7 years ago
February 14, 2017

4 Tips to Show Your Sales Team Some Love

Want to get the most out of your sales team? Want to keep them engaged and productive? Read these 4 Tips to Show Your Sales Team Some Love.

Rhys Metler

Since it’s Valentine’s Day, we thought it would be a good idea to share some great ideas for how you can show your sales team some love today, and throughout the year. After all, they are the ones in the trenches working the phones, answering inquiries online, and they are the ones converting leads into sales and helping your company meet its business objectives.

Showing them some love and appreciation from time to time can do a lot to get your sales team motivated and ensure they are regularly meeting their sales targets.

Show Your Sales Team Some Love with These Tips

Recognizing the hard work and dedication from your sales team can do a lot to improve employee morale and create a desirable organizational culture. Here are 4 ways to show some love to your sales team:

1. Provide regular and constructive feedback:

Sales reps want to know how they are doing, and they want to know regularly. Providing constructive feedback, and coaching your team on ways to improve and boost sales performance will be appreciated and well received.

2. Give them the tools they need to be successful:

If you want your team to succeed, you need to give them the tools and resources they need to do their job to the best of their abilities. Listen to what your sales reps have to say about current sales practices, the CRM, and listen to their recommendations for the sales tools they need to improve performance.

3. Recognize dedication:

Dedicated employees are hard to find, and they do not come around that often. If you have a dedicated sales team, recognize their efforts. How you recognize them will depend on your team and organizational culture. A simple “good job” can go a long way to making your team feel valued.

4. Make things fun:

Keeping things fun and interesting shows that you are thinking about your team. Not every sales job is exciting, so making things fun by having contests and making time for team building events will make them feel important and give them a much needed break from a typical day of sales.

Use these and other techniques to show your sales team that you appreciate their hard work.

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Rhys Metler

Rhys is a tenacious, top performing Senior Sales Recruiter with 15+ 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 daughters, BBQing on a hot summer day and tropical vacations.