Check out the following tips that will help you to write a professional sales job description for hiring great sales people.
Hiring sales people is not a task to be taken lightly. Great sales people make your job easier, your company more competitive, and your bottom line healthier. But how do you sort through your numerous sales job applicants to find those one or two superstars that you need?
Don’t skimp on your sales hiring process. Putting a extra time and energy into hiring sales people will pay off enormously in the long run when you have ambitious and self-sufficient sales people working for you. This might mean that you put aside some of your own projects for a few days or getting some help with your sales job description. Remember that star sales people can be choosy, so they shop around for the best companies while they’re searching for a a new sales job. If your job description looks amateurish and sloppy, they may skip right over you. Check out the following tips that will help you to write a professional sales job description for hiring great sales people.
Once you’ve invested some time and thought into creating a well-designed sales job description, the resumes will flood in. If you also prepare well for on-boarding sales people, you’ll be in a great position to get your new sales star selling immediately.
Remember that sales people are skilled at selling themselves, so part of your job when it comes to hiring sales people is to be discriminating during the interview process. When hiring sales people, verify claims with hard data if possible, and ask hard-hitting, specific questions to those who seem more comfortable with generalities and future success.
Hiring sales people doesn’t have to be stressful and risky. Just prepare well and follow through.
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.