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Sales Hiring & Recruiting

Recent graduates and older millennials are quickly becoming one of the most valuable workforce opportunities for sales-focused firms. In fact, nearly 6.7 million young Americans graduate each year without having a job lined up. The result is a massive untapped pool of talent with some of the most sought-after demographic characteristics for successful sales outcomes,

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“In the digital age, where anything and everything can be bought from just about anywhere, there is little differentiation between products and services. It means a business’ greatest asset and biggest distinction are its people.”—Marc Havercroft In Marvel’s universe, The Avengers are a team of Earth’s five mightiest superheroes, who come together to protect the

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Sound Masking Market Leader Adds U.S. Sales Force, Achieves Outstanding Year Over Year Growth Recognized as a worldwide leader in its market, Quebec-based Soft dB provides patented technologies and products for sound masking, acoustical consulting, and related services. Since 1996, Soft dB has been optimizing acoustic comfort for business and industrial clients. The company’s sound

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The world’s oldest professions is not immune to disruption. The evolving role of the sales rep, the maturation of millennials, the incorporation of big data and AI, and other ground-shaking variables are fundamentally impacting sales, forcing B2B sales leaders to brace for the shift. Here are nine things you need to know about how B2B

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Consistently ranked among the best places to live in the world, not to mention the largest city in Canada and commercial heartland of the country, Toronto also offers a strong business environment for employers to build their sales teams and for sales talent to advance their careers. This has created an evolving sales hiring landscape

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Diversity in the workplace has been an issue since the civil war. Fast forward to 2017 and a lack of diversity in the workplace remains an issue. In fact, a recent survey by Career Builder found that only 35 percent of women feel confident that compensation is dispensed equitably between the genders. As U.S. demographics continue to change alongside a

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Great salespeople do more than just consistently drive profitable revenue for their employers. They inspire confidence in customers and partners, increase brand trust, and contribute to a positive company culture. And, these salespeople are rare, representing only 10 to 15 percent of the sales population. If you want to accurately identify these top salespeople in an interview

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Evidence of common attributes amongst top salespeople comes from many high profile studies. Spend some time with top sales talent and it will quickly become evident that they share common characteristics. Sales leaders of high performance sales teams understand that knowing these traits is critical in the hiring of their sales reps. So, what are the characteristics

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