Hiring managers will agree that resumes can be deceiving, especially in the world of sales where success is vastly dependent upon personality. While many candidates offer knowledge, skills, and experience, a winning personality that helps close deals is what defines a true salesperson. Over time, each company will foster their own unique, ideal formula for selling their product or brand, and when hiring new members to join a sales team, it is critical for them to be a good fit, not only within the working environment but as spokespeople for what the company is selling. When new hires do not…

In today’s dynamic marketplace, value-adding tech resellers of a certain size face both a blessing and a curse. The blessing is that their clients love their agility, responsiveness and service. Locally, the mid-size VAR enjoys superb local capabilities. The curse is that, for many VARs, it can be almost impossible to achieve expansion by delivering globally, making it difficult to compete with the top tier of pinnacle resellers, like Dimension Data and Arrow Electronics and the like. You may have experienced this in your own business: the sense that your business growth and international competitiveness are being constrained by very…

As you stop and look to see how your small business can get back on track again, where do you begin? For many small business owners, they face a myriad of challenges. This is more the case when the economy is not doing all that well. With that in mind, do you have a “Plan B” to get your small back up to speed? If not, what are the chances you won’t be in business even a year from now? So that you can increase the odds there will be brighter days ahead, don’t allow yourself to get down. As…

If you could prolong your life and improve your health by eating 5 foods on a regular basis, would you do it? The answer should be “Yes”. Not enough people realize that food doesn’t just help us get through the day by providing our body with enough calories and nutrients. It also plays an important role in our growth and our immune system. The principal enemy of our cells are free radicals. These unstable molecules are ultimately responsible for cellular damage. By reacting with multiple biological molecules such as proteins and lipids, free radicals can provoke enough damage to the…

flooring

Every family home needs to withstand a wide variety of wear and tear through the rigours of everyday life, and if you have children and pets, the abuse it has to put up with rises exponentially. The area that has to work hardest is the floor, yet this is often the part that gets the least attention when it comes to redecorating and home upgrades. Here, we turn our eyes downwards, and give the area beneath our feet the attention it deserves, by examining some of the best home flooring options that are available at everyday prices from specialist retailers…