When creating a job description for a new sales rep, people often struggle with how many years of experience they should require for the position. Since every sales position varies, it’s important to figure out the right amount of experience needed for each specific job. Evaluating the job duties, work location, your budget, and your training methods can provide insight into how many years of experience you should require. Use these four factors to help you find not only the right experience level, but also a good candidate for the job.
This post is Part 2 in a Salesjournal Series on “Making Your Business Attractive to Top Talent.” Part 1 asked “Is Your Business Attractive to Top Talent?”
Attracting top talent is a struggle for almost every company. An essential element to combating this problem is being able to market your company and your positions effectively. Appealing job descriptions, marketing your open positions broadly, and making your website current and accessible are critical to your success in attracting top talent.
1. Make Your Job Description Appealing to Top Talent
Although the job description has been around for years and there have been many advancements in hiring in that time, it is still important in the talent attraction puzzle. At a minimum, it helps the hiring manager and the rest of the team get on the same page with the basic requirements and skills needed, and will lay out some of the selection criteria that will be used to assess the candidate. Continue reading Market Your Company and Positions to Attract Top Talent