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Students connect with employers at Sales Meet and Greet

The networking event brought together more than 100 students with recruiters from a variety of organizations.

The Elon Sales Meet and Greet drew 136 students for networking with top local, national and global organizations for employment opportunities.

The Chandler Family Professional Sales Center along with the Student Professional Development Center hosted the Sept. 19 event to help students connect with employers interested in hiring Elon sales talent.

"This fall's event was very successful,” said Assistant Professor Erin Gillespie, director of the Chandler Family Professional Sales Center. “I spoke with several recruiters who said they were impressed with how polished and talented our students are. Many of our students secured interviews with these employers as a result of the Meet and Greet.”

The following employers attended the event:

  • Amica Mutual Insurance
  • athenahealth, Inc.
  • Barnum Financial Group
  • Call Box
  • CHG Healthcare
  • EMC Corporation
  • GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
  • Insight Global
  • John Galt Staffing, Inc.
  • Lenovo
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Paycom
  • Progress Software
  • Red Ventures
  • Relias Learning
  • SAS Institute Inc.
  • Staples, Inc.
  • The Advisory Board Company
  • Townsquare Interactive
  • TransPerfect
  • VMTurbo

The Chandler Family Professional Sales Center, established in 2008 by an endowment gift from Elon Trustee Thomas E. Chandler, owner of Chandler Concrete Company, and his family, promotes professional selling and sales management, provides high-quality instruction to both students and sales executives, and conducts research that advances the field of sales.

Nicole Filippo,
9/24/2016 5:30 PM