial relationship with marketing departments. Joel Petersen, Vector Solutions’ VP of Sales in Education, sees sales differently – […]

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Top 5 Resolutions For Professional Growth in 2021

There’s nothing like a new year to give us the opportunity to take a fresh look at our career and set some resolutions for professional growth. The pandemic has brought many challenges, but, it has also created new opportunities in the forms of skill gaps and new technologies. We recently wrote about the top skills […]

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How Vector Solutions Pivoted During COVID-19

The global COVID pandemic has caused massive changes and upheaval in our personal and professional lives and, at Vector Solutions, we are not immune to this. What we all wish for in situations like these is the ability to see into the future and draw the straightest line possible to the eventual resolution of the […]

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The Best of the Blog 2020: Your Favorite Posts

2020 was…how do you even describe 2020? At Vector, our mission is to serve the everyday heroes in our critical industries by delivering intelligent software solutions that empower them to make safer, smarter, better decisions — and that is what we continued to do in the face of all that 2020 brought with it. From […]

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We’ve Got Big Plans For 2021, Here’s What’s In It For You

At Vector Solutions, we’ve always had one goal: to help organizations and individuals prepare for changes brought about by new technologies, complex compliance regulations and more challenging workplaces and environments. Never have the challenges facing our organizations been more acutely felt than during 2020. As we announced earlier this year, we’re unifying all 18 Vector […]

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The Top Skills Companies Are Looking For In 2021

With 2020 and its many challenges nearly – hopefully – behind us, it’s exciting to think about the possibilities that lie ahead for us in 2021. The COVID pandemic created challenges, but with those came new opportunities for technology solutions and services that are going to be critical in 2021. From advances in tech to […]

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Why More Companies Are Using Risk Prevention Communication Platforms

This year has presented some unprecedented challenges to how we communicate with each other, especially when it comes to ensuring that we’re sharing and receiving updated, accurate information. Inside our companies, the ability to engage in effective risk communication is critical to the health of our organizations. When our internal teams are relying on, and […]

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The Future of Performance Reviews

Ding! A new email arrives with a familiar subject line: Your Feedback Requested For Your Colleague’s 360 Review. We’ve become so familiar with this process, we don’t even question whether an annual review is the right format for our organization — and for our people individually. Should we? In so many other areas of our […]

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Customer Service vs. Customer Success

What’s the Difference and Why Does It Matter? If you hear “customer service” and think “call center,” you’ve got a major problem. Thanks to constantly evolving tech and experts rising in this field who understand the nuances of building strong and scalable relationships with customers, the customer service experience has become something entirely different from […]

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October Roundup: Best of Blogs

It’s hard to believe we are already entering the home stretch of 2020 – not that that’s a bad thing! In case you missed any Vector news while you were too busy (safely) celebrating Halloween and all things fall, we’ve rounded up our top blogs for you right here – enjoy! Vector Solutions: Why You […]

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