It's true, you only have one opportunity to make a great first impression. With job interviews few and far between make every one count using strategies to gain a strong first impression every time. Read to learn three tips for making a great first impression each time you interview.

2012 was a tough year. For many, a very tough year. I have written several sales training articles and reports about what salespeople, entrepreneurs and business owners need to do in today's economy to succeed but what about salespeople looking for new sales roles? What can they do? How can they help themselves to secure the jobs and careers moves that they want and desire?

If you're considering a Sales Career be informed on what to expect. A career in sales has unlimited earning potential. There are very few 'naturals'. Sales training, practice, the ability to ask questions, listen, and follow a process can turn anyone into a sales success. Dedication, focus, and consistent efforts will carry you through the learning phase. Sales is a great career however don't think you can wing it because you're a people person.

When was the last time a recruiter called to tell you about a great job lead? If it's been a while since you've heard from a recruiter it's time to enhance your visibility. Learn tips to increase the odds that opportunity will come knocking at your door.

Resume Red Flags

Ten Reasons Your Resume Gets the Cold Shoulder

Do you know why your resume isn't generating interviews? It could be that your resume is full of red flags that keep recruiters from calling you. Here are ten of the most common resume red flags that job seekers unknowingly include in their resume. Beware! They could be costing you that great new job.

After work, find a comfortable spot at your workplace or even in your car to make another two to four phone calls. Make those prospecting calls before you ever walk through the front door, so that once you do get home, you can enjoy being with your family and relax. Sometimes the easiest way to make big things happen in this business is to take small but consistent daily actions that do not require you to suffer or sacrifice time with those you love.

You can't perform at a higher level than what your self image believes you deserve. Now close your eyes and see a picture of you as a salesperson. What do you see? To change the results you are currently getting you must change the picture.

In this article, the author reviews the utility of utilizing aptitude tests to determine if an individual will make a good sales professional.

Recruiters rarely are involved in the final hiring decision, but they are influential gatekeepers who can make or break your ability to get the first interview. It pays to understand how best to gain their favor and build relationships with them. Here are three tips for getting recruiters to help you in your job search.

If you are a job seeker chances are you've faced some challenging interview questions that made you sweat. Don't risk another interview. Learn how to win your next interview with tips on how to answer these top five interview questions. Don't be caught without a good answer to any of these questions.