Here at E&L Global Communications, we believe that excellence is a choice. Similar to how your attitude determines if you’re going to have a good or bad day, our unwillingness to settle for mediocrity determines our overall success level. This commitment to performing at a high level is the reason why less than half a year after a major client & campaign change, our team at E&L Global Communications ranks #1 across the nation for the last quarter of 2017 in new customer acquisitions and retention.
Wonder how we did it? The answer is 3-part:
We surrounded ourselves with the best talent!
We knew in order to produce great results for our client, we had to work with the best of the best. Streamlining our recruitment processes, we first tailored our job advertisements to find candidates with HIGH communication and social skills, a 4 year degree or comparable experience, and a desire to grow. These initial qualifications ensured that we were working with relatable, experienced, ambitious individuals; qualifications to find success in any career. Secondly, we made sure to offer an environment suitable to working with Michigan’s finest. Whether we were rolling out new bonuses, complimentary lunches, leadership & management training, or company-sponsored travel, we made it a focus to reward hard work and talent weekly.
We maintained high standards!
A company can have all the talent in the world, but without high standards and expectations, talent can falter. At E&L Global Communications, we make it clear from day 1 that what you put into your career and the company is exactly what you will get out of it. If you work at punctuality, professionalism, and progress consistently, aiming to become the best version of your professional self, you will find the benefits and growth opportunities at E&L Global Communications are endless.
We consistently raised the bar!
Being GOOD wasn’t enough for us. We weren’t content with being in the top #5 for sales for our client or top #3. We constantly redefined our standards, raised the bar for performance, and drove our results all the way to the #1 spot. Like Elon Musk continues to do for Tesla, we continue to innovate and transform into the long-term organization we look to become.
With sights set on maintaining the #1 standing in our client’s monthly rankings, E&L Global Communications is primed to start 2018 with a BANG. Looking forward most to our client broker’s “Keys To Success” conference in Dallas, TX at the end of January, the E&L team will walk across a stage of thousands and claim their coveted “Campaign Cup” for performance all of Q4! Our plans to expand three-fold in 2018 means ample growth is available for those who look to win and are ready to put in the work. Learn more about what makes our team one of the best & brightest to work for in Detroit and ways to join our growing team here!
Steve Jobs famously said, “it doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and then tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.” There is no better way to summarize the feelings we have about Suzanne Neforos than to say we followed Job’s quote and hired one of the smartest, most energetic young professionals we’ve ever met!
Born and raised in North Olmsted, OH, Suzanne has been a social butterfly since birth! Described by her family as outgoing, determined, and creative, she was involved in nearly every activity under the sun as a child and teen – french club, key club, musical theater, thespian troupe, Concert Choir, and a vocal jazz group! Attending Kent State after high school due to the proximity to family and homey feel, Suzanne knew she had found her home for the next 4 years. She kept busy between gospel choir, Relay for Life, American Marketing Association and as a legacy to the Delta Gamma sorority! It was there as a New Member Educator to incoming sisters that Suzanne found her love for recruitment and training.
Majoring in Managerial Marketing and minoring in International Business/Communication Studies, Suzanne knew from high school that she wanted to be in a sales management position, preferably as her own boss. Something about dressing up in a suit, building strong relationships with clients and helping improve their business operations intrigued her. Immediately after college, she started working as a Marketing Specialist for a chemical company, traveling 5 days a week to different states to train sales representatives. Learning extensive skills in negotiations, acquisitions, and face to face communications, Suzanne left to start a career in pharmaceutical sales.
Something interesting happened, though, and despite experience in business to business sales, a 4-year degree, and all the necessary certifications, Suzanne had trouble finding gainful employment. It was then she ran across the Management Development Program at E&L Global Communications and never looked back. A believer in performance-based growth, Suzanne excelled into both leadership and management roles; so much that she was offered an opportunity last year to oversee the entire Human Resources Department. Since her promotion, E&L Global Communications has grown into a respected small business in the local Detroit/Troy community and a haven for marketing/sales professionals looking for more career growth.
On the weekends, she LOVES to try new restaurants – preferably sushi and Mexican. She’s a fur mom to two, Shameless (on Netflix) binge-watcher, barre extraordinaire, THE biggest fan of the real housewife series (ATL, NYC, OC – all of them!), and a believer in spending quality time with the people that matter most to her – her family and significant other. She lives by the strength and grace she learned from her mother, the knowledge that she is exactly where she is in life because of her efforts, and the desire to make E&L Global Communications the most sought after marketing firm in the Midwest. This isn’t the first or the last you’ll hear of this firecracker, as the pride we have for Suzanne’s character and work is immense. To keep up to date with her career growth and office shenanigans, follow Suzanne on E&L’s Twitter, @eandlglobalcomm, and to read more of her biography, check here!