A lot of posts we read these days are all about how to best perform at interviews. All about how to answer those killer questions, how to negotiate your salary, the best way to tell people what your weaknesses are and how to shout "pick me" to the best companies out there.
But have you ever come across the dream job at the perfect company, but left deflated after an interview?
This is a great article that reminds us that an interview is a two way street, both parties need to sell to each other to form mutual interest and ultimately seal the deal.
Have you ever thought about these 5 key points while interviewing people for your team or organisation?
Here are the five most common interview mistakes losing you the best sales reps. 1) Being Secretive About the Role 2) Not Mentioning Opportunities for Growth 3) Trying to Intimidate Them Remember you’re not just interviewing the applicant -- they’re interviewing you, too. If you insult, manipulate, or otherwise intimidate them, they might decide they’d rather not work at your company. 4) Criticizing Your Product 5) Jerking Them Around During Salary Negotiations On a similar note, make sure your compensation packages are competitive. A Glassdoor survey showed that 57% of sales reps consider salary the first or second most important criteria of a new role.