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Top 15 Sales Interview Questions

Whilst sales people are often very competent at selling, when it comes to selling themselves in interview, sometimes, some people miss the mark. If you are great at interviews and always get the job, this blog is not for you. If on the other hand, you have had a few interviews and were unsuccessful in securing the role, perhaps the following questions may be of…

Generations – It’s All About Change

Now that Generation Z are entering the workforce in greater numbers (21 years old), we will have 4 generations in the workplaces, in some organisations maybe even 5 if you still have a few traditionalists. A baby boomer or a traditionalist may have experienced change in their life time and career, but this will be nothing compared to what our younger Gen A or iGen…

Sales from a Recruiter’s Perspective – What We Really Think

The size and scope of sales as an employment and business path cannot be understated. As one of our consultants has said, “if you can see it, you can sell it”. There are too many sales roles and specific sales industries to mention, but that doesn’t mean we can’t talk about them. The very nature of sales, the process, why sales matters to a business…

Keeping an Open Mind in an Open Space

Opinions are mixed on the benefits and drawbacks of an open plan office. What cannot be denied though is how we all struggle to remain productive in them. With a layout designed to encourage collaboration, distractions are a sure byproduct, capable of delaying or derailing your focus. As I write this, I am sitting in our own open plan office in Melbourne, complete with communal…

To Gig Or Not To Gig

About 2.5 million Australians are now employed on a casual basis, according to The Australian Bureau of Statistics. That’s more than a quarter of the workforce. What is the gig economy you might ask?  The gig economy is an ever-increasing group of people who are choosing to no longer work 9-5 for one employer in favour of working independently on a task by task or project by…