I’m guessing you generate the lion’s share of the revenue for your company. But have you ever stopped to think about your selling style? I have found that company owners tend to be either schmoozers or closers. Being a good schmoozer can undermine your closing ability, so knowing which one you are can reveal who your next hire should be.
The sales job market is picking up aggressively and hiring managers are urgently trying to find the right sales professionals to attain their first quarter goals. Many of our clients are still mindful of the last couple of years and the volatility of the economy, but nonetheless they are ready to take 2011 by storm and get back into the game.
Sometimes getting from where you are to where you'd like to be careerwise can seem like a daunting task. While time and experience help, other actions can speed the process along. Here, executives in a variety of fields share their tips on how to move up the ladder a bit faster. Accumulate knowledge. "Knowledge is power," says Linda Matzigkeit, senior vice president of strategic planning and human resources for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. "You need to read about your industry, know what people are doing and keep your edge on innovation."
Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal are increasingly optimistic about the pace of the recovery, predicting the U.S. will grow at better than a 3.2% annual rate in each quarter this year. "The U.S. economy appears to have successfully navigated the adjustment from a recovery driven primarily from economic stimulus and inventory rebuilding to one driven by private domestic demand and rising exports," said economists at Wells Fargo & Co. "Three percent growth looks pretty good, particularly with housing stuck in low gear."
With almost 20 years of experience in sales force recruitment, Kathleen Mauriot is a highly regarded and seasoned industry veteran. Kathleen has been recognized repeatedly for consistently surpassing hiring and revenue goals, and is widely admired by employers and peers alike for her instinctive ability to successfully bring candidates and clients together. A seasoned industry veteran, Christopher Simone has earned a reputation as a verified leader with a proven track record in sales, customer service, and customer retention. During the past 15 years, he has played a critical role in building successful customer-centric organizations, many from the ground up.
Territory Sales Manager opportunity. Our client offers Software and Services that provide Legal Practice Management Services Management & Support that is comprised of a fully qualified team of Legal & Administration professionals, as well as IT & Outsourcing specialists.
After three years of economic pain, a growing number of economists think 2011 will finally bring what everyone's been hoping for: More jobs and a self-sustaining recovery. "We're looking at some leading indicators on employment, and they're all flashing green lights," said Bernard Baumohl of the Economic Outlook Group, a Princeton, N.J. research firm. Though most economists still expect a painfully high unemployment rate of about 9% at the end of this year, some think that stat masks more important signs of strength.