Despite what the federal government and certain media outlets would like us to believe about the “recovering economy,” for many unemployed and underemployed Americans, it still seems impossible to find a stable, full-time job that pays enough to support a small family. The bulk of new jobs consist of temporary or contract jobs that pay little more than minimum wage.
Besides the health care industry, one area in which there always seems to be jobs is sales. Why is this? Well, it has a lot to do with the fact that every business needs to hire sales people to continue building their customer bases, as well as to remain connected with existing customers. However, sales is tough, because most, if not all, of a salesperson’s pay is generated via commission. Thus, many salespeople find out that they ca
Finding the right sales people for your business can be a challenge. There are so many candidates out there competing for a job in sales, it is hard to know who will bring you the most return. Many companies today are finding that turning the stressful process over to executive recruiting firms can actually save time and money.
Although you may be hesitant to spend money on a recruitment agency, it usually proves to be less expensive in the long run. The reason these headhunters can be a money saver is because out of all of the sales people in America, 40% will miss quota, 22% are not trainable and only 10% will actually provide a return on investmen