On Accelerate! Now: Episode 38 Front Line Friday with Bridget Gleason. How To Hire High Quality Sales Reps For High Velocity Sales Teams.
My regular guest on Front Line Friday is Bridget Gleason. Bridget is VP of Corporate Sales at SumoLogic.
On this episode, Bridget and I focus on the process of hiring quality sales reps for high velocity sales teams. We discuss the specific challenges managers face in quickly scaling sales teams. We provide advice about how to accurately define positions and work roles to attract the right candidates. And, we discuss how to develop an effective process for interviewing and verifying the qualifications of the potential candidates. If you’re hiring sales reps, or you’re a sales rep looking to be hired, this is an important episode to listen to.
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More about Bridget Gleason
My most powerful sales tool?
My first job in sales
Selling networking products and desktop computers for Xerox
Music that psyches me up before and important sales call.
I tend to go quiet and focus and role play the call instead of listening to music.
One Book Every salesperson should read?
Winner's Dream by Bill McDermott
Contact Bridget Gleason
Bridget is VP of Corporate Sales at SumoLogic. With more than twenty years of sales and sales management experience in the technology sector, Bridget joined SumoLogic’s executive team to lead and grow their inside sales organization. Her recent experience includes being VP of Sales for Yesware and SVP of Worldwide Sales for Engine Yard.
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Andy is the host of the top-rated 6-day per week podcast, Accelerate!, the go-to resource for the best sales advice online. He is the author of Amp Up Your Sales: Powerful Strategies That Move Customers To Make Fast, Favorable Decisions. Amp Up Your Sales is on HubSpot's list of the 20 Top Rated Sales Books of All Time. He is also the author of Zero-Time Selling: 10 Essential Steps to Accelerate Every Company’s Sales (which won Top Sales World's award as one of the Top 3 Sales & Marketing books of 2011.)