Working with Sales Recruiters

Working With Sales Recruiters

When you combine social media, job boards, word of mouth, networking and working with sales recruiters, your average sales job seeker has a multitude of employment options.

While each job search avenue has their advantage, using a recruitment service for sales jobs can prove quite advantageous if done properly.

Throughout a search, job seekers will encounter a wide range of staffing professionals. When they find an effective headhunter, there are some added benefits of working with sales recruiters they will enjoy.

Here are just a few of those.

1. Exclusive Access of Interesting Sales Jobs.

Effective sales recruiters have access to top clients with good relationships. The best headhunters know that a resume only tells a bit of the story.

Intelligent, efficient job seekers may not always have a matching resume. Don’t fret if you don’t look right on paper.  If you’re working with competent recruiters, many can still get you the interview.

They do this through strong client trust. In the industry, there is a rule of thumb.

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Added Bonuses of Effective Sales Recruiters

There is a direct correlation between a client’s trust for a particular sales recruiter and that headhunter’s ability to get non-perfect job seekers in for an important interview.

This is opposed to when a sales applicant applies directly through a job board or recruiting portal.

When applying directly, applicants with adverse or varying backgrounds may get rejected.  If you’re working with effective recruiters, they can prevent this from happening.

2. Responsiveness and Reliability.

As a job seeker, when you’re working with a sales recruiter who is devoted to the account, you have a manager of sorts.

The best staffing professionals make the job search process easy by facilitating convenient interview times, making themselves available for applicant questions and servicing as an overall source of knowledge.

 

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3. Working with Effective Sales Recruiters Can Provide a Necessary Buffer.

During a job search, what can go wrong sometimes will go wrong. On certain occasions, it can serve both to the job seekers and employers benefit to have a buffer between them and the hiring manager (or vice versa).

This can especially prove helpful during salary negotiations. An effective recruiter will do everything to ensure a mutually beneficial conclusion to the process.

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About the author: Ken Sundheim
Ken Sundheim is the CEO of KAS Placement and the head recruiter. He has been published over 500x on the topics of sales, sales recruitment, marketing, marketing recruitment, entrepreneurship, general business and more. As a sales recruiter, Ken has been asked to speak at some of the most prestigious U.S. universities and has been featured in AOL, Business Insider, Forbes, Chicago Tribune, Huffington Post, Wall St. Journal and many others. As a recruiter, Ken has also appeared on MTV and Fox Business News.