KiteDesk Interviews the Principal of SalesDrive, LLC

KiteDesk, a company who uses “the most accurate Internet research technologies and databases to find and capture the best Leads,” has chosen to highlight SalesDrive, LLC on their blog. As an avid advocate of SalesDrive’s systems, KiteDesk has seen first-hand the success that SalesDrive, LLC brings to companies. Representing SalesDrive, LLC in this interview is Dr. […] Read the rest of this entry KiteDesk Interviews the Principal of SalesDrive, LLC

Spotting Lies on a Resume

5 Tips for Identifying Lies on a Resume It is common practice today to fib a little bit on a resume. In fact, a study conducted at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst suggests that approximately 60% of adults cannot hold a conversation for 10 minutes without lying. While this may provide advantages to applicants, […] Read the rest of this entry Spotting Lies on a Resume

6 Reasons Why So Many Bad Salespeople Get Hired

Every company tries its best to recruit, interview and vet salespeople before hiring them. But way too many bad salespeople still get through, jump on the payroll and do not produce. As Seinfeld might say, “What’s up with that?” It is all too common to hire bad salespeople. Unfortunately, this is more than just a hassle. […] Read the rest of this entry 6 Reasons Why So Many Bad Salespeople Get Hired

How to Hire a Salesperson for a Vacant Territory

One of the most frustrating challenges that hiring managers face is how to hire a salesperson for a vacant territory. The loss of revenue and opportunity costs can make the temptation almost overwhelming to quickly fill the territory with the first candidate they can find. However, although settling for just any salesperson may relieve some […] Read the rest of this entry How to Hire a Salesperson for a Vacant Territory

How Important is Talent Acquisition in Building a Sales Team?

It starts with talent. Talent acquisition is the single, most important element of building a world class sales team, period. Without talent and the right personality, the best training and management cannot create miracles. All sports teams know that they can only go so far without great athletes. Yet you would be surprised how many companies […] Read the rest of this entry How Important is Talent Acquisition in Building a Sales Team?

My Candidate’s Sales Personality Test Score was Lower than Expected . . . Should I Re-Test Him?

Despite our initial screening efforts, sales candidates occasionally score lower on the online sales test than expected on measures of Drive. For example, candidates with a history of success at a large company may have relied on its brand recognition and collateral materials. Similarly, some candidates are strong interviewees, and can look great on paper and […] Read the rest of this entry My Candidate’s Sales Personality Test Score was Lower than Expected . . . Should I Re-Test Him?

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