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Tag: Sales leadership Coaching

The Best Sales Tactics Are About Much More Than Just Closing Deals

Hopefully everyone who is reading this piece knows that sales is an art. This means that sales is comprised by skills that can be learned and mastered – and the beauty of it is that you can always learn more. Even the most experienced sales people I know can always add a thing or two to their skillset that will help them ask better questions, increase their probability of success and ultimately close more deals. What I am about to share with you was something I had the opportunity to learn recently from Jeff West. Jeff is a successful salesman that spent over three decades in sales and sales leadership. He came to LINK Staffing to teach us about Fusion Points, and how they can be used to “craft” our success in sales.

Tag: Sales leadership Coaching

Sales Coaching Can Teach Employees How To Be Top Performers

Sometime last week I had the honor to learn from Bill Eckstrom, President and founder of the EcSell Institute – a business whose mission is to impact performance of sales departments by increasing quality of sales coaching. Bill came all the way from Nebraska to Link’s headquarters in Houston, TX, to share with us his knowledge and wisdom to help us achieve high performance sales, and impact businesses in a positive way, with employee satisfaction and solutions to sales departments. Bill teaches us that, before understanding how to coach, we must first learn why coaching is important and what coaching is.

Tag: job search

1. Taking Too Many Breaks During Your Search

Let’s face it…we have all been there. Unemployment accompanied with a job search can be exhausting and discerning. Although its ok to take the occasional breather, don’t allow yourself lengthy breaks every time you are discouraged, or even worse, when you are making some progress.

Tag: how to retain good employees

When it comes to retaining your top talent and avoiding constant turnover, you need to plan ahead. People are no longer staying at companies for 20, 10 or even 5 years anymore. This is partly due to millennials making up a larger percentage of the workforce and their tendency to “job-hop.” Job hopping can be caused by many things: Whether it’s boredom, desire for better pay or a career change, feeling underappreciated and overworked, or for better opportunities and more options, companies are losing top talent at an alarming rate.

Tag: recruiting

Social Media is no longer just a way to connect with friends and family, but it has quickly evolved into a useful recruiting and screening tool to help make sure that you are hiring the right candidates.  With 3 out of 4 American adults on social networking, if your company isn’t present on social media, you may be missing out on valuable job candidates. And if you aren’t screening prospective candidates, you may be missing some major red flags, or In turn, something that sets them apart from other candidates.

Tag: hiring strategy

Before you invest your time, money and insanity into hiring new candidates and filling vital positions, it is good idea to research and understand current workplace trends and how they will affect your workplace. Forbes.com has captured research and insights that they have tracked through hundred of studies released by companies and third parties. Here are the top 7 trends to be aware of in 2015: