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How to Choose Between Personality Tests and Sales Assessments

Finding good salespeople is one of the biggest challenges that sales VPs face today. Most sales managers find themselves stuck in a never-ending quest to hire quality salespeople that will help grow the company to new levels. And, as you gain more hiring experience, chances are you are learning that the standard resume review/interview routine just is not enough to truly determine the quality of your sales candidates. While a potential hire may look great on paper, and seem promising in the interview, hiring on intuition alone is one of the biggest mistakes you can make in building your sales
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What is a Sales Aptitude Test & How Can It Help Your Sales Team? [Infographic]

Are you tired of hiring salespeople that seem promising during the interview, but sizzle out quicker than you can say “follow-up call?” You are in good company. In fact, according to Hubspot, 40% of all salespeople do not understand customer pain, which plays a large role in the fact that 75% of salespeople miss their quotas. As you can see, this underperforming sales rep problem is something that has plagued the entire sales community, not just your company. However, it is time to make a change and no longer be a part of the above statistics. Continue reading the information below to
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How to Choose the Best Sales Assessment for Your Company

Finding the Best Sales Assessment for Your Team You are looking at your sales stats for the past quarter, and are realizing that things did not go as well as you had hoped. After spending some time reviewing what could possibly have led to these lackluster sales, you have finally come to determine that the basis of your sales problems is your sales team. But you thought these salespeople would be fabulous? They performed so well in their interviews and you felt very strongly that they would give your company the boost you were looking for to take things to
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How to Choose the Right Sales Assessment for Your Company

Another sales quarter is nearly over and your sales have not been growing as expected. You have already ruled out any external factors that could have been contributing to the slow growth, so the cause must be coming from within your company. You realize that your current hiring process is letting more than a few bad eggs on to your sales team. All your candidates performed well during the interview process, but their numbers out in the field are rotten. You are ready to take a new approach to screening candidates. Now may be the time to consider adding an
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How Your Interview Room Changes the Interview

How to Use Design, Layout and Location to Get the Most Out of Your Sales Interviewees Think about the space you use most in your interviews. Is it in your office? The conference room? A coffee shop? Did you pick this space with specific intentions, or was it just the most convenient for the appointment time? Did you know that the space you choose may actually impact the outcome of your interview? The design and atmosphere of an interview room can either set candidates at ease or put them on guard. How Your Interview Room Changes the Interview was last
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Can Introverts Sell?

What do you imagine when you think of the word “introvert”? Did you picture a salesman? Most imagine a wallflower, someone who speaks when spoken to, possibly avoiding eye contact with a gaze fixed upon the ground. Yet introverts flourish in sales all the time. The key is to understand that being introverted is not the same as being shy. It is similar to the well-known square/rectangle classification: shy people may be introverts, but introverts are not necessarily shy. Just take a look at the difference between the traits of each. Can Introverts Sell? was last modified: January 20th, 2015
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