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IT sales insight report for Q3 2011: Connected again after summer downtime

It’s ‘back to work’ for UK PLC

Despite a summer of unprecedented social and economic unrest across continental Europe, Britain is still hiring. Such a statement appears to fly in the face of assumed wisdom and doom-laden media commentary, however the stats tell us businesses are still in the market for talented sales professionals. And, according to the Q3 BMS Sales Insight Report, year on year growth of sales vacancies is on the up.

Manufacturing sales insight report for Q3 2011: Vacancy levels bounce back after a quiet summer

It’s ‘back to work’ for UK PLC

Despite a summer of unprecedented social and economic unrest across continental Europe, Britain is still hiring. Such a statement appears to fly in the face of assumed wisdom and doom-laden media commentary, however the stats tell us businesses are still in the market for talented sales professionals. And, according to the Q3 BMS Sales Insight Report, year on year growth of sales vacancies is on the up.

Wanted: unique sale skills in healthcare market

Show me the money culture

Last quarter we commented on the incredibly fluctuating nature of healthcare sales recruitment. And this quarter’s sharp rise in vacancies has done nothing to alter this view.

Are you ready for the battle for talent?

Early reports that Facebook had hired 21 year old computer hacker ‘GeoHot’ were confirmed by the Wall Street Journal on 28th June 2011. Geohot (real name George Hortz) has already joined the social networking giant although his exact role remains shrouded in secrecy.

So what makes a global brand like Facebook court controversy by offering such an infamous individual a job? 

The answer is simple - talent. Whatever else, Hortz is a brilliant programmer. He is credited with unlocking the iPhone so it can work on any mobile network, and most recently was sued by Sony for ‘jailbreaking’ the PlayStation 3 games console. The case was later settled out of court.

IT Public sector sales – dead or alive?

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Whitehall budgets have been cut by 25%, 500,000 jobs could go in the next few years and there’s an enforced 2 year pay freeze. As a sales person, you’re probably thinking that there couldn’t be a worse sales job right now than selling into the public sector. However there remain significant opportunities for IT businesses in the public sector, especially for companies that are able to tap into this new approach and deliver long term value at lower costs.

Here are a few areas where we see opportunities developing in 2011…

Sharing the burden through shared services

The BMS Group: Recruitment Specialists

How can we help you find what you are looking for?

 

Sales roles in the UK?

Sales roles in Australia?

Entry level sales roles?

   
   

www.bms-uk.com

www.bmssales.com.au

www.bmsgraduates.com

   

 

Sales Training?

Marketing roles?

Engineering roles?

 

www.bmsperformance.co.uk

www.bmsmarketing.com

www.bms-engineers.com

 

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