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  • Minimum wage 'should not be increased' in sales jobs

    The government should concentrate on creating new sales jobs instead of increasing the minimum wage, according to an industry body.Policy Exchange, a centre-right thinktank organisation, reacted to the news that the Trades Union Congress has called for the national minimum wage to be increased... [more...]

  • Young people in Bristol given sales recruitment boost

    Unemployed youngsters in Bristol will be able to gain new skills through paid employment, thanks to a bid for investment from the Future Jobs Fund.Nearly 200 new jobs will be created by 25 local employers through a £1.3 million grant which was won by west of England local authorities and... [more...]

  • Financial sales jobs created by motor company

    Kwik-Fit Insurance has announced plans to expand its workforce and create 84 new sales jobs.The Lanarkshire-based firm, which deals with motor, home, van and pet insurance, is hoping to expand its staff to more than 1,000 at its Uddingston headquarters by the end of the year.New recruits at the... [more...]

  • Sales job hunters 'should be cautious' on job boards

    People looking for sales jobs should not give their full name on a CV which is going up on a job board, according to an industry expert.Rob Scott, managing director of sales recruitment specialists Aaron Wallis, said that while internet job boards have their place in the industry, people should... [more...]

  • Tesco to create up to 1,000 financial sales jobs

    Tesco Bank is to open a new customer service centre in Newcastle, creating 1,000 financial sales jobs in the process.Based on the Quorum Business Park, the centre will manage customer sales and service for the bank's home and motor insurance customers.It is hoped that the first 500 positions... [more...]

  • Employers 'need clarity' over internships rules

    Employers encouraging people to take internships in sales jobs need to be clear about what they can legally do.Rachel Krys, campaign director of the Employers Forum on Age, said that businesses need to be very clear and given the right information about what they can and cannot do in terms of... [more...]

  • Event 'to highlight AWD's effect on sales recruitment'

    An event being held in the West Midlands next week promises to inform companies about new changes that could affect their use of temporary workers for sales jobs.The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) will be running the event, which could see companies opt to hire permanent staff... [more...]

  • Govt proposals 'could affect those in financial services sales jobs'

    The government has issued new proposals requiring companies offering credit and store cards to be fairer, which could affect those in financial services sales jobs.Kevin Brennan, consumer minister, claims that the industry needs to get its act together and offer customers a better deal.He... [more...]

  • Workers in Northern Ireland 'looking at sales recruitment'

    New research shows 97 per cent of workers in Northern Ireland are unhappy with their current employer, highlighting the importance of using sales recruitment. A study by NIjobs.com has found nearly two fifths would take a pay cut to get their dream job, while a third would relocate overseas.... [more...]

  • Recruiter survey 'highlights importance of sales recruitment services'

    Employers are increasingly struggling to find talented workers despite the high level of unemployment, highlighting the importance of using a sales recruitment service. Global talent assessment firm SHL claims that 41 per cent of recruiters state that the number of applicants for each available... [more...]

  • Technical sales jobs: Conference highlights space tech's real-world applications

    New applications for space technology in real-world problems such as climate change are to be discussed at a conference this week, which could interest those looking at technical sales jobs.The European Inter-parliamentary Space Conference will be taking part between October 25th and 26th and... [more...]

  • North eastern innovation 'creating new technical sales jobs'

    The increasing levels of innovation in UK businesses are leading to the creation of technical sales jobs, a new book has suggested. FutureStory Newcastle and the North East claims that new innovation, science and research jobs have been generated by entrepreneurial companies operating on the... [more...]

  • Sales jobs applicants 'expected to be Twitter literature'

    Those looking at sales jobs are increasingly expected to use social networks such as Twitter to achieve their goals, an expert suggests. Doug Platts, head of natural search at iCrossing, tells Revolution Magazine that this way of reaching customers will only continue to grow in importance. He... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment 'needs to come up to public-sector standards'

    Private sector employers need to improve their recruitment processes to ensure that people are not discriminated against, a leading trade union has advised.Brendan Barber, general secretary of the Trades Union Congress, said that sales recruitment needs to catch up with the public sector, which... [more...]

  • Social network warning over employee job hunting

    More and more offers of second interviews are being retracted as employers carry out referencing checks, according to an industry expert.Rob Scott, managing director of sales recruitment specialists Aaron Wallis, said that a recent study of 961 human resource managers found that a third searched... [more...]

  • 'People should stay safe' while hunting for sales jobs

    Sales job hunters should bare safety in mind as a CV can be a valuable document in the wrong hands, according to an industry expert.Rob Scott, managing director of sales recruitment specialists Aaron Wallis, said that making sensitive data available to prospective employers could be dangerous if... [more...]

  • People in sales jobs are 'working harder than ever'

    UK sales professionals are working longer hours than ever before, according to an industry expert.Sales recruitment specialist Aaron Wallis has published results of its Sales Survey 2009, showing that only a third of people in sales jobs feel secure in their current employment.Of the 644... [more...]

  • Finance sales jobs created by ferry company in Belfast

    A ferry company has created 60 new financial sales jobs in Belfast.Norfolkline will be adding to its finance centre in the Northern Irish capital, which already employs 30 staff.However, that number is set to treble when the company moves all of its European financial sales jobs to the city.The... [more...]

  • Majority of employer relationships are 'very good'

    A large percentage of people working in sales jobs have very good relationships with their line manager, according to a new survey.Sales recruitment specialists Aaron Wallis' Sales Survey 2009 showed that 39 per cent of respondents said that their relationship with the person who is in immediate... [more...]

  • Personal marketing 'is key' to phone interview success

    Sales jobs candidates who have to undertake a phone interview should ensure that they have good professionalism and industry knowledge in order to succeed.Peter Cheng, a sales recruitment expert writing for DailyNexus.com, also said that a certain degree of personal marketing is a key factor in... [more...]

  • Sales jobs give early Christmas present to Swansea workers

    Nearly 100 new jobs are coming to Swansea, providing people looking for financial sales jobs with early seasonal cheer.Admiral Insurance Group will be creating the 87 jobs as part of a sales recruitment drive starting in November.The full-time jobs will be based in the business' customer... [more...]

  • Sales targets increase despite recession

    Over half of people in sales jobs received a year-on-year target increase in 2009, despite the economic downturn.Sales recruitment specialists Aaron Wallis said that 61 per cent of people who replied to their Sales Survey 2009 said that their company did take the economy into account when... [more...]

  • Sales professionals 'starved of training'

    People working in sales jobs have said that they do not receive enough training, with more than one third stating that they do not receive any at all.Sales recruitment specialists Aaron Wallis has compiled a Sales Survey for 2009 and found that 58 per cent of respondents said they were not happy... [more...]

  • Money 'is not only way to motivate sales staff'

    Sales recruitment managers have been told that employees get their biggest motivation by being respected from their boss and colleagues.A new survey conducted by sales recruitment specialists Aaron Wallis has found that 26 per cent of sales professionals say that respect is their number one... [more...]

  • Sales professionals 'are a well-educated bunch'

    Nearly half of all people in sales jobs have been educated to at least higher national certificate and degree level, according to new industry research.Aaron Wallis' State of Sales in the UK 2009 report shows that 44 per cent of the total respondents were educated past college or degree level,... [more...]

  • Graduates should not adopt a 'scatter-gun' approach to job applications

    There is no point in a 'scatter-gun' approach when graduates are applying for sales jobs, according to an industry expert.Daniel Halls, co-founder at the Graduate Recruitment Bureau, said that jobseekers should concentrate on getting their CV right for every individual application, as it needed... [more...]

  • Graduates need to be more proactive to get into sales jobs

    Graduates are losing out on their dream sales jobs because they are not being proactive enough, according to an industry expert.Co-founder of the Graduate Recruitment Bureau Daniel Halls said: "They cannot just sit back and wait for a job to come to them. They have to be very proactive, now... [more...]

  • Small sales businesses could be given aid by RBS

    The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Natwest has announced new plans to aid small sales enterprises by giving them loans and any extra advice they need.The Business Hotline will give enterprises with sales jobs a telephone and email service which will be staffed by experienced relationship... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment boosted in Wales in govt scheme

    Around 1,500 new jobs will be created in Swansea as part of a £1 billion employment initiative by the government.In a boost to sales recruitment in the area, successful bids were received by the city council and the Swansea Council for Voluntary Service for money from the Future Jobs... [more...]

  • Graduates sales recruitment 'can be tackled in many ways'

    The government can use a variety of different measures to help graduates get into sales jobs, according to an industry expert.Dan Hawes, spokesman for the Graduate Recruitment Bureau, said that there are plenty of opportunities out there for people with degrees to get into sales jobs.He added:... [more...]

  • 'More credit needed' to help struggling sales enterprises

    Businesses that are struggling during the recession need better access to credit, according to an industry expert.David Molian, a lecturer in entrepreneurship at the Cranfield School of Management, said that difficulties faced by businesses with sales jobs are a sign that there is not enough... [more...]

  • Hundreds of sales jobs created after contact centre deal

    A Scottish contact centre company has created 200 sales jobs after signing a deal with BSkyB.HEROtsc is reopening its Holt Park centre in Greenock which closed during the summer after T-Mobile moved some of the firm's work to an overseas company.The deal has also secured a further 170 sales jobs... [more...]

  • Education and marriage 'play big role' in sales recruitment

    Re-employment prospects of people looking for sales jobs are being positively linked with education and marriage factors, according to a new report.A report published by the Office for National Statistics also found that people who live in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland had a lower chance... [more...]

  • Sales recruiters are 'looking for stability'

    Sales recruitment professionals are "hard working" and looking for "companies to respect that contribution", according to a new research.The results of the State of Sales questionnaire, carried out by sales recruitment specialists Aaron Wallis, also found that 96 per cent of... [more...]

  • IT sales recruitment to 'rise by nearly 6m'

    The number of IT jobs to be created over the next four years will rise by 5.8 million and grow at three times the rate of the employment market, according to new research.Technology giant Microsoft said that IT sales jobs could be created as industry spending is expected to rise by over... [more...]

  • Benefits of flexible working 'should be emphasised'

    Businesses should be placing more emphasis on flexible working, according to an industry expert.Ruth Spellman, chief executive of the leadership body Chartered Management Institute, said that flexible working should be available in all sales jobs.She added: "Flexible working can have a... [more...]

  • Pay freezes are 'only part of employment solutions'

    Freezing the pay of employees will not solve all sales recruitment problems, according to an industry expert.Research from the Income Data Services (IDC) found around a third of businesses are currently freezing pay across a range of different industries, however these cuts should be seen as... [more...]

  • 'More support needed' for up-and-coming entrepreneurs

    The government should give more help to budding entrepreneurs wanting to set up businesses, according to an industry expert.The Forum of Private Business said that the tax system should be changed to make it easier for new sales enterprises to get off the ground and survive.Phil McCabe, a... [more...]

  • Employers 'should form good bond' with sales recruitment firm

    Companies should ensure that they form a good relation with a sales recruitment comapny and teach them a lot about their organisation and its ethos.Andrew Clark, senior manager of the public services and charities division at financial employment firm FSS, told ThirdSector.co.uk that spending... [more...]

  • Graduates are 'unprepared' for sales recruitment market

    Universities should do more to help graduates prepare themselves for the job market, according to an industry expert.Peter Panayotou, senior consultant for The Write Stuff, said that universities should consider it as part of their duty to offer sound career and CV advice to graduates.He added:... [more...]

  • Back to work initiatives 'should be welcomed'

    A new initiative to help people get back into sales jobs should be welcomed, according to an industry expert.Phil Flaxton, chief executive officer of Work Wise UK, said that previous proposals to encourage people back into sales jobs have led to a degree of cynicism as they have had very little... [more...]

  • Handling an interview 'is key' to sales recruitment success

    Research is the most important thing when preparing for an interview, according to a technical expert.ComputerWeekly.com said that sales recruitment candidates can give themselves the best chance of being successful in their second interview for a job.Job hunters need to analyse their first... [more...]

  • Profits to be made from European export sales recruitment

    UK companies are in a prime position to take advantage of the current economic climate, according to a sales recruitment expert.A spokesperson for Aaron Wallis said that while the pound remains low against the euro, British industry could take the opportunity to capitalise on export sales.Since... [more...]

  • Oxfordshire store creates over 100 sales jobs

    A new Marks and Spencer store which opens in Witney later this month will create 118 new sales jobs in the Oxfordshire region.The 25,300 sq ft store, which contains a clothes section, home ware department, a food hall and a 52-seat restaurant, will open its doors to customers on October 29th at... [more...]

  • Tories planning tax cuts to create new sales jobs

    The Conservative party has revealed that it plans to cut business taxes in order to encourage new business enterprises and create more jobs.Delegates at the Tory party conference in Manchester were told by shadow chancellor George Osborne that the party would waive national insurance for... [more...]

  • Female sales jobs applicants 'should dress well'

    Female candidates applying for sales jobs should ensure they dress well, although this can present applicants with additional difficulties.Steve Huxham, chairman of the Recruitment Society, says it is important to adhere to the conventions governing dress in the particular company, whether this... [more...]

  • Baroness Scotland 'offers lessons for sales jobs employers'

    Employers hiring for sales jobs should learn from the Baroness Scotland case and ensure they conduct the necessary checks, an expert advises.Chris Hitchins and Rachel Ashwood, an employment partner and an associate at Morgan Lewis, respectively, highlight the importance of requesting the... [more...]

  • Sales jobs applicants 'should wear more supportive shoes'

    Female sales jobs applicants should ensure they do not put their foot health at risk by wearing unsupportive shoes, an expert has warned.Jo Cumming, helpline manager for Arthritis Care, claims that any injury to the joints in the ankle could lead to arthritis in later life.She says that those... [more...]

  • Personalising CVs 'key to obtaining dream sales jobs'

    Sales jobs applicants must ensure they personalise their CVs if they are to have the highest chance of getting the position.Margaret Holbrough, careers advisor at London South Bank University, said that this needs a "real effort" and all material should be targeted for the sales jobs... [more...]

  • Work experience 'key to obtaining graduate sales jobs'

    Those looking at graduate sales jobs should ensure they supplement their CV with work experience, an expert asserts.Barclaycard's Helen Eastern claims that the practical element is often ignored by those at university but could prove crucial when applying for sales vacancies.She asserts that... [more...]

  • Leeds council backing £80m business park

    Leeds City Council has given its approval to the first phase of a 70 acre, £80 million business park which could create up to 2,000 sales jobs.CalEast Global Logistics and its partner Barwood Developments bought the site, near junction 47 of the M1 at Garforth, from Prudential in March... [more...]

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