Are You Driving Away Your Top Sales Reps? 3 Common Mistakes You Might Be Making

Are you experiencing high turnover in your sales organization? If you answered, "yes", you are not alone. In fact, in a recent study by Glassdoor for Employers, 68% of respondents said they would be looking for employment in 2015. With sales professionals in high demand, employers need to appeal to their interests and skills. With this in mind, we have created a list of "what not to do" when recruiting your top sales professionals for 2015.

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posted on- November 26, 2014   /   posted by- HireVue

Predictive Analytics: A New Way to Hire

In hiring, predictive analytics gains insight into a candidate using quantitative methods from specific data to predict top talent. Instead of analyzing what caused a bad hire, predictive analytics allows a hiring manager to analyze how to incorporate the right talent into their organization. Stop asking, “what happened?” and start asking, “what is next?”

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posted on- November 25, 2014   /   posted by- HireVue

How to Hire Veterans in Five Easy Steps

Currently the unemployment rate among US veterans is 9%, compared to 6.7% for civilians. Why is there such a significant gap? The challenge comes from a disconnect between job requirements and specific skill sets that veterans acquire during their military service. Translating their skills into the millions of job openings available after their service can be extremely difficult. And, with the current screening tools and processes, most veterans aren’t even considered. How can your company overcome these challenges and acquire some of the most underrated candidates? Follow our five, easy steps.

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posted on- November 20, 2014   /   posted by- HireVue

Three of the Best Secrets for Recruiting and Retaining Top Sales Talent

Highly effective sales professionals can be tricky for a company to recruit and retain. However in a recent survey, Glassdoor asked 1,000 successful sales professionals what their job seeking habits were and what their reasons would be for leaving their current position. They found that social media outreach was the most effective way to recruit a sales professional, 49% of respondents cited it as the top way to reach them. When asked what they would leave their jobs for, the top 3 reasons included salary and compensation, career growth opportunities and company culture.

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posted on- November 18, 2014   /   posted by- HireVue

Hiring Seasonal Workers? Hire Smart and Hire Right

The holiday season is a great way for people looking for extra money to land a temporary, seasonal position. However, be careful because hiring temporary employees can present some substantial legal traps-- here are some of the top pitfalls that employers should watch for.

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posted on- November 17, 2014   /   posted by- HireVue