Top 5 Podcasts for Marketing and Sales Professionals

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Sales and marketing are busy fields. Often, professionals in these areas want to improve their skills and knowledge, but have difficulty finding the time to focus on absorbing a great deal of new information. Enter the podcast. These short, prerecorded audio series are great for gathering new tips and tricks while commuting, working out or… Read more »

Excelling in Medical Sales as an Introvert

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The popular conception of sales professionals is they are outgoing, talkative individuals who thrive on interacting with others. While many extroverted people do well in sales, some of the most successful sales professionals in the medical device field today are introverts by nature. They’re quieter, more thoughtful, and may need time alone to “recharge” after… Read more »

Interview Questions to Ask That Will Challenge Your Candidates

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Candidates want to do their best in interviews, so they frequently prepare by thinking through the most commonly asked questions and how they’ll answer. While this sort of deep thought can provide insight to hiring managers, additional information can be learned only by bringing candidates out of their comfort zone. Here are some examples of… Read more »

How to Create a Five-Year Plan You Will Stick To

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A five-year plan can be a powerful tool that moves your career forward. But like any plan, it can’t boost your career by gathering dust in a drawer. If you’ve made plans in the past only to watch them fall through, here’s how to re-engineer your five-year plan so you can make it work for… Read more »

If You Want to Keep Top Talent, Help Them Advance Their Careers

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One trait top performers share is an intrinsic drive to improve and grow within their careers. As a result, these candidates tend to look for employers who offer opportunities to do just that. Great employers, in turn, demonstrate their promise to top candidates by investing in employees’ careers, helping them earn promotions and step into… Read more »

Developing a Social Recruiting Strategy Will Change the Way You Hire

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If you’ve ever wished that hiring your next sales or marketing superstar was as easy as keeping up with friends on social media, it’s time to create a social recruiting strategy. Social recruiting integrates with more traditional recruiting strategies. It leverages social media to allow companies to communicate with potential candidates, build their employment brand,… Read more »

3 Strategies to Make Your Hiring Process More Inclusive

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The data is in: Diversity makes workplaces stronger. To boost diversity in the workplace, a more inclusive approach to hiring is a must. Yet many managers are uncertain how to make hiring more inclusive, even when they embrace the importance of diversity in the workplace. Here are three strategies to boost the inclusion in your… Read more »

Are You Making Less Than You’re Worth?

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You love your job, and you enjoy working with your current team. There’s just one question that continues to nag at the back of your mind: Are you being paid what you’re worth? Salary data can be difficult to come by, even in the digital era. And while your company’s culture and your job’s demands… Read more »

How to Showcase Your Marketing Achievements When Looking for a Job

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When you’re looking for a job in marketing, standing out among other candidates can be tough. Not only are many qualified people also applying for the position, but your shared background in marketing means every candidate already knows how to position their own strengths to their best advantage. Nevertheless, there’s still a way to gain… Read more »

Don’t Get Left in the Dust: 5 Ways to Evolve Your Marketing and Sales Teams

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With the economy at full strength, companies in a range of industries are feeling the competitive heat. For sales and marketing teams, this means it’s time to improve their game – or get left in the dust. Here are five ways to improve the performance of your marketing and sales teams in a competitive environment…. Read more »