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  • NCB to tackle youth unemployment with apprentice scheme

    The National Children's Bureau (NCB) will attempt to get more young people into sales jobs through the launch of a new apprenticeship scheme.The Skills Development Programme is an initiative which will support community and voluntary sector organisations to employ and develop the skills of young... [more...]

  • Second language 'beneficial for sales jobs'

    Having a second language on a CV might put a sales recruitment hopeful at a distinct advantage, according to an expert.Teresa Tinsley, director of communications at CILT, the National Centre for Languages, said that having a working knowledge of a foreign tongue is just as important as being... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment managers 'on the lookout for skills'

    People hoping for sales recruitment success over the coming months need to make sure that they are keeping their skill set up-to-date, according to an expert.Darra Singh, chief executive of Jobcentre Plus, told the Mirror that sales recruitment managers are on the lookout for people with updated... [more...]

  • Political parties 'should scrap forced retirement legislation'

    People over the age of 65 should be allowed to continue working in their sales jobs for as long as they want, according to industry experts.Age Concern and Help the Aged are currently challenging all political parties to commit to scrapping forced retirement legislation.The call comes as it was... [more...]

  • Conservative government to 'perform drastic surgery' on jobs

    People looking for sales jobs could be boosted if the Conservative Party come into power at the next general election, it has been claimed.David Willetts, the shadow secretary for innovation, universities and skills, said that England's careers service will be given a major overhaul.He told the... [more...]

  • Jobs boost in Wales welcomed by REC

    The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has welcomed a new initiative which will get more people in north Wales back into sales jobs.A recent announcement by the Future Jobs Fund said that 240 new positions, including sales jobs, will be created in the region, bringing the total... [more...]

  • CV cover letter 'vital for sales jobs applications'

    Many jobseekers overlook the importance of the CV cover letter when applying for positions, it has been claimed.According to freelance resume writer Duane Lawton, applicants looking for sales jobs should focus on their skillset in direct relation to the position they are applying... [more...]

  • Croydon sales recruitment hopefuls to be given advice

    People from a London borough looking for sales recruitment opportunities will be given a range of expert advice at a careers fair next reported that the Jobs and Careers Croydon is set to return to Fairfield Halls on March 11th, with more than 2,000 visitors... [more...]

  • Beer tax freeze 'could save thousands of sales jobs'

    The government should put a freeze on beer tax in order to save hundreds of thousands of jobs, according to an expert.Recommendations by the British Beer & Pub Association said that ale should be taxed at a lower rate of duty to reflect its status as low-strength.It added that such a move... [more...]

  • Politicians set to answer calls from unemployed

    Young people who are currently looking for sales recruitment opportunities will have the chance to grill politicians over their plans for education.Representatives from the three main parties will be present at the event, which will be held at Westminster Central Hall, to answer questions from... [more...]

  • More than 20,000 firms making the skills pledge

    It has been revealed that more than 20,000 firms in the UK are helping people achieve sales recruitment success by making the skills pledge.The Pleasure Beach Resort in Blackpool was the latest firm to sign up to the scheme, which has now helped more than seven million people to benefit from new... [more...]

  • Milton Keynes sales jobs boosted by computer training

    Residents in Milton Keynes are set to be given a boost in their hope for sales recruitment after the town won millions of pounds worth of computer training.Milton Keynes Council scooped the prize after it came third in the National Britain Works Challenge, a contest run by computer giant... [more...]

  • Ex-bosses can 'make or break sales recruitment chances'

    Sales recruitment hopefuls looking for their next opportunity should be careful not to burn bridges with ex-bosses, according to an industry expert.Margaret Harris, writing for the careers section of Times Live, said that when compiling a CV, references are vital and their absence will signal... [more...]

  • Long-term employability 'key to sales recruitment'

    People in sales jobs should take a strategic view of their long-term employability, ensuring that they have the skills which will guarantee them future sales recruitment success.Ian Pearson, a futurologist at the consultancy Futurizon, told the Financial Times that people in sales jobs need to... [more...]

  • Forthright approach 'could be the way to get into sales jobs'

    People looking for sales recruitment success should tear up the CV and walk into the managing director's office asking for a job, according to an author.Chris Pires, writer of Shred Your CV and Find a Job Fast, told the Independent that the book is based on his own personal story of meeting... [more...]

  • Flexible sales jobs 'can benefit employee health'

    People who have taken on positions in flexible sales jobs will feel numerous benefits, according to new research.A study from Durham University showed that job satisfaction, employee health and family life can all improve through flexible working.The research, which canvassed the opinions of... [more...]

  • Volunteering 'has a positive effect on sales recruitment'

    Carrying out voluntary work can have many positive psychological benefits for sales recruitment hopefuls, according to an expert.Mike Locke, director of public affairs at Volunteering England, said new research has suggested that people looking for sales jobs can gain a sense of being valued and... [more...]

  • Employers 'swamped' as demand for sales jobs soars

    Interest in sales jobs, as well as a host of other positions across a variety of sectors, is continuing to rise, leaving many employers overwhelmed, it has been revealed.With the number of people both out of work as a result of the recession and leaving university and on the lookout for graduate... [more...]

  • Sales jobs professionals 'missing out on training'

    Professionals in sales jobs across the UK are missing out on the chance to further enhance their selling skills as employers struggle to afford to provide the necessary training. A new study carried out by Citrix looked into levels of in-house training being carried out across the country. The... [more...]

  • Part-time sales jobs 'may alleviate effect of recession'

    People should take up part-time sales jobs as it bridges the gap between flexible working and not working at all, according to an industry expert.John Philpott, chief economic advisor for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, said that getting people into part-time jobs could... [more...]

  • Expert: Latest unemployment figures 'good news'

    New Office for National Statistics unemployment figures are "good news", according to an industry expert.Kevin Green, chief executive of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), said that the fact that there has been a fall of 3,000 in the number of people currently out of... [more...]

  • Flexible working 'better for people's health'

    The benefits of sales jobs where people can choose their own hours have been highlighted by a new report.Researchers for the Cochrane Library found that workers who controlled the hours that they worked had better blood pressure and heart rates, the BBC reported.People in flexible sales jobs... [more...]

  • Growth is expected in UK sales jobs

    New figures have shown that confidence is returning among sales recruitment professionals.Data from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation's (REC's) JobsOutlook survey showed that 94 per cent of employers expect to either maintain or grow their permanent workforce in 2010.It also revealed... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment 'at heart of RBS return to strength'

    The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) will return to standalone strength through a sales recruitment drive, according to its director of group resourcing.Susan Bor told Recruiter that in the current climate, how the bank deals with sales recruitment candidates and gets them through the door "has... [more...]

  • Managers 'looking for personality' in sales jobs roles

    Many managers look for personality when interviewing a candidate, a new survey has revealed.A report carried out by workplace psychologist OPP has found that 25 per cent of recruiters will hire an applicant for a sales job if they like the individual on a personal level, over other factors such... [more...]

  • Technology advancement 'creating more IT sales jobs'

    Technological advancements are leading to more IT sales jobs being created, it has been claimed.John Gantz, chief research officer and senior vice-president at the technology market research company IDC, said that the continuing advancement of the sector means that more IT sales jobs are needed... [more...]

  • Hiring for financial sales jobs rises by 60%

    The number of people hired in financial sales jobs in London has risen by 60 per cent, according to new research.Morgan McKinley's London Employment Monitor for January 2010 showed that the number of people experiencing sales recruitment success last month has shown considerable improvement over... [more...]

  • Work experience 'a solution to youth unemployment'

    Young people hunting for sales recruitment success should think about undertaking work experience in a bid to improve their skills, according to an industry expert.Becci Newton, spokesperson for the Institute for Employment Studies, said that young people can also try out a different career or... [more...]

  • One in ten take on second job to boost income

    New research has revealed that one in ten people have taken on a second job in a bid to boost income after the effect the recession had on them last year.Credit information provider Equifax said that 20 per cent have lost income recently either through cutbacks in overtime, lack of a bonus or a... [more...]

  • Women encouraged to go for part-time sales jobs

    Female sales recruitment hopefuls should feel that they can apply for part-time jobs without fearing less pay, according to an industry expert.Toni Eastwood OBE, training director at Everywoman, said that flexible working should not come at a cheaper price to people who need these kinds of sales... [more...]

  • Support group in Wiltshire to help sales recruitment applicants

    People wanting to apply for sales recruitment jobs in Wiltshire will be given a helping hand after a new support group was set up.The BBC reported that The Front Room will give advice to sales jobs applicants on how to write a killer CV, ways to put themselves across best in an interview and... [more...]

  • More highly-skilled sales jobs needed for part-time working women

    There are more women than ever working in part-time jobs, however it has been found that they are often having to downgrade when leaving full-time employment.Vera Baird, solicitor general and lead minister for the equality bill, said that flexible working should "become the norm" and... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment hopefuls 'need to be flexible'

    Those who are hunting sales recruitment positions need to make sure that they are remaining flexible to give themselves the best chance of gaining employment, according to an expert.Steve Huxham, chairman of the Recruitment Society, said that while there may be a lack of flexible job... [more...]

  • Development of skills 'key to future of sales jobs'

    Sales jobs hunters in the UK need to ensure that they are constantly improving their skills, if they want to achieve success in their chosen field.Simon Bartley, chief executive of UK Skills, said that the application and relevance of skills to businesses and individuals has never been higher... [more...]

  • University 'improves chances of sales recruitment success'

    Gaining qualifications at university can put people ahead in the race for sales recruitment, according to an industry expert.Minister for higher education David Lammy said that employment rates for graduates continue to be higher than for those with lower qualifications.Commenting on recent... [more...]

  • Graduate jobs cut 'has failed to materialise'

    The dramatic graduate job cuts predicted last summer have failed to materialise, sales recruitment hopefuls have been told.Carl Gilleard, chief executive of the Association of Graduate Recruiters, said that vacancies in 2009 fell by 8.9 per cent, rather than the 24.9 per cent which was touted.He... [more...]

  • Temporary sales recruitment placements hit six-month high

    The number of people that were successful in sales recruitment drives reached a six-month high last month, according to new figures.Data from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) also showed that the number of people securing permanent jobs also improved, with this figure going up... [more...]

  • Sales jobs set to be created by Longbridge firm

    Dozens of new sales jobs are set to be created by a construction supplies business, only two years since it was bought out of administration.The Lancashire Telegraph reported that Norman Tenray, managing director at OBAS, took over four collapsed companies and merged them into one slimmed-down... [more...]

  • Reapplying for own job 'should be taken seriously'

    People in sales jobs who are having to reapply for their own position should take the process seriously, according to an industry expert.Robin Wood, managing director of careers and outplacement consultancy CMC, told that when it is an external interview people dress up smartly... [more...]

  • 'Enthusiasm is key' when doing phone interviews

    Sales recruitment hopefuls might find that phone interviews are becoming more common, with certain techniques needing to be applied to help ensure success.Annie Stevens, a managing partner at coaching firm ClearRock, told that people need to prepared right from the start of the... [more...]

  • Perfect CV for sales jobs outlined

    Sales recruitment hopefuls have been given a number of guidelines in order to produce the perfect CV for their chosen career.Sarah Butcher, writing for, said that depending on seniority, the personal statement is a chance for people to demonstrate their intent and focus... [more...]

  • REC to support young peoples' sales recruitment campaign

    The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has signed up to a new government campaign which aims to help young people into sales jobs.Backing Young Britain is attempting to help prevent a generation of young people being lost to unemployment.Kevin Green, chief executive of the REC, said... [more...]

  • Rise in job vacancies as recovery continues

    Demand for new sales recruitment hopefuls is at the highest rate for the last two years, according to new figures.Research by professional services provider KPMG showed that demand for staff reached a level of 61.6 points on its January index, up from 60.4 points in December 2009. It is also... [more...]

  • Older people bring 'different skills and experience to sales jobs'

    Age 60 is turning out to be the new 40, according to business minister Pat McFadden, who said that older people are bringing in skills and experience which can be an asset to companies.Recruitment Today reported that Mr McFadden said as the UK continues to invest in growth, the skills of the... [more...]

  • Jobseekers have 'too much waffle on CVs'

    Sales recruitment hopefuls are losing out on their ideal job because they are filling their CVs with too much waffle, according to a new survey.Research by Workthing+, a leading online career management service, said that 60 per cent of resumes contain so much irrelevant trivia that recruiters... [more...]

  • Online retail 'could be key for future of sales jobs'

    Sales recruitment hopefuls could do worse than gaining some experience in online sales, with trends showing that this is going to be a profitable area in the next decade.A new study from the Centre for Retail Research, conducted on behalf of Kelkoo, showed that online transactions now account... [more...]

  • HR managers 'using online sources' for candidate screening

    Human resource (HR) managers are increasingly using online profiles on social networking websites to assess the suitability of sales recruitment hopefuls, it has been revealed.Felix Wetzel, group marketing director at Jobsite, said that this is something that will happen more in the future as... [more...]

  • Recruiting sales professionals 'can have massive impact'

    Businesses looking to grow as the economy continues to get moving should ensure that they hire new sales stars to help their quest, according to an industry expert.Rob Scott, blogging for Aaron Wallis, said that talented sales recruitment hopefuls will "have a massive impact on your... [more...]

  • UK firms 'should recruit in the recovery'

    The government has encouraged firms to take on young people during the economic recovery as it launched National Apprenticeship Week.It said that thousands of people are expected to take up apprenticeships this year, with businesses being encouraged to use the Apprentice Grant for Employers... [more...]

  • Global job market trends 'are improving'

    A global survey of hiring and firing trends has found that job prospects for sales professionals and managers are continuing to improve.Recruitment Today reported that the Global Snapshot, undertaken by Antal, showed that hiring had gone up from 50 per cent of the respondents in Autumn 2009 to... [more...]

  • Young people should be UK's key priority

    Getting young people into sales jobs should be the priority for the UK's decision makers, according to an industry expert.James Caan, businessman and star of the BBC's Dragon's Den show, told the Daily Telegraph that he was "a big believer" in getting young people into work.He added... [more...]

  • CEO's planning for sales recruitment rebound

    Nearly two-thirds of UK chief executive officers (CEOs) believe that recovery in the economy will bring about a rebound in the number of jobs available.The latest PricewaterhouseCoopers 13th annual Global CEO survey found that 63 per cent believe there is cautious optimism for the future of the... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment to be boosted in 2010

    People hunting for sales recruitment opportunities may be reassured by the news that eight out of ten European firms plan to hire in 2010.Some 82 per cent are hoping to take people on this year, according to new research by professional services company Towers Watson.The survey also showed that... [more...]

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