// Quick Takes on Hiring+Selection
If your business is growing, you’ve likely noticed that hiring new employees is a big challenge. The current economic climate could lead you to make some hiring decisions on the fly.
The start of any new calendar year gets managers thinking about what they’d like to focus on or change. For many managers, the start of September serves as another key time.
We all know we’re dealing with a booming job market right now. Maybe that partly explains why only a couple of barely qualified candidates applied for your open position.
Attention to detail. We all know it’s important for some jobs, especially if you’re sending launching a satellite. Did you know there are different levels of attention to detail?
Are you having trouble hiring the kind of person you really want for an open position? In these economic boom times, employers are fortunate if they get a handful of applications from qualified candidates.
This is a encore episode for the short Memorial Day holiday work week. Jessica Ogilvie, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at Marquette University and a researcher on topics including strategic issues related to front line management, sales, and service. Most recently she was awarded the 2018 Excellence in Research Award by the American Marketing Association's Sales Special Interest Group. In episode 29, we discuss tips for recruiting on college campuses, the differences between what Gen Z and Millennials are looking for from a job, and how to keep young talent from job hopping.
Is one of the positions in your company getting a reputation? By reputation, I mean that nobody seems to stay in the job for long.
In some organizations, it’s becoming trendy to screen job applicants by asking them a proscribed set of questions and nothing more. Other organizations are in such a rush to get people into positions that they fail to discover how well a particular person will do at the company.
Carter Cast has uncovered the key reasons that good people — talented, motivated, got-game people — run into trouble when they move from contributing to managerial roles. This is fascinating research, especially in the context of a sales organization where so many great reps fail to make the leap to successful managers.
Michael Houlihan is the co-founder of Barefoot Wine, now, the world’s largest wine brand. He, along with Bonnie Harvey, are consultants, international keynote speakers and New York Times Bestselling authors. In episode 50, we discuss: the definition of The Money Map and why every manager should show this to their employees; how to get employees to understand where their salaries come from; how to identify and hire a “hustle” mentality; and the unique concept of a Two-Division Company (Sales and Sales Support).
// Making the Case for Talent Analytics
// On-Demand Webinars About Hiring+Selection
// Interviews with SalesFuel Executives About Hiring Salespeople
C. Lee Smith Talks Behavioral Analytics on the Lorne Epstein Radio Show
'Leadership Strategies for Tomorrow's Leaders' Features SalesFuel CEO
C. Lee Smith Leads Off New Season of All Business Podcast with Jeffrey Hayzlett
SalesFuel CEO Talks About Rep's Role in the Customer Journey on "Crack the Customer Code"
C. Lee Smith Featured on WABC Radio in New York
SalesFuel CEO Appears on Take the Lead Radio
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Every hire of a new salesperson is a gamble. Stack the deck in your favor.
— Lisa Rigsby, SalesFuel Director of Sales