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Best way to Hire Sales people

I just started a distributorship in the healthcare field after having sold for over a decade. I realize my style works for me and not for others but if I want to grow my business I will need to hire.


I would love any tips from managers or other business owners on what they found helped them hire GREAT salespeople as well as any services or platforms you used to get started!

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Rallier
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+9
Account Executive
You have to treat recruiting like you're prospecting. Stand out somehow. I can't tell you just how similar every job and company description sound nowadays.
Lambda
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+6
Sales Consultant
Thanks Rallier. its a new kind of "sale" so to speak
goose
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+10
Sales Executive
Prospect when you donโ€™t need to. ย Interview often and in different settings. ย There is no specific skill set ideal for sales people. ย Find people who want to work with you. ย The rest takes care of itself. ย I donโ€™t own a business but I always heard hire slow, fire fast. ย 
Lambda
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+6
Sales Consultant
thanks goose, i have heard that too, what do you think fast is?
Justatitle
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Senior AE
Interviewing is so weird. You have maybe an hour and half of time to make a business altering decision. My manager loves to say he goes with his gut and it rarely steers him wrong. He creates a few scenarios and asks how the interviewee would answer and that usually indicates to him if theyโ€™ll gel or notย 
Lambda
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Sales Consultant
i like the scenario idea thank just
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