Utilizing a database of contacts accumulated since 1999, executive recruiter Jill Guziak focuses her talent search and placement energies on the software sales industry. Ms. Guziak founded her own recruiting firm, Reid Selby, in 2009. Based in Laguna Beach, California, Jill Guziak and company have helped connect hundreds of qualified candidates with lucrative sales positions in leading software technology companies. Utilizing her extensive database, Ms. Guziak provides client companies with all levels of sales talent, whether filling in a niche or rounding out a sales staff or building an entire sales team, a feat she has accomplished for multiple companies. In order to ensure the continued success of Reid Selby, Jill Guziak maintains in-depth knowledge of the software industry. This allows her to understand if and how client firms are rival or complementary companies, how they are related, and how their unique corporate cultures might work for a potential candidate. Equipped with her knowledge of the industry players, Jill Guziak adroitly navigates the potentially complex and personal task of placing talent with the right company. Most firms conduct their talent acquisition discretely. At the same time, sales talent might be quietly looking for another, better job, potentially with a rival firm. Prior to the creation of Reid Selby, Jill Guziak spent over seven years with Baystone Partners. Ms. Guziak, a cofounder of the company, worked as a Partner and Executive Recruiter for the placement agency, which also served the software sales niche. Under her guidance, and with collaboration from her colleagues, Ms. Guziak developed Baystone into one of the nation’s leading software sales talent placement agencies. In the years before she began her career in recruiting, Jill Guziak enjoyed successful stints in sales with technology firms Axent Technologies and Telco Communications.