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  • IT recruitment 'remains strong'

    Recruitment in the IT industry remains strong, with many people moving into new positions within the sector in the first half of 2010, a new survey has indicated.A report published by the IT Job Board shows that the demand for roles such as IT manager and IT support worker have remained... [more...]

  • Govt to increase job incentives

    The government is bidding to increase the incentives to move into sales jobs and other roles by shaking up the benefits system, it has emerged.Work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith announced that income support and housing benefit could be combined with the tax credit system as the... [more...]

  • Small businesses 'will drive the UK economy'

    Small firms will play a "huge role" in boosting the country's economy, according to one expert who has claimed that positivity is returning to the country's businesses.Emyr Williams, director of, said that one reason for the upturn in people's expectations is the new government,... [more...]

  • Default retirement age is scrapped by govt

    People in sales jobs will be able to work past the age of 65 without being forced to retire, following proposals published for consultation by the government.The new administration revealed that the current default retirement age of 65 will be abandoned by October 2011, as the government aims to... [more...]

  • Job opportunities in London 'will pick up'

    There will be an increase in the number of recruitment opportunities in London in the coming weeks as companies begin to take on more staff, a new report has suggested.Research carried out by Morgan McKinley suggests that half of hiring managers in the capital's financial services sector... [more...]

  • Cloud computing 'providing sales recruitment opportunities'

    The rise of cloud computing in the recruitment process is providing sales job candidates with greater opportunities, it has been claimed.Richard Nott, website director of CWJobs, explained that cloud computing is changing the face of the recruitment industry, with the majority of companies... [more...]

  • Insurers 'are protecting motorists'

    The work done by people in insurance sales jobs is helping to protect motorists from fraudsters, one industry body has noted.Graeme Trudgill, technical and corporate affairs executive for BIBA, said that insurance is fair to people and "very specific to the individual", so each policy taken out... [more...]

  • Differing age groups 'ensures sales recruitment success'

    The key to sales recruitment success is employing a mixture of people of varying ages, according to one specialist.Rachel Krys, campaign director for the Employers Forum on Age, said that the best workforces are often made up of people representing a very broad age spectrum and noted that this... [more...]

  • Directors of small firms 'more optimistic about growth'

    Directors of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are more optimistic about future growth than those at large organisations, according to a new report.The newly-released NYSE Euronext CEO Report, entitled 'Back to Business', shows that eight in ten directors of SMBs expect either a... [more...]

  • Economic growth 'will lead to job creation'

    The growth in the UK's economy in the second quarter of the year is likely to lead to many more new staff being hired, one expert has predicted, which includes sales recruitment.Kevin Green, chief executive of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, said that the economic outlook is far... [more...]

  • Brain scans during interviews 'are taking things too far'

    Conducting brain scans on candidates during interviews is taking things too far, one sector analyst has stated.Alex Deane, director of Big Brother Watch, an organisation which fights intrusions on the privacy and liberties of British people, said that brain scans are taking vetting processes to... [more...]

  • Tailoring CVs 'can lead to sales recruitment success'

    CVs should be tailored to specific roles if people are to be successful in sales recruitment or any other sector, according to one expert.Keith Potts, chief executive of, said that many people make the mistake of sending out the same applications for a variety of different roles,... [more...]

  • Expert: Attitudes will change in sales recruitment

    Although, at the moment, there are nine vacancies for every ten skilled workers in London, the balance of power is starting to return to the jobseeker, according to an expert.Tim Vye, divisional director at Reed Finance, said that the dynamics of the job market are starting to change and are... [more...]

  • Sales directors need to lead by example and switch off

    It is important for people in senior management positions to lead by example and switch off whilst out of the office, according to an expert.Ben Willmott, senior public policy advisor for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), said that if people in sales jobs are working... [more...]

  • Marketing sector gets ready for staff demand

    People looking for sales jobs in the world of marketing could be set for a positive time, according to one report, which suggests that demand for the workers is set to increase.Marketing Week reported on recruitment consultancy Aquent's Market Eye paper which found that around half of marketing... [more...]

  • Audi's milestone could be good news for sales jobs

    One of Europe's most-respected car manufacturers has passed a major landmark after it recorded more than two million sales in a hard-to-crack marketplace.The sale of an Audi A3 TDI to a customer in California saw the Germany car manufacturer pass the milestone and Audi America president Johan de... [more...]

  • Graduate sales: University is still vital for better jobs

    Choosing to avoid going to university could spell disaster for a young person's career prospects, according to one expert, who said the traditional route is still the best for Britain's youth.Johnny Rich, editor of, said that at the moment there are large numbers of young people not... [more...]

  • Expert: Employees need to feel valued

    Too many people in sales jobs do not feel appreciated by their employees, according to an expert, who said that the difficult economic climate has left many staff feeling over-worked and under-paid.Claire McCartney, resourcing and talent planning adviser at the Chartered Institute of Personnel... [more...]

  • Expert: Gender pay gap still needs to be solved

    Women searching for sales jobs should be able to earn the same amount of money as their male counterparts, according to one organisation which said that the gender pay gap still exists, and needs to be addressed.A Trades Union Congress (TUC) spokesperson said that although there has been major... [more...]

  • Body language could make the difference for sales jobseekers

    Keeping nerves and body language under control is so important in sales jobs interviews, according to an expert, who said that getting these things right is key to capturing the right job.Body language expert Drew McAdam told about the importance of making a good first impression,... [more...]

  • Financial services wage transparency 'good news for female jobseekers'

    A greater level of wage transparency in the City is good news for female jobseekers who are worried about being discriminated against.Kate Grussing, spokesperson for the City Women's Network and Sapphire Partners co-founder, has claimed that professional women will "welcome" these changes.She... [more...]

  • Gov't needs to support positive employment figures

    The recent positive figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) are great news for people looking for sales jobs and the sales recruitment industry in general, however the government needs to support job creation to make the most of them, according to an expert.David Kern, chief... [more...]

  • Anxiety can be a friend for sales jobseekers

    People trying to hunt down their perfect sales jobs need to use the anxiety and stress which come along with having an interview in order to do well, according to one reported that being stressed means that people going for an interview will be more motivated to research a... [more...]

  • More sales directors 'taking an active interest in their teams'

    Sales directors should take an active interest in their staff and office morale if they are to get as much as possible from their teams, an expert has claimed.Shaf Rasul, dragon for Dragon's Den online and a judge for the 2010 Orange Leader of the Year Award, has suggested that taking this... [more...]

  • Sales jobs applicants 'should avoid CV gaps'

    Applicants for sales jobs can maximise their chances by doing voluntary, part-time or temporary work during any periods they are out of work, an expert has claimed.Tanya de Grunwald, founder of career advice site, has highlighted the fact that doing anything is better than... [more...]

  • REC: Recruitment 'has a key role in creating a diverse financial services sector'

    A leading organisation has praised government efforts to address the gender imbalance in the financial services and accountancy sector and the role of recruitment in this.The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has identified issue such as gender pay gaps, flexible working and... [more...]

  • Construction and science sector jobs 'increase'

    The official unemployment figures released yesterday are positive for the construction and science sectors, an expert has claimed.Applicants looking for construction sales jobs may be in luck, according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which said that these industries are... [more...]

  • Unemployment falls to 2.47m

    Unemployment has fallen to 2.47 million in the second quarter of the year, which could be good news for those looking for sales jobs.New figures published by the Office for National Statistics have shown that unemployment in the UK fell by 34,000 during the last three months.They have also shown... [more...]

  • Jobs growth 'continues despite govt austerity measures'

    Companies have maintained their current level of recruitment despite the government's recently-announced austerity measures, new figures have shown.A report published by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation has shown that the number of organisations predicting that demand for permanent... [more...]

  • UK retail sales 'increase 1.2%'

    The number of opportunities in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sales jobs could increase, as the sector has experienced growth during the last month.Figures published by the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and KPMG have shown that these have expanded by 1.2 per cent on a like-for-like basis.On... [more...]

  • Work-life balance programmes 'good way to cut down employee stress'

    Employers are increasingly offering work-life balance support programmes in order to cut down the stress of their workforce and attract new applicants, a report has suggested.Figures published by Buck Consultants, a Xerox Company, has found that 46 per cent of employers have looked to implement... [more...]

  • Expert: Spell-check your CV before applying

    Those looking to apply for sales jobs should make sure that they spell-check their CV thoroughly before submitting it, it has been claimed.Peter Panayotou, senior consultant for the Write Stuff, has described these mistakes as "fatal" for sales jobs applicants, which is unfortunate as they are... [more...]

  • CBI: Improved infrastructure could boost sales jobs

    The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has backed Boris Johnson's plans to boost business in the capital by improving transport links.Reacting to a speech, which the mayor of London gave to business leaders at an event hosted by Baker & McKenzie, the CBI said that projects, such as... [more...]

  • Job searching at uni is easier for graduates

    University leavers looking for graduate sales jobs could be at a disadvantage when compared to their counterparts who start their search before they have left campus, according to an expert.Dan Hawes, co-founder of the Graduate Recruitment Bureau, said that looking for employment while still in... [more...]

  • Companies are looking for adaptable workers

    People looking for sales jobs need to be prepared to work on a variety of different projects, according to an expert, who said an increasing number of firms are looking for widely-skilled employees.Mike Petrook, spokesperson for the Chartered Management Institute, said that many companies are... [more...]

  • Equality Act 'makes things clearer for employers'

    The new Equality Act is removing some of the confusion surrounding the issue for companies using sales recruitment agencies, according to an expert, who said that the overall policy could have been better.Katja Hall, CBI director of HR policy, said that the new bill means there is now one clear... [more...]

  • Willetts: Govt will back graduates

    David Willetts, minister for Universities and Skills said the government is committed to helping graduates searching for sales jobs and other positions find their ideal role."The job market remains challenging for new graduates, as it does for others. But a degree is still a good investment in... [more...]

  • Firms 'should offer more flexibility for hard-to-fill sales jobs'

    Companies looking to hire new staff should ensure that they offer sales jobs which provide flexibility if they are operating in sectors experiencing a skills shortage.Mike Petrook, spokesperson for the Chartered Management Institute, claimed that this is "key" as Britain is currently... [more...]

  • Marc Bolland manages M&S surge

    The new chief executive (CEO) of Marks & Spencer has managed to live up to his reputation for success, which he earned at Morrisons, by delivering impressive sales figures for his new employer.Marc Bolland took over from former CEO Sir Stuart Rose on May 1st and, since his tenure began, the... [more...]

  • Flexibility is crucial in sales jobs search

    People on the lookout for their ideal sales job may need to be flexible in order to get it, according to an expert, who said that having a 2:1 degree is not the be all and end all.Charlie Ball, deputy research director at Higher Education Careers Services Unit (HECSU), said that sales jobseekers... [more...]

  • Building a skills base is crucial for sales workers

    In the current competitive graduate sales jobs market some university leavers will not get their dream role, but they should use this as an opportunity to develop their skills base, according to one expert.Carl Gilleard, from the Association of Graduate Recruiters, told the Guardian that... [more...]

  • Roche trials could provide new ovarian cancer treatment

    People looking to get into pharmaceutical sales jobs could soon be selling a new ovarian cancer therapy which has been successful in recent studies.Pharmaceutical giant Roche completed a study that showed the combination of Avastin and chemotherapy followed by the continued use of the drug, also... [more...]

  • Jobseekers could be wasting time with internships

    People trying to capture that all important first sales job could be wasting their time by interning and completing tasks which they should be receiving payment for, according to an expert.Johnny Rich, publisher of, said that some companies exploit interns "horrifically"... [more...]

  • New iPhone gives sales staff a handful

    The demand for the new iPhone has left some sales staff rushed off their feet, according to reports, which showed that three days after its launch it had sold more than 1.7 million units.Apple chief executive Steve Jobs said the launch was the most successful in the company's history with the... [more...]

  • Kriss Akabusi gives top sales tips

    People looking for sales jobs need to keep seven top tips in mind, according to one expert, who said that taking inspiration from top athletes can help workers to succeed.Kriss Akabusi, MBE MA, and three-time Olympic medallist, told Aaron Wallis his top tips for sales success, such as focusing... [more...]

  • Expert: Graduates need extracurricular endorsements

    In the ultra-competitive graduate jobs market, students need to ensure that they make the most of any activities they can to make themselves stand out from the crowd, according to an expert.Martin Pennington, director of the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services, said that... [more...]

  • Honed applications 'help with jobs search'

    Honing a sales jobs search is vital if university leavers are to capture their ideal role, according to an expert.Chris Morrall, director of Talent Transitions, said that at the moment too many job seekers are simply applying for any role they can and not taking the time to focus their... [more...]

  • Research 'the key to interview success'

    Conducting thorough research of any company that those looking for sales jobs are applying to is the key to success, an expert has suggested.Chris Morrall, director of Talent Transitions, has highlighted this as one of the top tips those looking to ace an interview should follow.He said that... [more...]

  • Brits are not checking employment contracts

    Around five million workers around the UK fail to check the terms and conditions of their employment contracts before signing them, according to new research from Which?The survey of more than 4,000 workers found that 26 per cent of workers only "skim read" their contracts before committing to... [more...]

  • Immigration restrictions need business consultation

    The new coalition government's decision to put a cap on immigration should involve the business community and companies using sales recruitment, in order to fill important vacancies which might be affected, according to an expert.Mark Swift, media relations manager for EEF - the manufacturers'... [more...]

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