Winning the Sales Talent War in the Big Data Era


Had a hard time hiring sales talent lately? You aren’t alone. And guess what? It’s only going to get worse! There are a lot of headwinds confronting sales recruiters these days. Among the strongest: The number of sales jobs is projected to grow 18.8 percent between 2010 and 2020, so you’re facing stiffer competition for talent. During the recession, close to 1.6 million salespeople left the field, but the number of sales candidates between the ages of 25 to 40 entering the work force will grow at less than 1 percent.

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Electric motorcycle startup shutters after losing top talent to Apple

Article Image Apple’s anticipated automotive project has led the company to recruit talent from competing companies both big and small. But its wooing of top-level engineers from a San Francisco-based electric vehicle startup is said to have been so significant, it caused that company to close its doors earlier this year.

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Apple trying 'very hard' to nab Tesla engineers as van sightings proliferate

According to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Apple has made a major push to recruit talent from the electric carmaker, offering massive bonuses and significant salary bumps for those willing to come to work in Cupertino.



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Apple loses global payments executive to eBay's rumored PayPal replacement

It appears that eBay is stocking up on talent in preparation of an inevitable separation from PayPal, the latest hire being Bora Chung, a payments expert who served as Apple’s worldwide payments for the Online Apple Store since 2010.



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