Do You Know the Impact of Hiring a Superstar Employee?

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When staffing firms ask hiring managers about hiring superstar employees, one response appears over and over: “We’d love to do that, but we just don’t have the budget.” Many companies believe they can’t afford to hire their industry’s top talent. In fact, most companies can’t afford not to do so. Sales and marketing A-players help… Read more »

Do You Dread Hiring for Your Sales Team? Here’s How to Streamline the Process

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Hiring sales professionals can be difficult. For many sales team managers, the need to hire a new team member presents a challenge they’d rather not face unless absolutely necessary. But hiring new sales team members doesn’t have to be a chore. Here’s how to improve and streamline the process so you can screen, interview and… 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 »

Is Your Sales Process Hurting Your Career?

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Sales professionals thrive when they have a strong, reliable sales process that allows them to rely on productive habits while also adapting to the changing circumstances in each unique sales call or appointment. Without a strong sales process, your career in sales may suffer. If your productivity is dropping or your career doesn’t reflect the… Read more »

These Are the Most Sought-After Sales Skills of 2018

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Some sales skills never go out of style. Others increase or decrease in demand as companies respond to changing trends in sales and marketing. While information gathering, listening and critical thinking will always be in high demand, here are some of the emerging sales skills employers are looking for in 2018: Relationship Building In an… Read more »

5 Traits to Look for When Hiring Biotech Sales Professionals

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When you’re hiring biotech sales professionals, it’s important to look for those who have not only the on-paper qualifications, but also the traits that help sales staff thrive in a competitive environment. Here are five traits of outstanding salespeople that can help your next biotech sales candidate achieve new heights. Curiosity and Drive The best… Read more »

Mid-Year Check: Are Your Sales and Marketing Goals on Track?

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2017 is halfway over, which means it’s a great time to review your sales and marketing goals. A mid-year check allows you to evaluate your progress so far, and help your department identify the best place to focus to ensure 2017 ends strong. How to Evaluate Your Sales and Marketing Progress Evaluation helps your company… Read more »

How to Build a Scalable Recruiting Strategy

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A good recruiting plan grows as the company grows. It’s adaptable enough to meet the challenges ahead, but also focused and responsive enough to get results. How can you build a scalable recruiting strategy? Keep these tips in mind: Make your applicant tracking system work for you. An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) can help you… Read more »

Experiencing High Turnover? These Reasons May Be to Blame

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A high rate of employee turnover hurts businesses. It seems that just after have you brought in new talent and showed them the ropes that they announce their plans to leave. This leads to teams having difficulty trusting one another, and individuals scrambling to fill in the “gaps” when positions are left vacant. Planning for… Read more »

Certifications to Look for When Hiring Biotech Sales Talent

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In some ways, great sales talent in the biotech industry is indistinguishable from great sales talent in other industries. Top sales professionals are motivated, outgoing, and inspired to keep learning more about new products, services, and procedures. When all your top candidates meet these criteria, however, how can you choose among them? One way is… Read more »