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TOP Sales Recruiting TIPS

TOP Sales Recruiting TIPS
  • About 70% of all salespeople working today don’t have the right “Sales Skills” or they are selling in the wrong industry
  • When looking to hire salespeople, look for two key characteristics: high ego drive and high empathy
  • Rather than hiring industry experience, look for “the athlete and teach them the sport”
  • Approximately 80% of all sales are won by only 20% of the sales force (The Pareto Principle)
  • When hiring a new salesperson, use a sales assessment tool to measure their true sales ability
  • Most hiring managers place too much emphasis on a person’s resume and experience rather than on a person’s true passion to sell
  • One of the keys to making good sales hiring decisions is realizing the characteristics of a new employee: things that are easy to change…those that are harder but doable…those that are very difficult to change
  • Most salespeople change jobs not because of money, but because of a lack of appreciation and not enough “psychic income” from their employer

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