Beware of Hiring Your Competitor’s Sales People

Hiring sales people from the competition always seems like a no-brainer, but there are many pitfalls with this hiring strategy. Lee Salz discusses that sales hiring is daunting for companies of all sizes. The key is to have a profile of your ideal sales candidate and interview the prospects against it. This will help you find the right sales talent for your team whether they worked for your competitor or not.

2 thoughts on “Beware of Hiring Your Competitor’s Sales People”

  1. Hiring sales people is difficult, because one must ensure that they match the culture of the new company, not just that of the previous company. How will you ensure you’re not making a costly hiring mistake?

    Hiring the right Sales Person is critical to your success, but it can be difficult to do. Here’s a video about how to find the right Sales Closer for your success and how hiring them can be easy:
    http://clearfit.com/howtohiresalescloser.php

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