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  • Extension to youth employment plans 'is welcome news'

    The extension of the government's promise to guarantee a job or training for every 18 to 24-year-old out of work for over six months has been praised by an industry expert.Chris Goulden, JRF poverty research manager, said that he "very much welcomes" the extension of extra help for... [more...]

  • Fundamental mistakes 'harm chances of recruitment success'

    People looking for sales recruitment opportunities have been told that making fundamental mistakes can completely dash their chances of success.A new survey of recruitment managers by CareerBuilder, including those who screen people for sales jobs, revealed that there are a wide range of... [more...]

  • Asking about money at first interview 'a large pitfall'

    People attending sales recruitment interviews should avoid asking about the salary rate at the first opportunity, according to an expert.James Caan, an entrepreneur and star of the BBC's Dragons' Den, told the Daily Telegraph that while it is fine for people to be financially driven, they should... [more...]

  • Recruitment chances 'improved' by temporary work

    People looking for sales jobs could boost their employment prospects by taking on temporary work first, according to an industry body.The recent Jobs Outlook survey from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) showed a marked increase in the number of temporary workers going on to... [more...]

  • Preparation 'the key to success' for job interviews

    Sales recruitment hopefuls have been advised to prepare well for job interviews by a star of the BBC's Dragons' Den.James Caan, an entrepreneur and TV celebrity, told the Daily Telegraph that job hunters need to research the company and also try to find out who is going to be interviewing them... [more...]

  • Push for jobs means that people need skills

    If the employment sector is to flourish again then people need to be given the skills to work, those looking for sales recruitment have been told.Dan Taubman, senior national education official at the University and College Union, said that although jobs which do not need qualifications are... [more...]

  • Sales jobs given a boost by chancellor's 2010 Budget

    People on the lookout for sales jobs have received some good news in the chancellor's Budget, with a package of measures designed to help UK businesses.Alistair Darling promised to cut business rates for one year from October to help "fledgling businesses" as well as existing ones,... [more...]

  • NUS welcomes additional university places

    Around 20,000 extra university places have been promised by the government, which could help people graduate into sales jobs in the future.Chancellor Alistair Darling revealed the move in the 2010 Budget, although the National Union of Students (NUS) did warn that for the scheme to work, funding... [more...]

  • Body language 'is important in interviews'

    People attending interviews, including ones for sales jobs, need to make sure that their body language is positive.A blog posting on said that an applicant's body language should mirror that of the interviewer.Recruitment hopefuls should make sure that they lean forward... [more...]

  • Graduates to benefit from increased dialogue

    Graduates seeking sales recruitment opportunities could benefit from increased dialogue between universities and businesses.Pal Schmitt, member of European parliament, said that a new report on increased communication between businesses and higher education facilities would help the inclusion of... [more...]

  • Flexible working 'should not be forced on employees'

    People applying for recruitment should not be forced into flexible working, according to an industry expert.Martin Thomas, head of recruitment for BT, told Recruiter that if the organisation was forced to offer such positions then it would create significant costs in adopting new systems and... [more...]

  • Custom-written CV 'essential weapon' in applicant's arsenal

    People applying for employment need to make sure that they create a custom-written CV for each application, people hunting sales jobs have been told.Joan McFadden, writing for the Scotsman, said that many people draw up a basic CV and then use it to apply for every post "which is such a... [more...]

  • Women 'perform better in job interviews'

    Female applicants, including those for sales jobs, are performing better in areas such as presentation and communication than their male counterparts in interviews.Research undertaken by found that 59 per cent of bosses agree that women give better interviews than men,... [more...]

  • Unrelated jobs 'should not damage a CV'

    People looking for employment who have had to take up an unrelated position during the recent economic downturn will find it does not damage their chances of getting an interview for a new role.Peter Panayotou, senior analyst at the Write Stuff, said that such periods of employment should not... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment hunters 'need to know what the employer wants'

    It is important that people attending interviews, including ones for sales jobs, understand what the prospective employer wants from the applicant, according to an industry expert.Jenny Ungless, director of City Life Coaching, told the Times that in an interview employers want to know three key... [more...]

  • Creating a career strategy 'can help people gain employment'

    People looking for recruitment opportunities, including sales jobs, should form a career plan to help them achieve their goals, according to an industry expert.Simon Hudson, regional director of PCS Executive, said that it was "saddening" to think that people are becoming despondent... [more...]

  • 'First impressions count' in a job interview

    People preparing for a sales recruitment interview have been told that first impressions really do count.Jenny Ungless, director of City Life Coaching, told the Times that if the first impression that a person makes is not a good one, then they will have to work extra hard in the interview to... [more...]

  • Latest jobless figures are 'good news for the UK'

    New figures released by the Office for National Statistics have revealed that there has been a fall in the number of jobless people in the UK.This data has been branded "good news" by an industry expert, which could also provide a boost to people looking for sales recruitment... [more...]

  • Jobseekers should 'paint employers a picture'

    People hoping for recruitment success should try their best to create a picture in the interviewer's head of them working at the company, according to an industry expert.Dr Ali Binazir, a decision enhancement engineer writing for the Huffington Post, said that in a tough job market, getting a... [more...]

  • Warrington firms urged to give apprentices a chance

    Young people looking for sales jobs could be boosted by the news that firms in Warrington are being urged to take on apprentices.As part of the government's Apprenticeship Grant for Employers initiative, businesses in the area will be offered a £2,500 bonus for each 16 or 17-year-old they... [more...]

  • Mums returning to work 'need to adapt'

    Mothers returning to employment, including sales jobs, need to adapt if they are going to thrive in fast-changing workplaces, according to an expert.Amanda McCulloch, managing director of Aberdeen recruitment firm Thorpe Molloy, told the Press and Journal that as well as their career expertise,... [more...]

  • Finance leaders look to hire as confidence rises

    A rise in confidence levels of financial officers could herald a recruitment boom in the financial sector, according to new research.The latest Robert Half Chief Financial Officer's Confidence Index showed that nearly 47 per cent are more confident about the economic prospects facing their... [more...]

  • Candidates with transferable skills 'should be considered'

    People looking for recruitment opportunities have been told that they stand a good chance of success if they have transferable skills.Darra Singh, chief executive of Jobcentre Plus, said that with an increasingly flexible labour market, smart recruiters should widen their net and consider people... [more...]

  • Job hunters 'must learn how to sell themselves'

    People looking for their next sales recruitment opportunity have been told that they need to learn how to sell themselves.A spokeswoman for Jobsite said that although the recruitment market is currently causing problems for people, learning how to sell themselves can boost their chances of... [more...]

  • Expert: Recruitment recovery should be celebrated

    The recovery in the recruitment sector should be celebrated, according to an expert.A spokeswoman for Jobsite said that any positive shifts should be welcomed, however, there is still an air of caution in the market.Her words came after recruitment firm Manpower revealed that a one per cent of... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment hopefuls told of job interview mistakes

    The top 50 worst and most common mistakes which can be made in a job interview have been listed.Karen Burns, writing for, said that the job hunting trail can be long and arduous, so it is important that people remind themselves of some common errors so that they do not make the same... [more...]

  • East London graduates given fast lane to sales recruitment success

    Graduates in East London are being given a helping hand to achieve sales recruitment success through a government funded scheme.The Fastlaners initiative, which is backed by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills and run by the Young Foundation, is a two-week-long finishing school... [more...]

  • Apprentice star passes on tips to sales recruitment hopefuls

    A former star of the BBC programme The Apprentice has visited a Welsh university this week to offer up career advice to budding sales recruitment hopefuls.Ruth Badger went along to the University of Glamorgan as part of its Experience Works Week, which is a campaign used to highlight the... [more...]

  • CV and interview advice should be given to young hopefuls

    Young sales recruitment hopefuls should be given access to literacy skills, CV workshops and interview advice, according to an industry expert.Shaf Rasul, writing for the Sun, said that he was "absolutely astounded" that TV hypnotist Paul McKenna was paid £20,000 to give a... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment hopefuls gain experience through placements

    Graduate work placements are on the increase as sales recruitment hopefuls attempt to get ahead of the competition and boost their CV with extra skills and experience.The Irish Times reported that the placements offer graduates and other young people an invaluable first step into a career.These... [more...]

  • Employers can help young to boost sales recruitment chances

    The prospects of young sales recruitment hopefuls can be boosted by employers, according to an expert.Steve Huxham, chairman of the Recruitment Society, said that although the government has provided extra help and support for young people, more can be done by businesses to assist them"From... [more...]

  • Financial sales jobs set to improve in 2010

    The number of people achieving sales recruitment success could be about to boom, according to one industry expert.Recruitment firm Michael Page said that the amount of financial sales jobs available is set to "significantly improve" as confidence returns to the banking sector this... [more...]

  • Scheme launched to help people with learning difficulties

    A new initiative has been launched to help people with learning difficulties find paid sales jobs.The government scheme will aim to improve statistics which show that fewer than ten per cent of people with learning difficulties in England are in paid employment, which can lead them to greater... [more...]

  • Employers looking for people who are confident and outgoing

    Sales recruitment professionals are on the lookout for people who are confident and outgoing, according to an expert.James Borg, writing for the Daily Telegraph, said that nothing says "do not employ me" more than a candidate who comes across as timid and shy of making their point.He... [more...]

  • Apprenticeships 'not just for youths'

    People looking for sales recruitment opportunities should consider gaining skills on an apprenticeship, no matter what age they are, according to an industry expert.Paul Davis, managing director of Perspective, a leading apprentice training firm, said that people can get ahead of the competition... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment helped by iPhone applications

    Applying for jobs and building up a network of contacts can help people into sales jobs, with the iPhone providing a number of applications which can help with this.Timothy Barber, writing for CityAM, said that managing a personal network is the best way to find new openings into full-time,... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment hopefuls boosted by advice

    People looking for sales jobs without having a large amount of qualifications on their CV have been boosted by advice given to graduate recruitment experts.Carl Gilleard, chief executive of the Association of Graduate Recruiters, said that employers should open up their screening process,... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment interview questions 'designed to trip people up'

    Job hunters have been told that sales recruitment interviews are designed to trip people up, however, practice and preparation can make people shine.Karen Burns, writing for USNews, said that when an interviewer asks a person to tell them about themselves, they are expecting to hear how that... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment candidates 'now more optimistic'

    Britons are becoming increasingly confident that there will be more sales jobs on offer soon, according to new research.The Nationwide Building Society's February Consumer Confidence Index showed that the number of people who think the jobs market will be worse in six months time dipped below 50... [more...]

  • Interviews 'a chance to show off seriousness for role'

    Sales recruitment hopefuls have been told that dressing smartly for a job interview gives them a chance to show that they are taking the opportunity seriously.A recent survey by resulted in a list of the most common interview mistakes that people make.When preparing for an... [more...]

  • UK job market shows further signs of improvement

    The number of people securing permanent work placements, including those in sales jobs, grew at the fastest pace last month since July 2007, new figures have revealed.A Report on Jobs study, produced by Markit Economics and sponsored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG... [more...]

  • 'Image is key' to a bright sales recruitment future

    People going through the sales recruitment process should look at their image if they want to be successful in the industry, according to an expert.Shaf Rasul, writing for the Sun, said that he held a conference last week with new apprentices and advised them that it is important to look beyond... [more...]

  • Sales recruitment hopefuls told of interview mistakes

    People preparing for a sales recruitment interview should try not to focus on themselves when replying to questions, according to an industry expert.Rebecca Corfield, author of Knockout Job Interview Presentations, told the Guardian that firms do not want to hear how the job will improve the... [more...]

  • Sales jobs given a boost by new homeworker call centre

    People hoping for sales recruitment success have been given a boost with a new homeworker virtual call centre service.Inbound/outbound call centre firm SMART has chosen technology from LiveOps to help it extend its traditional bricks and mortar call centres, possibly creating more sales jobs.The... [more...]

  • Preparation 'key to job interviews'

    People need to turn up to their sales recruitment interviews well-prepared, according to an expert.Rebecca Corfield, author of Knockout Job Interview Presentations, told the Guardian that once a CV has made it through the masses of applications then the job is there to be won.She added that even... [more...]

  • More than one in three workers has a second job

    The recession has caused more than one in three workers to take on a second position in a sales job, according to new figures.Research from employment law firm Peninsula found that the number of people looking for further sales recruitment opportunities has risen from 26 per cent to 38 per cent... [more...]

  • More than 6,000 jobs created in culture and sport

    At least 6,000 positions in culture and sport have now been created, including some sales jobs, according to an industry expert.Secretary of state for culture, media and sport Ben Bradshaw said that progress towards the creation of 10,000 jobs for young people in the sector is now past the... [more...]

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