Hiring the right sales rep to join your team is harder than it’s ever been. Keeping good reps is proving to be equally difficult.
Last week, during International Women’s Day, many female workers opted to stay home to protest the many inequalities they face. Thought leaders are calling on businesses to take action to address workplace inequalities propel more women into senior leadership positions.
If you’re spending your lunch break whining to your co-workers about how things would be different if you were in charge of the company, don’t expect anything to change. More often than not, the changes you want will come about only if you initiate them.
With the economy now on firm footing, employees who don’t like their current company cultures are seeking new opportunities. It’s not always easy to fix your culture, but Matthew Gonnering, the CEO of Widen, has a few ideas.
So the hotshot young coder you hired a few months ago came up with a new idea for a report that she was convinced would be a big hit with users. She made her case and the bottom line numbers looked good. She spent weeks on the project. The report has been available for a
Starting a new position, especially in a leadership role, is never easy. Naphtali Hoff urges you to figure out how your personality stacks up against the personality of the individual who left the position.
Employers who fail to spotlight big achievements or the extra effort put forth by a team member in an important situation risk losing their best people and can end up eroding company culture.
The best companies these days make the employee appraisal process a two-way street. In a recent Smartbrief.com column, Kelsey Martin explains how her company uses employee feedback to improve operations.
It seems like most managers have forgotten the mentorship part of their jobs – if you listen to the voice of the sales rep. “He doesn’t seem like he wants to help me out,” a respondent said about his manager in SalesFuel’s 2017 Voice of the Sales Rep study. “He is not around when I need him or he fails to see the importance of an issue I need his help to resolve.” These are direct quotes from two of the 725 salespeople SalesFuel polled in January 2017. And it’s what sales representatives are thinking, but aren’t telling their managers. Download this free white paper now!