5 ways to excel in your career

5 ways to excel in your career

Any job can become stressful. Your never-ending list of to-do’s is getting bigger, the hours are long and you’re constantly juggling deadlines. Maybe you’re working hard to climb the ladder in your career, but that next step seems out of reach? Whatever it might be...

How to negotiate a higher salary… and is it right to do so Salary negotiation is something a lot of people shy away from, are not experts or feel uncomfortable doing. This is a quick guide to help those unsure on the do’s and don’ts. Salary Negotiation is...
What Makes A Successful Salesperson?

What Makes A Successful Salesperson?

What makes a successful salesperson? These four simple habits could help you be just that… Be A Time Lord No TARDIS necessary. There are plenty of ways you waste time on a daily basis. Be honest, how many times have you spent ages researching a cold lead, planning...
The Simply Sales Jobs Mobile Site One Month On

The Simply Sales Jobs Mobile Site One Month On

It’s been a month since we relaunched Simply Sales Jobs with a brand new, mobile-responsive design. So, it seems a good time to see how the changes have affected our job board – which should also give a little insight into what is important to the...
What To Share On Social Media When Jobseeking

What To Share On Social Media When Jobseeking

There are plenty of messages out there warning of irresponsible social media use. Many warn of problems a misguided post can cause in everyday life – remember the publicly shared house party invite that attracted hundreds of unwanted guests? There are also...
Introducing The NORA Finalists 2014

Introducing The NORA Finalists 2014

The NORAs are the National Online Recruitment Awards, and they have been celebrating achievement in online recruitment since 2001. Every year, NORA invite jobseekers to nominate their favourite companies in the recruitment industry for the prestigious awards. With 13...
Using LinkedIn In Your Sales Process

Using LinkedIn In Your Sales Process

LinkedIn is fantastic resource for any salesperson – whatever your industry. Don’t fall into the trap of thinking social media is a mysterious tool your Marketing team goes on about – LinkedIn is practically made for the sales industry. We’ve...
Top Graduate Sales Jobs

Top Graduate Sales Jobs

Are you missing out on the freshers’ week buzz this year? If you graduated this summer and so aren’t packing your bags to head back to halls then this post is just for you. We’ve picked out 3 top graduate sales jobs currently live on our site –...
The highest paying sales jobs in the UK

The highest paying sales jobs in the UK

In the market for a new yacht? Looking for a bit of extra cash to renovate your home in the south of France? Why not apply for some of the highest paying sales jobs in the UK? The sales industry accounts for around 10-20% of the UK’s total employment. With so...
10 Toughest Tasks Sales Teams are Faced With

10 Toughest Tasks Sales Teams are Faced With

Working in sales is tough and sales people are faced with challenges every day of the week. But what are the toughest tasks that sales teams face on a daily basis? I got a group of the Simply Sales Jobs sales team together to discuss it. First up, and one of the...
Life’s too short to stay in the wrong job

Life’s too short to stay in the wrong job

And you know it is. A German jobs site called Jobs In Town launched an ad campaign this year that had us smiling and thinking at the same time. We’re calling it “sminking”. In the well-positioned posters, machines, objects and even arcade games are...
The best leisure sales jobs in the UK right now

The best leisure sales jobs in the UK right now

Leisure sales jobs are part of a fast-growing market and many companies are looking to expand fast. With the right experience, you could join one of the most vibrant and fast-growing sectors in the sales industry. Leisure sales jobs cover all aspects of the industry...
How do Diageo succeed in a difficult market?

How do Diageo succeed in a difficult market?

Diageo has a success story every company envies, but how do they keep up sales in an ever-changing marketplace? Attractive to investors and often at the forefront of innovations within their special corner of the consumables sales marketplace, Diego have developed...
Brand Loyalty: The truth!

Brand Loyalty: The truth!

According to many sales experts, brand loyalty has died a death. We don’t believe them. In a recent article on branding and marketing megasite Inc., it was proclaimed that consumers were no longer interested in brands. What customers want now is products;...
What makes Dominos such a success in the UK?

What makes Dominos such a success in the UK?

Fast food super-chain Dominos Pizza recorded the highest growth stories on the UK high street in 2013. So what are they doing right? There’s an age-old sales quote along the lines of “sales isn’t about customers needing your product, it’s about...
Pancake Day is big business

Pancake Day is big business

UK retailers have recorded huge demand for pancake peripherals in the run up to Pancake Day. On the one day of the year when eggs and milk reign supreme, sales in cooking appliances and ingredients have rocketed. Recording a record-breaking 121% increase in sales in...
Sales Jobs: Two Ways to Get Yourself Hired

Sales Jobs: Two Ways to Get Yourself Hired

A guest post on successful interview techniques to get the best sales jobs by Marius Fermi from Tactical Sales Training Sales is one of the biggest professions in the world, it’s been around for a long time and it has created many, many successful people. But with the...
5 reasons to look at bathroom sales jobs

5 reasons to look at bathroom sales jobs

Home improvement is big business and is only getting bigger – here’s why getting into bathroom sales jobs could be the best career choice you’ll make in 2014. 1. Interior design is back ‘in’ And it’s ‘in’ in a big way....
Sales jobs in Kent – Area Focus

Sales jobs in Kent – Area Focus

Sales jobs in Kent are booming – with almost 200 on our site, the ‘Garden Of England’ has got the jobs you are looking for. Jobs in Kent are enjoying an upturn as they rise again for the start of 2014. Often overlooked by job hunters who re-locate to...
5 of the greatest call centre jobs quotes

5 of the greatest call centre jobs quotes

Call centre jobs aren’t easy but for people with the gift of the gab, they are highly rewarding and full of surprises. Plenty of famously successful salespeople started off in call centre jobs and it’s the perfect place to begin your career. Full of...
Sales Manager Jobs, What Experience Is Needed?

Sales Manager Jobs, What Experience Is Needed?

Thinking of pushing your career forward and applying for sales manager jobs? Here’s all you need to know about the role. Good luck! Sales manager jobs require experience, enthusiasm and tenacity. Usually reserved for the best salespeople, these roles combine the...
Car sales to the super-rich

Car sales to the super-rich

When your client has money to burn but very particular demands, car sales rely on finely-tuned skills and years of experience. Imagine your ideal client. Plenty in the bank, right? Maybe they’re a generous spender too. Very easy to persuade into up-selling deals...
Your future sales jobs? Start preparing now!

Your future sales jobs? Start preparing now!

In your final term of university you’re probably starting to research the types of sales jobs you’re interested in. If you’re reading this blog, the chances are you’ve decided you want to go into Sales, or are at least considering it. Anna Pitts of the Graduate...
Job Focus: Field Sales

Job Focus: Field Sales

Currently, recruiters are looking for more field sales specialists than any other sales professional. Read on to see if you could make the leap into field sales. Field sales is a challenging but ultimately rewarding career for salespeople with a proven track record of...
The world’s toughest sales jobs

The world’s toughest sales jobs

Think your January targets are hardcore? Try taking on some of the world’s toughest sales jobs… Survey upon survey has found that sales jobs are among the hardest to recruit for among generic recruitment companies. The truth is that sales comes with a...
Simply Sales Jobs celebrates rise in job postings

Simply Sales Jobs celebrates rise in job postings

If you’re looking for a new sales job now is the time as Simply Sales Jobs report 38% rise in job adverts A long-time market leader for sales jobs and the go-to website for quality and niche sales roles for thousands of people across the UK, Simply Sales Jobs is...
Turning The Gatekeeper From Foe To Friend

Turning The Gatekeeper From Foe To Friend

How often does your enthusiasm for a call slip away once you reach the dreaded “gatekeeper”? MD of MTD Sales Training Sean McPheat explains how you can turn that guardian into one of your best contacts. Many salespeople see the gatekeeper as someone who...
How are job offers like routemasters?

How are job offers like routemasters?

Answer: You think one will never show so you get on one you didn’t really want, only to see another head directly up your street. Sound familliar? We’ve all applied for jobs more embedded in the real world than our dream job, but what do you do when both...
Sales jobs in 2014 sorted!

Sales jobs in 2014 sorted!

Don’t wait until January 1st to start looking for sales jobs. Get your job hunting resolutions started now! Our friends at Simply Jobs Expo have put together some helpful hints and tips to get your job hunt motivated before the start of 2014. January is always a...
The Seven Deadly Sins of the Work Christmas Party

The Seven Deadly Sins of the Work Christmas Party

Join in with the festive cheer – post your best Christmas stories in the comments section. Who knows, we might use yours next year as a warning to others of Christmas parties yet to come… Merry Christmas and a very happy and successful new year from Simply Sales...
Job Focus: Sales Representative

Job Focus: Sales Representative

Been referred for sales representative jobs? Here’s everything you needed to know about sales reps but were too afraid to ask… Sales representatives jobs are probably the most well-known in the industry. The public face of any company, each sales rep has...
Simply Sales Jobs of the Week

Simply Sales Jobs of the Week

This week we have three excellent sales jobs of the week. Take a look and get applying! Account Manager – London – £40k – £50k – Scripps Networks Interactive This role is all about selling advertising for the Food Network and Travel Channel...