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The Essential Online Training Resources for Sales Professionals
Sales professionals can enhance their CVs with free online training during the lockdown. Check out The People Pod’s guide to find out what’s available!
The Essential Online Training Resources for Retail & Hospitality Professionals
Want to enhance your CV with free retail and hospitality training during the lockdown? Check out The People Pod’s guide to find out what’s available online!
The Essential Online Training Resources for Digital and Tech Professionals
Online training can help digital and tech professionals increase their skills during lockdown. Check out The People Pod’s guide to find out what’s available!
Our Top Tips for Candidates During Lockdown and Beyond
How can candidates make sure they stand out to prospective employers during the current lockdown and beyond? Find out with our top tips!
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Once you've invested the time in recruiting top tier talent, you'll want to keep hold of them. Retention isn't just about job satisfaction. Sometimes a few perks are in order. We look at a few creative ways you can create workplace morale...
Working in retail requires world class customer service skills, strong product knowledge and a passion for your brand. Though with a retail career also comes a number of traits you may not have had previously, though will now become a fully ingrained part of who you are. Here’s what you can expect…
Social media technology has given recruiters and hiring managers the ability to get to know a candidate before they even pick up the phone. So that perfectly polished CV can quickly make it's way to the bottom of the pile if that Instagram post makes it's way out into the world.
A great LinkedIn profile can take some of the slog out of your job search. By tweaking your page to highlight your best bits, you position yourself to hiring managers and recruiters as someone worth getting to know little more. Hey, you spend enough time perfecting your Instagram page... so take a little time to showcase your professional side.
Sales careers have changed a lot since back in the day when we think of door-knocking sales reps or phone-hammering robots trying to get us to buy double glazing. Today, the role of a sales executive is one of individuality, flexibility and often a dash of glamour if you get lucky. So what does a sales role look like? Let us sell it to you...
To really get to grips with a candidate’s suitability for a role, it starts with asking the right questions. Sure, you’ll have some key questions you need to cover throughout the interview, though making time for a few more unique conversation will allow their true personality to come to light.