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  • Preparation is 'key' to successful graduate sales interviews

    Interviews take a number of different forms in the modern day, meaning preparation could be the key to whether a candidate gets the job or not, according to an expert.Lisa Jobson, director of talent at outsourcing service provider Harvey Nash, said that graduate sales hopefuls should be ready to... [more...]

  • Marks & Spencer creates 150 sales jobs in West Yorkshire

    An expansion of Pudsey's Marks & Spencer store will create 150 new sales jobs in the run up to Christmas.The store, which is based at the Owlcotes Centre, will be redesigned and extended, providing locals and job hunters alike with extra options after the closure of the town's Boots and... [more...]

  • Sales jobs candidates 'should use year out wisely'

    Sales jobs candidates who are taking a year out before starting work should use the time getting skills to help them in employment.David Way, deputy chief executive of the National Apprenticeship Service, told the Financial Mail that people on a gap year can do a lot to boost their... [more...]

  • Sales job candidates 'should get help from friends'

    People looking for sales jobs should enlist the help of their family and friends instead of doing it, a recruitment advice website, said that jobseekers should get input from those close to them and even choose a job search buddy who can be updated on progress.Another option... [more...]

  • Worcester people to be given sales jobs tips

    People looking for sales jobs in the West Midlands will get another chance to pick up free employment seeking tips.According to the Worcester News, nextstep West Midlands will be offering free workshops from September 29th to October 1st, aimed at passing on advice to job hunters.The sessions,... [more...]

  • Wilkinsons boosts sales jobs in North Yorkshire market town

    Wilkinsons is creating 60 sales jobs in Northallerton as it takes over an old Woolworths store.Retail outlet Wilkinson will take over a large vacant building on the High Street, which was home to Woolworths before it folded.Dave Jones, local marketing manager for Wilkinson, said that the shop... [more...]

  • Flexible working 'the key' to family friendly sales recruitment

    Mothers in employment have are wanting sales recruitment companies to offer flexible working hours, new research has shown.A survey of over 1,600 females by found 85 per cent thought flexible working hours would make an employer more family friendly. The data also showed that... [more...]

  • Nearly 200 sales jobs to be created in Cornwall

    A Cornwall supermarket will increase the number of sales jobs on offer with an extension to the store.Tesco on Daniels Lane, St Austell, will create 180 sales jobs as the store looks to bring in a wider range of products and increase the amount of local produce it sells, which could boost other... [more...]

  • Government supports graduate sales job scheme

    The government has backed a scheme to help inspire graduates to create their own sales jobs.A further £1 million has been invested by the government in Flying Start – Make It Happen, which will allow up to 5,000 graduates to attend one of 50 one-day sales job rallies around the... [more...]

  • Waitrose to boost sales jobs sector

    Supermarket chain Waitrose is planning to open around 300 stores, creating thousands of sales jobs in the process.The company said that there are about 6.5 million shoppers in the UK without easy access to one of its stores and it wants to change that.Waitrose will also be boosting its... [more...]

  • Graduate sales recruitment targets rise for 2010

    One-third of employers are planning to increase their graduate sales recruitment targets this year, new research has shown.The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) said that about 65 per cent of businesses were planning to spend the same amount of time or more on campus to speak to... [more...]

  • Thousands of Northamptonshire sales recruitment jobs to be created

    Up to 8,000 roles could be created in Northamptonshire, including sales jobs and engineering sales jobs, over the next 12 years.Almost 20 new businesses have been proposed across numerous sites in the Corby area which could include a high-performance engineering and motorsport development at the... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment: Work experience 'great for CV'

    Undertaking work experience can be a huge boost to a CV for university graduates hoping to find a sales job during the recession, according to Lincoln University's students union.Writer Mark Bowery advised that gaining a degree was no longer enough to guarantee a top job during the current... [more...]

  • Argos expansion brings extra sales jobs to Birmingham

    Up to 52 sales jobs have been created in Birmingham after retail store Argos expanded its operations.The popular superstore has moved into a larger unit at the One Stop shopping centre in Perry Barr.New sales jobs, which include seasonal work over the festive period, will come as a boost to the... [more...]

  • Thousands join hunt for retail sales jobs

    Nearly 2,000 people have applied for retail sales jobs in Glasgow's refurbished St Enoch shopping centre.The sales jobs rush comes as the £100 million complex prepares to open its doors, with 700 vacancies up for grabs.Interviews are currently underway for stores such as BHS, Game, Boots... [more...]

  • New Sainsbury's sales jobs could be created

    Up to 60 new positions, including sales jobs, could be created at a Scunthorpe supermarket if extension plans are given the green light.The Sainsbury's store on Doncaster Road has put diagrams to the local community detailing the expansion, which would include creating a two-storey superstore... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment: Extra languages can be 'economically beneficial'

    People who have learned a foreign language could find themselves in a better position when applying for sales jobs.Teresa Tinsley, director of communications at the National Centre for Languages, said that people wanting to apply for sales jobs need to be more aware of the economic and cultural... [more...]

  • Retail sales jobs bolstered after shop re-opening

    Retail sales jobs have been given a boost by the news that a former Woolworths store is set to re-open after a £1 million re-fit from its new owners, according to one newspaper.The Derby Telegraph reported that TJ Hughes has invested the money into the Woolworths site and created around 120... [more...]

  • Sales Recruitment: Labour helps to boost engineering sales jobs

    The government has invested £10 million into an automotive firm which plans to create electric-powered vehicles in the UK, which could be good news for people searching for sales jobs.Tata Motors has received the funding as part of a scheme called the Automotive Assistance Programme which... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment: TV advertising needs new technology

    Using technology to enhance the impact of TV advertising is vital, according to one expert, and the advice could have a large impact on how sales jobs work.Speaking at the Westminster Media Forum, Nick Milligan, managing director of Sky Media at BSkyB, said that using technology to target... [more...]

  • Sales jobs: UK needs to follow Europe's lead on green energy

    The UK needs to play catch up when it comes to renewable energy, according to one expert whose views could give a boost to sales jobs.John Barwise, chairman of the Cumbria Green Business Forum, said that investing in sustainable energy now will provide the UK with workers who can bring green... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment: Face-time is crucial for successful customer relationships

    Managing relationships with customers by meeting face to face is a vital part of forming successful partnerships, according to one expert whose views could interest those applying for sales jobs.Philip Carlisle, chief executive of the Guild of Travel Management Companies, said taking the time to... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment: Only the top candidates will do

    When companies are recruiting for sales jobs they need to make sure there is no compromise when searching for the ideal candidate as an incorrect choice could be costly, according to one gave its top tips to firms looking to recruit the best staff and said that... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment: Government investment boosts IT jobs

    Labour has invested around £7 million into making sure its computers are as eco-friendly as possible and has given a boost to IT sales jobs in the process.The multi-million pound project was spent on extending the life of PCs, making double-sided printing the default option on machines and... [more...]

  • Is Debenhams success good news for retail sales jobs?

    High-street retailer Debenhams has posted impressive sales figures for the first half of 2009 and the company hopes the success will continue, which could be good news for retail sales jobs.The success of schemes such as the Designers at Debenhams clothing range has been highlighted by the... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment: Scrappage scheme could boost retail roles

    Extending Comet's home appliance scrappage scheme across the UK could help to improve the nation's energy-efficiency, according to one expert, whose proposals could boost retail sales jobs.Darren Johnson, Green Party member of the London Assembly, said that the scheme, which has been put in... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment: Rural businesses are proving recession proof

    People looking for sales jobs in rural areas should have more opportunities open to them, according to one expert, who said out-of-town businesses are proving resilient in the current economic downturn.Dr Paul Wilson, spokesperson for Rural Business Research at the University of Nottingham, said... [more...]

  • Sales jobs: Graduates need a rounded education

    Recent university-leavers need to have been given an education about the environment as well as academic teachings, according to one expert, whose comments could interest people looking for graduate sales jobs.Johnny Rich, editor of the independent guide to UK universities,, said that... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment 'could be bolstered after summit'

    Sales recruitment firms in the Midlands could have some good news to celebrate when a summit that will look at ways to boost employment in the region tables its findings.Rural and business leaders from across the UK are coming together to put forward ideas on how the region's companies can... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment: Retail roles boosted by supermarket

    People looking for retail sales jobs should have more options open to them during the festive period thanks to an influx of roles which Britain's supermarkets are planning to make available this December.Morrisons is the supermarket at the forefront of the new vacancies, after it announced... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment: Test the water before dressing for an interview

    People looking for sales jobs should do their homework on the dress code of a company they are applying to and make sure they do not go over the top, according to one expert.Steven Rothberg, of, told that candidates wanting to make the right impression when... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment: Companies need to learn from mistakes

    If UK sales jobs are to continue to recover companies must make sure they learn from their previous mistakes and treat employees better, according to one expert.Richard Doherty, group vice president of solutions and marketing at Jobpartners, said that companies should pay workers the same amount... [more...]

  • Sales jobs: UK employment market is on the rise

    People looking for sales jobs may be more optimistic after new figures revealed that the number of people finding permanent roles has risen for the first time in almost a year-and-a-half.The Recruitment and Employment Confederation and KPMG Report on Jobs also showed that people going for... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment: Facebook indiscretions can haunt candidates

    People looking for sales jobs should make sure they are careful about what they post on social-networking websites, such as Facebook, according to US president Barrack Obama.The world leader advised students at a school in Arlington, Virginia, to be careful because with the advent of websites... [more...]

  • British workers are given priority for UK sales jobs

    Home secretary Alan Johnson has announced that UK workers will be given priority over British sales jobs after the government listened to recommendations made by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC).The new measures mean that from 2010 all UK jobs must be advertised to British workers for four... [more...]

  • Summit could help bolster sales jobs

    An employment summit which will be attended by politicians, union bosses and business figures could help bring ideas to the fore that may bolster Scottish sales jobs.The event was agreed at a meeting in Glasgow involving SNP leader Alex Salmond, Scottish secretary Jim Murphy and union... [more...]

  • Graduate sales jobs 'are worth waiting for'

    Recent university leavers should not panic if they cannot find a graduate sales job immediately as it could take two to three years to find the right role, according to one expert.Martin Pennington, a director at the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS), said that although... [more...]

  • Engineer sales jobs: MoD signs multi-million pound contracts

    People looking for engineering sales jobs could be encouraged by the news that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed sub contracts worth around £52 million to complete two aircraft carriers.The two Queen Elizabeth Class Future Aircraft Carriers are currently being completed in a dockyard... [more...]

  • Graduate sales jobs: University leavers must not panic

    Recent university leavers looking for graduate sales jobs must not panic despite looking for work in a very tough market, according to one expert.Martin Pennington, a director at the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS), said there are roles out there for recent university... [more...]

  • Sales jobs commission 'should be spent on the latest gadgets'

    People in sales jobs with some commission to spend should invest in gadgets, as these are increasingly being seen as crucial accessories, an expert claims.Linsey Fryatt, editor at, claims that gizmos have become increasingly popular ever since the iPod's release.She says they are... [more...]

  • Sales jobs: West Midlands is coping well in recession

    People looking for sales jobs in the West Midlands are in a region which is coping well during the economic downturn, according to one minister who praised the area's 'can do' spirit.Energy and Climate Change minister Lord Hunt of Kings Heath said that the region is a good location for green... [more...]

  • Retail sales jobs: Cosmetics market proving resilient in the downturn

    UK women are consistently buying cosmetics during the recession, according to one expert, which could interest people looking for retail sales jobs.Vivienne Rudd, editor of global beauty news publication Cosmetics International, said that women see makeup products as a little affordable... [more...]

  • Sales jobs: Youth roles receive boost from major companies

    The government has revealed that major companies are offering further support to sales jobs for young people, with firms including Royal Mail, Microsoft, Pfizer, Phones4U, Centrica and Morrisons all providing opportunities.Supermarket giant Morrisons was among the most generous, offering 5,000... [more...]

  • Sales jobs need 'intense focus'

    People who want to impress companies when applying for sales jobs need to make sure they are properly prepared, according to one newspaper which added that during the recession being ready is even more important.The Mirror said that getting a sales job is a job in itself and it highlighted tips... [more...]

  • Sales job candidates 'worry about the perfect smile'

    Those looking at sales jobs should ensure they perfect their smile before the crucial interview, an expert asserts.Dr Anoop Maini, member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, claims that people are even turning to orthodontic treatment to get the ideal pair of teeth.He says workers over... [more...]

  • BT helps to create telecommunications sales jobs

    Telecoms giant BT has pledged to create new telesales jobs during the recession and plans to do so by relocating roles from Indian call centres.The roles could include new staff being required to work weekend and late-night shifts, which has seen the Communications Workers Union start... [more...]

  • Sales jobs: Lord Mandelson backs mobile operators

    Lord Mandelson has said that the UK's mobile operators are in a prime position to boost electronic sales jobs.The secretary of state for business, innovation and skills said that Britain's leading mobile companies can offer new roles to UK workers and help the country emerge from the economic... [more...]

  • Sales jobs 'could be obtained through unconventional strategies'

    Taking a new or unconventional approach to job seeking could be the key to obtaining a competitively-contested sales job, an expert suggests.Molly Wendell, author of The New Job Search, claims that taking an unusual approach such as arriving early when targeting a firm at a job fair and helping... [more...]

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