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Candidates Blog

Tips for Sales Professionals – Interviewing, Resumes, LinkedIn, Job Searching, Negotiating, & more

The #1 Reason Why Candidates Get Rejected in a Sales Interview (and What to do About It)

Having conducted literally thousands of interview debriefs with hiring managers, I can confidently say that there is a #1 reason why interviewees get passed on.  They simply talk too much.  This is sales 101 stuff, [...]

November 20th, 2014|

How (and Why) to Use a Brag Book During a Sales Interview

If a sales opportunity is good enough to interview for, it’s good enough to put in the proper effort to win the position. Separating yourself from your competition during the interview process has multiple steps [...]

November 13th, 2014|

Linkedin Profile Tips to Land Your Dream Sales Job

Often landing that dream sales job begins by simply getting noticed and I have a few Linkedin Profile tips to help make that happen. Even if you're getting more attention from sales recruiters on Linkedin [...]

September 18th, 2014|

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Career Tips for Sales Leaders & Professionals

My name is Chris Carlson and I’m the founder and President of Sales Talent. This blog grew out of my desire to document and share what I’ve learned in my two plus decades of sales recruiting and leading Sales Talent.

We post a new blog once a quarter on the 3rd Thursday of every January, April, July and Oct. These posts are aimed at sales professionals and leaders that speaks to talent selection, team building, or career advancement. If you have a topic that you’d like my take on, please reach out to me.

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