13 Serious Questions to Ask Before Hiring Your Next Sales Candidate20180524184535

13 Serious Questions to Ask Before Hiring Your Next Sales Candidate

Does your sales candidate align with what your job requires? I recommend that you conduct a competitive comparison of their previous sales job and the...
Yet Another 10 Revealing Interview Questions to Ask Sales Candidates20180403153436

Yet Another 10 Revealing Interview Questions to Ask Sales Candidates

Before hiring a sales rep, conduct an apples-to-apples job comparison. Line up the structure and activities of your sales job and your candidates curr...
Why is Your Sales Rep Failing?20180313005829

Why is Your Sales Rep Failing?

Why is your sales rep failing? Our research shows that there are many reasons why a sales rep fails to achieve their quota. For the purpose of this ar...
Company Hires “Superstar” Sales Rep. It Doesn’t End Well. [Sales Story]20171127165724

Company Hires “Superstar” Sales Rep. It Doesn’t End Well. [Sales Story]

Hiring good salespeople is a challenge. There are so many factors that can contribute to a sales reps’ success or failure. In fact, just one or two sm...
Another 10 Revealing Interview Questions to Ask Sales Candidates20171002171857

Another 10 Revealing Interview Questions to Ask Sales Candidates

This is a follow-up to my previous article: 10 Revealing Interview Questions to Ask Sales Candidates. This article focuses on making a job comparison ...
7 Questions That Reveal Why Your Sales Team is Underperforming20170919174413

7 Questions That Reveal Why Your Sales Team is Underperforming

Why is your sales team not meeting your expectations? I ask this question to my clients on a first call to get their perceptions about why their sale ...
9 Reasons Why Top Salespeople Leave20170718152605

9 Reasons Why Top Salespeople Leave

Finding good salespeople is hard enough. Losing a good one can really sting. Why top salespeople leave can be a mystery. According to Harvard Business...
Avoid Hiring the Wandering Sales Candidate20170522221554

Avoid Hiring the Wandering Sales Candidate

Hiring salespeople is difficult. In this series, I identify a group of sales candidates who, when hired, fail to meet expectations. But they all have ...
Beware of Hiring the Golden Child20170515185322

Beware of Hiring the Golden Child

In this series, I identify a group of sales candidates who you might hire, but fail to meet expectations. They all have one thing on common: they inte...
Never Put This Person in a Hunter Sales Role20170421022836

Never Put This Person in a Hunter Sales Role

In this series, I identify a group of sales candidates who, when hired, fail to meet expectations. But they all have one thing in common: they intervi...
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