Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

Category: Sales & Marketing

5 Mistakes Hiring Managers Make When Hiring Salespeople

Posted on May 27th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Industry Resources, Person, Recruitment, Sales & Marketing, Vivian Fung. Comments Off on 5 Mistakes Hiring Managers Make When Hiring Salespeople

Hiring the perfect sales person can be a challenging task and it is something that hiring managers often get wrong.  Over the past few years we have seen hiring managers make mistakes that have cost them much more than just money – remember in sales, business relationships is a very important factor that has to … Read More »


Industry Overview: Alberta Oil Sands

Posted on May 6th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Engineering, Industry Resources, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on Industry Overview: Alberta Oil Sands

Alberta’s Volatile Oil Industry

Alberta has been enjoying the boom of the oil industry for the past decade. However, this changed over the course of a night when oil prices dropped. This caused a chain reaction in other industries which has caused a series of problems for the province.

Around October 2014, the falling prices of crude … Read More »


Soft Skills – The Best Hidden Tool Your Sales Person Could Have

Posted on January 13th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Career, Career Development, HR Management, Industry Resources, Person, Recruitment, Ria Inducil, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on Soft Skills – The Best Hidden Tool Your Sales Person Could Have

It is a brand new year and reports and targets are everywhere. But, let’s face it – targets are pointless without a team of hardworking, intuitive sales people. Sales people are perhaps the life blood of an organization. In order to be successful in meeting your target, you must have a team of passionate and … Read More »

Summer Slump? Thirteen things you can do today to beat it…and drum up some new business, pronto

Posted on August 13th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on Summer Slump? Thirteen things you can do today to beat it…and drum up some new business, pronto

Summer is an excruciatingly slow time of year for many businesses – but it doesn’t have to be. If you’re currently experiencing the dreaded summer slump, I’ve got some suggestions. Like, thirteen of ’em. Now go forth and drum up some new business.

In Sales? These Sales Statistics Will SHOCK You. (They Might Even Change Your Business)

Posted on May 21st, by Henry Goldbeck in Ria Inducil, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on In Sales? These Sales Statistics Will SHOCK You. (They Might Even Change Your Business)

In sales? Then you’ve got to know these shocking statistics (and more): 80% of sales are made on the fifth to twelfth contact…but 48% of sales people never follow up beyond the first contact.