06.16.14 | Job Search & Career | Samuel Reich, Consultant at Treeline, Incorporated
Being in sales is no easy task. Our days do not normally consist of the normal 9am-5pm clock-in and clock-out. We are constantly working to sign on new business, add value to our consumers and ultimately drive revenue. With that being said, sales is unique in nature and is not for everyone. I have found that it is the little things that separate the “good” sales reps from the “great” sales reps.
06.10.14 | Sales Recruiting | Tyler Ordway, Business Development Representative at Treeline, Incorporated
When managing accounts and talking to clients who have invested time and money into your organization, it is important to remember the basic fundamentals of interpersonal interaction. Treat others as you would like to be treated and show enthusiasm in what it is that you are talking about. Stay knowledgeable on your product and communicate frequently with those you are in contact with.
05.20.14 | Sales Recruiting | Dan Fantasia, CEO at Treeline, Incorporated
Have you ever taught a sales technique and then witnessed it perfectly executed on you. How about in the most obvious situation? This story starts with years of rejecting the litany of requests from our children to buy a dog. My wife and I finally said yes. So we researched the type of dog we wanted and found the “perfect breed and breeder”. The breeder was actually too perfect, but I will get to that shortly. We decided to surprise the kids on a Friday night with our decision to buy a dog. The next day we went on our
05.20.14 | Sales Recruiting | Chelsey Canavan, Marketing Manager at Treeline, Incorporated
As salespeople, we have to deal with a certain amount of uncertainty in our jobs. No matter how close a deal is to closing, in the back of our minds, we know that it’s never too late for a deal to completely fall through at the last second. We’ve all experienced it, and we’ve all been left feeling devastated and frustrated because of it. We’ve all had great sales success and unfortunately, some let downs, but I have learned that I have accomplished much more success when I recognize whether a prospect is good or bad for business in the early steps of the process.
10.16.13 | Sales Recruiting | Dan Fantasia, Founder and CEO of Treeline, Incorporated
Looking back in time and reviewing the evolution of hiring employees has been very interesting. There are key fundamental hiring challenges that have plagued companies since the post industrial revolution that continue today. Companies of old and new face the same basic challenges. We discuss these challenges and speak to the modern day solutions to support hiring employees.
06.14.13 | Sales Recruiting | Sean Cashman, Senior Consultant at Treeline Incorporated
Every time I sit down with a company to learn how their sales process works and what kind of sales professionals they are looking for, I hear the same message over and over. “We need a pure hunter to go out there and bring on new business.”It makes sense, a pure hunter: Captures new business,New business brings new dollars,New dollars equates to growth and everyone is happy. This is the formula I hear day-in-and-day-out. But, is new business worth its weight? Does the cost of going after a new client to qualify, present, and close make the most sense?
06.03.13 | Sales Recruiting | Christopher Simone, Vice President at Treeline Incorporated
We recently shared a review of “The Challenger Sale” by Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson of CEB. The Challenger Sales Model is a framework for solution selling enabled by organizational capabilities and Sales management fundamentals. “The Challenger Sale” outlines three primary attributes of manager excellence as reflected in CEB data, “Selling, Coaching, and Owning”. This blog focuses on the coaching attribute.