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  • Face-to-face approach to staff retention

    A market research company has improved staff retention by adopting a more personalised approach to financial benefits and retirement planning.Information Resources scrapped its online financial benefits sites and wrote to its entire staff inviting them to have an individual meeting with a... [more...]

  • Positive discrimination recruitment laws introduced

    Equalities minister Harriet Harman has set out plans that will allow companies to use positive discrimination to boost recruitment equality.Under the proposals, companies will be able to favour female and ethnic minority candidates when recruiting for sales jobs and other positions.Commenting on... [more...]

  • 'Security threat' deters mobile working

    Sales jobs employees are being deterred from using mobile workstations because of potential security threats, a Hypertec survey has found.Some 70 per cent of mobile workers are concerned about their work being viewed while they commute.Four in ten opt not to work on busy trains altogether... [more...]

  • Financial services recruitment 'will make 2009 comeback'

    Financial services sales recruitment is set for a resurgence in 2009, according to a new survey.The Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) shows that more than two thirds of executive search firm heads are in agreement that financial services recruitment will recover soon.Some 44 per... [more...]

  • Employers face resignations over health concerns

    More than half of employees would consider quitting if their health concerns were not addressed by their employer, a new survey has revealed.This will highlight the importance of responding to problems, such as sales jobs stress, or offering private medical care as part of an employee benefits... [more...]

  • IT sales set to be hit by bank cuts

    IT sales jobs employees face a difficult time trying to sell to banks, according to Cititec.The IT recruiter has warned that banks are cutting back on the amount they are willing to spend on IT contractor rates.Five big investment banks are said to have definitely introduced cuts, making it... [more...]

  • Employees urged to seek redundancy protection

    Employees concerned about redundancy in the current climate could benefit from some kind of insurance protection to give them "peace of mind", one expert has advised.Head of personal finance at the Motley Fool, David Kuo, claims that protection from redundancy, such as income and... [more...]

  • New scientific excuse for sales SatNav errors

    Sales jobs employees that find themselves pitching to a cow in a field rather than executives in a boardroom can now give a scientific explanation for their SatNav error.According to researchers at the University of Bath, Aurora Borealis - more commonly known as the Northern Lights - can... [more...]

  • Clarification of mortgage broker sales practice from FSA

    Mortgage intermediaries will not be required to recommend their clients products or lenders that are inaccessible to them, according to the Financial Services Authority (FSA).The clarification is likely to come as good news for those in mortgage intermediary sales jobs unsure of what will be... [more...]

  • VoIP could benefit SME sales staff

    Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) employing staff making a lot of phone calls are among those most likely to benefit from VoIP phone systems, according to Vonage.For those businesses with sales jobs positions, particularly those using phones away from the office, VoIP offers a... [more...]

  • Employers warns against new vocation proposals

    New vocational diplomas proposed by the government will not have any greater value to employers than GCSEs or A-levels, according to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).Sales recruitment and other employment methods are not set to benefit from the plans to introduce vocations in... [more...]

  • Manufacturing sales set for 'good year'

    Those in manufacturing sales jobs can look forward to a record breaking year in the food retail market, according to Food Manufacturer magazine.Research by Food from Britain reveals that UK exports performed much better in 2007 than the previous year, growing by 9.1 per cent to £11.45... [more...]

  • Graduates encouraged to 'target social networks for jobs'

    Social networking could be an excellent place to get leads for sales jobs, according to Graduate Prospects.Employers could also be encouraged to confront potential graduate recruits online, where the Facebook generation are likely to feel "entirely comfortable" communicating.Jayne... [more...]

  • Social networking could become an 'integral part' of business

    Social networking is an excellent way for firms to find out what's happening in the industry, according to Social Media Portal (SMP).With a growing online business presence, social networking could also be the ideal platform for sales executives and others in high-end sales jobs to forge... [more...]

  • Firms urged to invest in graduate recruitment

    Employers should invest in graduate recruitment when times are tough, according to the PFJ.Although it may seem counterintuitive, the chairman of PFJ, Paul Farrer, claims that concentrating on an area such as graduate sales recruitment will pay dividends in the long-term.He explained: "Any... [more...]

  • Construction sales opportunities appear in the Middle East

    Construction sales opportunities are appearing in the Middle East, it has been revealed.While sales recruitment in the UK has been waning in recently following a difficult few months for the sector domestically, a high proportion of UK construction workers are being attracted abroad.According to... [more...]

  • Sales employees set to receive right to train

    Employees in sales jobs could soon have the right to request time off for training.The Department of Innovation, Universities and Skills has launched a consultation on a new legal right for workers to request time to train.Ministers estimate the new scheme will benefit around 300,000 people per... [more...]

  • Recruiters are 'expert' at finding CV discrepancies

    Sales recruitment agents are likely to be "quite expert" at picking up on discrepancies in a CV, according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).A recent survey by the Risk Advisory Group found that more than 50 per cent of CVs contain inaccuracies.Employers currently... [more...]

  • Retail sales see growth in May

    Retail sales grew year-on-year in May, dispelling concerns over inflation hitting outlets.The new upward turn will come as relief for candidates in the retail sales recruitment sector following declines in sales reaching a two year low, year-on year, in March and April.Commenting on the figures,... [more...]

  • IT security purchases 'high priority' for blue chip firms

    IT security looks set to become one of the biggest areas for those in IT sales jobs, research has suggested.According to a survey by Siemon, 97 per cent of major blue chip companies rank security as either of "high or "very high" importance.Steven Foster, EMEA managing director at... [more...]

  • Training produces could produce more motivated sales staff

    Employers that contribute to sales jobs and recruitment training are likely to have more motivated staff, new research has suggested.According to a survey by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), employees had a better attitude to their employer and work when firms contribute to... [more...]

  • IT sales set to grow in 2008

    IT is forecast as one of the top four sectors for growth in 2008, according to the Scottish Technology Survey.Some 43 per cent of those in sales jobs across the IT sector have even noted sales across Europe.One quarter even reported sales being generated in the US, reports Online... [more...]

  • 'Lack of time' is major barrier to training

    Businesses could be missing out on the rewards of better trained staff in sales jobs by not offering training opportunities, new research has suggested.According to research by the Learning Skills Council (LSC), more than one third (39 per cent) of UK adults blame lack of time for not... [more...]

  • Employers unaware of employer benefits contribution

    Only two per cent of British workers appreciate their employer's investment in their benefits, new research has shown.According to a survey by employment and pensions consulting firm Aon Consulting, 98 per cent of employees are unaware of the benefits contribution their employer makes.Figures... [more...]

  • Graduate sales jobs 'easier to find' with the internet

    The internet has made it easier for candidates to find the full range of opportunities available to them , including graduate sales jobs, it has been revealed.According to Graduate Prospects, It has "never been easier" to explore the full range of graduate sales recruitment and other... [more...]

  • Remote email 'should be embraced by employees'

    Sales jobs account managers on the move should see remote and mobile email access as an opportunity rather than a burden, Vodafone has claimed.Remote connections to work could get more widespread following the introduction of new flexible working rules by the government.But according to Vodafone... [more...]

  • Enthusiasm key in interviews

    Candidates for sales jobs should make sure they show their enthusiasm for a job role in interviews, one expert has claimed.The comments follow the penultimate episode of BBC One TV show The Apprentice last week, which featured high pressure interviews for the remaining five candidatesRhonda... [more...]

  • ABI sales restrictions could hurt consumers

    Sales jobs restrictions on Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) could exacerbate the "big gap" in protection in the UK, according to the Association of British Insurers (ABI).The sales methods for PPI were recently branded uncompetitive in a Competition Commission (CC) report, which... [more...]

  • Reward and recognition key to workplace success

    Employers need to think in terms of reward and recognition in order to keep their workers happy, one expert has claimed.This could mean introducing commission for those in sales jobs among firms that do not already have such a reward system in place.However, research by City & Guilds... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment goes mobile

    Nearly half of graduates would have no qualms about receiving recruitment information via their mobile, according to research by TMP Worldwide.Some 34 per cent of graduates polled would not think ill of employers that target them with graduate sales recruitment campaigns on their mobile, while... [more...]

  • New iPhone set for office equipment sales success

    Those in office equipment sales jobs could soon see a change in the tide for Blackberry PDAs following the launch of the new Apple iPhone 3G yesterday.Apple co-founder Steve Jobs made the announcement of the new iPhone at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.The new... [more...]

  • EU maintains UK's 48+ hour week

    Sales jobs employees will be able to continue to work for longer than 48 hours per week following a meeting of European employment ministers yesterday.According to the Trades Union Congress, more than 3.3 million people in the UK currently work more than the standard 48 hours set by the EU.This... [more...]

  • Sales boost for USB blocks

    There has been a surge in demand for USB port blocking devices, according to electronics supplier Lindy.The risk posed by malware to personal and corporate information could also provide a new business opportunity for those in IT technical sales jobs.Lindy product manager, Andrew Ingham, told... [more...]

  • Employers rarely settle disputes at work, research shows

    Many employers never use workplace mediation to settle disputes between employees, new research has found.According to the survey by law firm Dundas & Wilson only 36 per cent of employees, such as those in sales jobs, have their workplace disputes settled in a formal manner in the... [more...]

  • 1.5 hours work lost to internet personal use

    Office workers such as IT sales jobs employees waste an average of around 90 minutes per week on personal internet use, research has shown.According to a survey by the Confederation of British industry (CBI), nearly two-thirds of employers suspect their staff of using the internet during work,... [more...]

  • TUC criticises gender pay gap

    The gender pay gap has been criticised as "not ethically justified" by the Trade Union Congress (TUC).Despite an improvement in employment opportunities for women in male dominated roles, such as changes to sales recruitment for city positions, there is still a void between cultural... [more...]

  • Equal opportunity policy 'key' for employers

    Employers need to make sure they have an equal opportunities policy in place to avoid discrimination, one expert has suggested.According to research by law firm Peninsula, around eight in ten female employees feel that there is favouritism towards men in workplace roles such as sales jobs.But... [more...]

  • Men more likely to lie on CV

    Men are twice as likely to lie on their CV as women are, a new survey has found.According to research by Experian, male sales jobs employees are more likely to provide inaccurate information on their CV and risk being found out a fraud.Men are also less likely to be concerned about presentation... [more...]

  • Employers should be wary of 'interview minefield'

    The interview process can be a minefield for employers as much as employees, according to one expert.While many will make use of services such as a sales recruitment agency for their recruitment of staff, those that do not need to be aware of the potential discriminatory pitfalls.Richard Brown,... [more...]

  • UK suffers construction sales slump

    Sales recruitment in the construction industry could be hit by a slump in house building sales, research has suggested.According to the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (Cips), the construction sector declined at its fastest rate since its records began between April and... [more...]

  • More investment needed for insurance sales jobs training

    Wholesale insurance firms need to invest more in training for sales jobs staff, a new report has suggested.According to the Financial Services Skills Council (FSSC) London Market Skills Review, firms are undertaking campaigns to improve the reputation of sector in schools and universities.London... [more...]

  • New iPhone 2 rumoured for impending release

    Those in sales jobs keen on maintaining their status as the king or queen of technology cool need look no further than the new iPhone 2, rumoured to be set for release next week.There is likely to be little better way of congratulating a good month's performance than by splashing sales jobs... [more...]

  • Recruitment outsourcing encouraged

    Outsourcing staff recruitment can help free up Human Resource's (HR) time to concentrate on other things, according to one expert.Enlisting the help of an agency, such as a sales recruitment consultancy, is not necessarily advisable for professions that are inherently risk adverse, claimed Sian... [more...]

  • Disengaged managers driving employees away

    Two-thirds of the UK workforce with disengaged managers are set to leave their jobs within a year, new research has found.Figures from market research company GfK NOP found that nearly one in five staff in key roles such as sales jobs intends to leave at the earliest opportunity.A further 12 per... [more...]

  • Diverse recruitment helps reach 'untapped markets'

    Focusing on diversity in sales recruitment can help reach untapped markets, according to a new report from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and the Trades Union Congress (TUC).Indiscriminate recruitment of staff for positions based on their skills rather than race, age or sex can be... [more...]

  • Consumers find it harder to get credit

    Those in financial services sales jobs could find it more difficult to sell credit cards as a result of a spate of interest increases across the major brands, it has been suggested.According to figures from there have been a total of 22 purchase rate increases and 15 cash rate... [more...]

  • Candidates 'cut back' on CV efforts

    Job candidates do not take their CV seriously enough, one expert has claimed.CVs are the first impression that employers get of potential sales recruitment personnel and will no doubt be easily put off by an out of date or poorly written resume.Writing in magazine Online Recruitment, director of... [more...]

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