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Staying Alive: Why Door-to-Door Sales Isn’t Dead

February 26, 2013 | posted in: Sales | tagged as: Selling, Sales, Door To Door Sales, Direct Sales
The news reports are all the same: door-to-door sales positions are fast becoming extinct. Forbes recently ranked it as number 9 on their list of the 20 Careers Headed for the Dustbin. If that’s not bad enough, it comes in as number 6 on the magazine’s list of America's 10 Worst-Paying Sales Jobs. Sure, it doesn’t paint a very pretty picture, but there’s a lot more opportunity here than the stats convey. So why should a job seeker take a hard look at a career in door-to-door sales?

Industry Buzz: The Secrets of a Successful Talent Leader

February 26, 2013 | posted in: Industry Buzz | tagged as: Recruitment Marketing, Talent Leadership, Sales, Selling, Sales Process, Marketing, Twitter, Resumes, Job Postings, Talent Acquisition, Recruiting, Social Media
This week: the secrets to becoming a strategic talent leader; how traditional sales processes are disappearing—and how you can reach more customers; why your boring job ads are costing you candidates; 6 key disciplines for successful sales pros; and how Twitter is changing the interview process, one tweet at a time.

Balancing Acts: Building Recruiting Relationships on Solid Ground

February 5, 2013 | posted in: Human Resources | tagged as: Sales Recruiting, Human Resources, Hr, Vendor Selection, Recruiting, Interviewing, Professional Search, Hiring
The business of recruiting and filling open positions is generally a delicate balancing act. Establishing and maintaining relationships with our clients and candidates is crucial to filling the role with the right person. The focus here becomes understanding the needs of both, and determining whether a viable match can be made. The challenge is then engaging both parties throughout the hiring process.

Hiring Sales People for Keeps – and Keeping Headhunters Away

February 5, 2013 | posted in: Industry Buzz | tagged as: Sales Recruiting, Selling, Sales, Recruiting, Sourcing, Sales Management, Hiring, Social Media, Productivity
This week in the industry buzz: 5 questions to ask when hiring a sales manager; keeping your employees from getting poached by headhunters; how to bring out the best in your people; candidate sourcing trends for 2013; and how Twitter is burning up the Internet.

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