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It’s Prudent to Always Be Recruiting

Those of us who are long in the tooth remember the old ABC of selling  "” Always Be Closing. When you’re a sales manager, it’s ABR  "” Always Be Recruiting. You never know when you’re going to lose a good salesperson, or a bad one for that matter, and the toughest time to find a salesperson is […]

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Get Sales Candidates to Check You Out

Smart salespeople will do their due diligence when they’re looking for a sales job, but it doesn’t hurt to present the less-than-smart ones with a bit of a challenge. Here’s what you can do. In your recruiting ad, briefly describe your company’s work environment. Suggest that salespeople visit your web site to check you out […]

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Always Be Looking For Good Salespeople

The time to start looking for a new salesperson isn’t when you’ve just lost one. That’s the time that’s set aside to panic because you have a critical territory unmanned and vulnerable. The astute sales manager is always on the lookout for possible candidates. Keep a "Resume/Prospective Salespeople" file folder close by. Put into it […]

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Don’t Discard Badly Written Resumes

While it makes a lousy first impression, just because a candidate doesn’t express himself or herself well on paper shouldn’t be the sole reason for eliminating the person from the competition. Not every good salesperson has a great grasp of the written word or can spell well, but they may be able to sell up […]

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