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Hiring a Productive Salesperson Can be Hard

By Sandler Training / June 11, 2020

Although the current unemployment rate has spiked up in many areas, hiring a productive salesperson can still be a huge challenge.

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How to Succeed at Onboarding New Salespeople [Podcast]

By Sandler Training / November 15, 2019

David Mattson, President and CEO of Sandler Training and 6-Time Best-Selling Author, talks about his fifth book, Sandler Rules for Sales Leaders. The book is on sale at https://shop.sandler.com/books/sandler-rules-sales-leaders, as well as, the companion video course: https://shop.sandler.com/online-courses/sandler-rules-sales-leaders-online-course This year, on Fridays, Dave talks about the attitude, behavior, and techniques of successful sales managers as he shares his…

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Interviewing Recent Grads for a Sales Position

By Sandler Training / August 19, 2019

There’s not much guidance out there for the person running the interview.

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Yes, But Can You Sell?

By Jonathan Farrington / July 24, 2019

Dear Jonathan, I am looking for some guidance, and I hope you can help me. We have just been presented with our sales results for Q1 to date, and for the fifth quarter running, I am going to miss quota – by quite a long way. In fact, only two of our team are over-achieving…

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Hiring & Onboarding Salespeople, with Karl Graf

By Sandler Training / January 17, 2019

Karl Graf, long-time Sandler trainer from Dallas, joins us to talk about how to hire and onboard top performing salespeople. Learn what to look for in new hires and how to outline an effective onboarding plan.

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The Right Hire

By Sandler Training / June 10, 2018

The world-famous Sandler management and communication principles adapted to the world of hiring and retention.

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Why Millennials Will Help Your Workforce Succeed

By Dave Mattson / September 12, 2016

According to the US Census Bureau, Millennials are over 80 million strong. Representing a quarter of the nation’s population, they are poised to have a dramatic impact on the business world over the next few years. As companies and organizations begin to experience the influence of the millennial generation, there’s a lot of generalizing and complaining…

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How to Succeed at Using DISC (podcast)

By Mike Montague / July 21, 2016

Markku Kauppinen, President and CEO of Extended DISC North America, recently appeared on the How to Succeed Podcast to talk about DISC. If you are not familiar with the DISC Behavioral Model, it first appeared in psychology and communication theory in 1929 and has evolved to become one of the most popular personality and hiring assessments in the world.…

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Hope Isn’t a Hiring Strategy When Looking for Salespeople

By Lynee Miller / May 5, 2016

Is your salesforce not performing? Too much turnover? Are your best sales people leaving for greener pastures? Our labor marketing and workplace culture for salespeople is changing, and organizations that are able to tap into this newly engaged, passionate workforce stand to gain market share and success for years to come.  Let’s talk about hiring.…

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7 Signs that Your Administrative Assistant Will Help You Excel

By Sandler Training / April 26, 2016

The right administrative assistant can help any organization flourish. When people think about a successful business, they tend to focus their attention on the importance of good leadership, but the value of the people working behind the scenes cannot be underestimated. Administrative assistants can help keep everyone on task and prepared to progress. When seeking…

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