Getting the the sales hiring process right is never easy, but it is vital to the long-term success of your business. It can be difficult for small and medium sized businesses as recruitment agencies can often be expensive and having the right industry contacts can sometimes be a struggle.
I took some time to have a chat with one of our partners last week, Jeff Gardner. As founder of one of the leading training and consulting organizations,
Business and technology have evolved both rapidly and simultaneously over the past century. Although many of our old practices aren’t completely extinct, they’re seldom seen in the day-to-day lives of most modern businesses, and, thankfully, have developed into more efficient alternatives; the letter is now the e-mail; filing paper now dragging and dropping; London to New York, now a Skype conference. On the whole, it’s fair to say that business has been a catalyst for change in technology, just as technology has been a catalyst for change in business
At sales-i we are always interested in what makes a successful salesperson. That’s why we recently carried out a survey of 254 sales professionals across the UK and USA to find out if their career paths may have been determined from an early age.
The below infographic highlights our findings.