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Recruiting in a Post-Recession World

April 9, 2013 | posted in: Human Resources | tagged as: Human Resources, College Grads, Hiring, Recruiting, Interviewing, Candidate Qualification
Thanks to a flooded candidate marketplace and increased competition for entry-level jobs, young people are taking the long way around to a professional career path. While it may seem like there is a shortage of talent, what’s really happening is a flood of candidates who may have great skills, but poor resumes.

5 Ways Sales Recruiting Goes Off Track—and How to Adjust Your Course

March 19, 2013 | posted in: Human Resources | tagged as: High Volume Recruiting, Applicant Tracking System, Job Postings, Sales, Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Sales Recruiting, Ats, Interviewing, Metrics, Recruitment Process, Sourcing, Building Candidate Pools
Recruiting talented sales professionals continues to be a challenge, even with all the great candidates on the market. Part of why sales hiring can be so difficult is because of the sales recruiting process, rather than the candidate pool itself. Recruiters may uncover strong candidates with the right skills for the job, but end up losing them to a complex or lengthy recruitment process.

Industry Buzz: The Secrets of a Successful Talent Leader

February 26, 2013 | posted in: Industry Buzz | tagged as: Talent Leadership, Social Media, Talent Acquisition, Sales, Marketing, Sales Process, Recruiting, Resumes, Selling, Twitter, Recruitment Marketing, Job Postings
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.

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

February 26, 2013 | posted in: Sales | tagged as: Sales, Direct Sales, Selling, Door To Door 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?

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