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The importance of a good LinkedIn profile for sales professionals

LinkedIn is in part a sales tool, and if you are a sales professional, it only follows that you need to be selling your skills, strengths results and achievements on LinkedIn, writes Sandie Reed of The CV & Interview Advisors. It is important for...

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 paid sales jobs in the UK?The sales industry accounts for around 10-20% of the UK's total employment. With so...

How salesy does your CV need to be?

Knowing how hard to sell yourself in your CV is an age old challenge. Matt Craven, Personal Branding Expert and Founder of The CV & Interview Advisors tackles this subject from a sales jobs perspective and offers some interesting insights. CalibrateI...

Target a new sales job in 2020 with these 10 tips

Finding the time and motivation to find a new job can be difficult sometimes but these ten tips should help to get you on your way and give you the edge in finding that new career.Every new year the idea of a new job crosses most people’s minds, but for...

20 top CV tips for 2020

January is almost here, and there’s probably a lot going on around you at the moment - festive parties have taken their toll, and now as your company prepares to tackle 2020 with a vengeance, you might be asking yourself if you still want to be in the same job for the...

How to be the best manager to your team

Managing a sales team can pose many challenges. It's easy to neglect the personal side of job when the focus is heavily placed on generating revenue. It’s not an easy job, but a successful sales manager must strike a balance between getting results and...

What’s the average salary in the sales industry for 2019?

More women than ever are working in sales, a recent study by the Office of National Statistics shows. Women make up roughly half of the workforce when it comes to sales, however the figure changes slightly depending on the role. Women make up the biggest...

New Year, new career?

As 2020 fast approaches, is your new year’s resolution to find your dream sales job?     In a recent survey we ran with sales professionals: 82% told us they will be looking for a new job in 2020 77% told us they will be looking for a new role in January 2020 33%...

Employee happiness in companies

For those who are looking for a job in the sales industry, there are ample opportunities available out there. However, not every company has the best of intentions when it comes to their employees. They may treat their sales team as nothing more than...

How to write a standout sales CV

Find out what recruiters are secretly looking for and how you should present your CV.