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Rookie Managing Mistakes: Skip Out On the Worst of Them

by Melanie Korn | Category: Article

Posted on March 22, 2019 at 10:41:15 AM


So you were hired as a sales manager. Then the team grew to help with the business developments and somewhere along the way you’ve gone from managing a few employees to the double digits and growing pains are a real thing you’re facing.  Here’s three common rookie mistakes you can easily avoid as a manager: You Can’t Manage Them All Sure you wish you can, and in the beginning you could, it’s easy to check on employee number 4 and 5 on your team, but come employee 8, 9, 10, 25 and more - you can’t manage them all. As a manager it’s easy to think that you’ve mastered the task by beings available to all, trying to solve everyone’s problems and keeping everyone on task. But there’s more to a top sales manager than having a hand in everything happening. The best managers build a network of employees who inter-depend on one another, rather than their boss.  If you’re feeling bogged down, struggling to grow...


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Busting Boredom One Sales Pitch at a Time

by Melanie Korn | Category: Article

Posted on March 20, 2019 at 10:35:17 AM


Reflect on the past 5 to 10 years of life. Boredom? Maybe. The most exhausting seasons of life are often submerged in complete boredom driving you to more tiredness and lack of satisfaction from day to day. Boredom hits us all – from CEO to hourly paid parking attendants. We can’t avoid it, but we can work to overcome it. Bored employees are less productive – “well DUH!” you exclaim. But beyond killing productivity, the work quality decreases and business is dragged down one by one – the bored employees are killing numbers, goals and success. If we cannot erase boredom from our lives, we must focus on overcoming it. As the CEO or parking lot attendant, boredom must be overcome for success. We frequently work with sales managers. Hiring top candidates that drive business forward. Sales Recruiters, Inc. represents the strongest sales talent in a number of verticals. We’ve seen the best and the worst of candidates plagued by boredom and the ones...


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Want Your Resume to be Noticed?

by Melanie Korn | Category: Article

Posted on February 06, 2019 at 01:02:13 PM


Have you ever applied for a position and wondered why you never heard a word from the company or recruiter? It’s easy to submit a resume and just wait. For most jobs, hundreds of resumes flood in and are stacked in a pile to be scanned over and sorted through. Getting your resume noticed in a digital world with so many formats, text, etc. is no easy task.   Alter your Resume Each time to apply for a position; alter your resume slightly to fit the style of job you are applying for. Submitting the same resume to every position could cause you to miss out on an interview, simply because you could have tailored and highlighted points that are significant to this or that job opening. Understand the position you are applying for and create an identity that explains your experience and skills as related to that positions needs.     Keep it Clean You might love colored text and fancy fonts, but for a resume submission, keep it clean. If you choose to use colors (other...


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