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Every company knows an outstanding sales professional is worth their weight in gold – and a mediocre one can drag down an entire team. But how do you determine which of your available candidates is a superstar in waiting? Here are some of the best practices for hiring sales professionals: Embrace introverts A common assumption… Read more »

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Every marketing professional lists the skills they believe are most relevant to the job on their resume. But which skills stand out to employers and set those candidates’ resumes apart from the rest of the stack? Here are the skills most likely to help a marketing professional impress hiring managers and recruiters: Digital Skills Whether… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Industry insights, trends and news are essential to staying at the cutting edge of marketing, and podcasts are the perfect way to keep on top of it all. Add these ten podcasts to your routine. They’re perfect company at the gym or during your daily commute, and they’re full of advice that can help you… Read more »

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A positive candidate experience is essential to a strong hiring result. When candidates have a good experience, they’re more likely to place your team and company on the top of their list – and to recommend the experience to other strong candidates. One of the best ways to improve candidates’ experience with your company is… Read more »

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Your resume is your chance to summarize your strengths, stand out from other candidates, and land the interview of your dreams. It’s also a good place to start laying the foundation for the career you’re hoping to build with a prospective employer. Here are seven ways to build a resume that demonstrates your leadership skill… Read more »

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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 »

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the way we live and work. Upcoming AI-based technologies are even integrating with the pharmaceutical sales industry, changing the way sales professionals approach their jobs. Here are a few of the most highly anticipated innovations of 2019 and how pharmaceutical sales professionals can prepare now to make the most of… Read more »