3 years ago
January 5, 2015

3 Reasons Why Using a Sales Recruitment Agency Can Help Land a Great Sales Job

If you are hunting for a new sales job today, it can be tough to know which companies are hiring and which companies you may want to work for. Its to

Rhys Metler

Land a Great Sales JobIf you are hunting for a new sales job today, it can be tough to know which companies are hiring and which companies you may want to work for. It’s tough to really understand how a company works internally and what the culture of the sales team is until you actually start the job. Unfortunately, at that point, it’s too late. Using a sales recruitment agency can help you find the best sales job and give you better insight into how the company operates. Here are 3 reasons to use a sales recruitment agency when looking for your next sales job.

Access to More Jobs

Sales recruitment agencies work with hundreds of companies helping them hire great sales people. Quite often, they will have jobs that are not even posted on the company’s own website. Companies work with sales recruiters to ensure they are only interviewing the highest quality candidates. Over and above that, when a sales recruitment agency meets a great sales person, they will also reach out to other clients who may not be actively looking but will interview great sales people. Good sales recruiters actively try and get you in front of good companies that may or may not be looking for a sales person but will hire them when they meet them.

Save Time

Hiring a sales recruitment agency is in a sense like hiring your own personal sales recruiter.  You’ll have a professional that is actively seeking the perfect sales job for you. This means you won’t have to spend as much time scouring jobs boards looking for the next step in your sales career. Once they have interviewed you, they will only present you to companies that are ready to hire and are a match to your unique selling style and personality.

Tools for Success

Because of the nature of what they do, sales recruitment agencies have a vested interest in seeing you succeed and have many tools to help you in your job search. They will start with helping you clearly articulate your personal value proposition on your resume so that it is in line with what a potential employer is looking for. You will also have access to all of their resources about preparing for a sales interview and how to answer sales specific interview questions. You will have a whole team of people who are there to make sure you are on top of your game when meeting a potential employer by providing you with tips and advice.

If you have been trying to find you next sales job but can’t seem to find the right fit, you’re not alone.

The key is to set yourself apart from the crowd, but that’s always easy to do on your own. But with a sales recruitment agency you will have access to jobs you never knew existed, have trained professionals helping you apply for them and to be prepared when you land that sales interview. Working with a sales recruitment agency can mean the difference between finding your dream sales job or staying where you are.

Rhys Metler

Rhys is a tenacious, top performing Senior Sales Recruiter with 11+ years of focused experience in the Digital Media, Mobile, Software, Technology and B2B verticals. He has a successful track record of headhunting top performing sales candidates for some of the most exciting brands in North America. He is a Certified Recruitment Specialist (CRS) and has expert experience in prospecting new business, client retention/renewals and managing top performing sales and recruitment teams. Rhys enjoys spending quality time with his wife, son, and two daughters, BBQing on a hot summer day, tropical vacations and cottaging.