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Assessing Assessments

By Brad McDonald / January 21, 2020

Have you ever wondered why a once-promising new hire is performing far below your initial expectations? From one perspective, what’s happening here is pretty simple: the person you hired is not the person you interviewed. The dynamic at work in an interview situation is similar to the dynamic at work on a first date. Lots…

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Long-Term Success = Disciplined Hiring

By Todd Young / March 18, 2019

The hot labor market is stressing hiring managers and their organizations like no other job cycle in the last 20 years. Despite the mounting pressure of filling an open role, organizations that remain true to their hiring standards will win in the long term. As tempting as it may be to cut corners and quickly…

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How to Succeed at Treating the Job Interview Like A Sales Call [Podcast]

By Sandler Training / March 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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How to Succeed at Interviewing Salespeople

By Sandler Training / March 8, 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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Sales Interrogation, or Sales Interview?

By Antonio Garrido / August 17, 2017

If you’ve ever been unfortunate enough to have been taken in for questioning by the smartly dressed gentlemen and ladies of the FBI, you will likely have been exposed to a variety of sophisticated questioning strategies. NOTE: I have never been exposed to these strategies firsthand, of course, since I was nowhere near the docks…

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Rule #9: Don’t Get Smoked in the Interview

By Dave Mattson / July 19, 2017

Get The Sandler Rules for Sales Leaders in our online shop or purchase your Kindle version on Amazon. It is the definitive resource for effective sales leadership, based on the proven principles of the Sandler Selling System. Rule #9: Don’t get smoked in the interview. Search for the right candidate. What’s don’t get smoked in the interview mean?…

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