For decades, businesses have been trying to discover the formula for hiring “perfect” salespeople. There are tons of books, blog posts, and editorial articles out there with advice on how a salesperson should act. However, much of this commentary is a bit broad — they’ll tell you to be direct, communicate, and have a positive attitude, which are qualities most CEOs want to see in all of their employees, not just the sales staff. While I can’t claim to have unlocked the unified field theory of sales, my business has an awesome sales team, and I’ve found that there are five traits in particular I try to find and foster in new sales-hires.
- Research Skills
- Problem Solving
- Customer Service
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