Article · 3 minute read

Overcoming the Pitfalls of Sales Recruitment

13th December 2021

Recruiting effective salespeople can be full of pitfalls and the cost of making a bad hire can have a real impact on your bottom line. 

Senior Consultant Matthew Cauldwell presented at the recent Sales Innovation Expo at ExCel London where he highlighted the importance of going beyond CVs and ‘gut instinct’, and using personality data generated by a robust assessment tool to make more informed hiring decisions.  

Watch the full seminar below:

What can Saville Assessment do to help you?

We’ve helped countless businesses navigate the pitfalls of sales recruitment with our tried and trusted assessments. We work closely with Talent Acquisition teams to vastly reduce the risk of a bad hire. 

Whatever you’re looking to achieve, be it better quality of hire, promoting diversity, equity & inclusion, reducing time to hire, providing a better candidate experience or avoiding costly hiring mistakes, we have assessment solutions that can help.

Take a look at this case study to see how we helped an automotive insurance company enhance their selection process for field sales representatives, significantly increasing their revenue.

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