CV’s are broken, and there is a new model for assessing talent.

CV’s are broken, and there is a new model for assessing talent. According to Inc, 85% of applicants lie on their resume. With facts like that floating around, it’s...

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Over the last 7 and a half years, we have screened, face pitched and interviewed over 140,000 candidates. To put that into contact, that’s 2 x Wembley Stadiums full,...

Inside Sales versus Outside Sales: Understanding the Difference

There are two major subsets of sales personnel: inside sales reps, and outside sales reps. But what’s the difference? To put it briefly: outside sales reps do most of...

Allow the candidate the opportunity to showcase their ability

Allow candidates to showcase their abilities In recent years the recruitment process has transformed as a result of technological advances. As a result, the CV is no longer the...

The downsides of the CV

What are the downsides of the CV? The traditional CV approach hasn’t moved in line with the current needs of recruitment. Is it still a valid approach? Here we...

How to overcome CV shortfalls

Recruiting new talent – hire for attitude, train for skill As the  Harvard Business School so succinctly put it, when it comes to recruiting new talent best practice is...

Do you know the CV is more than 500 years old?

Is the CV still the best way to assess talent? It’s thought Leonardo da Vinci penned the first known professional resume back in 1482. He listed his skills, experience...

The 3 core pillars of a talent strategy

Organisations that invest time & resources in the development of a ‘grow your own talent’ strategy achieve success through complete management buy-in & by underpinning the strategy using 3...

Training & development to grow your own talent for long-term business success

Following a successful onboarding experience the talent of new recruits must be effectively supported & developed throughout their career which requires training. Training plays a massive part within a...

Recruiting & onboarding is a long-term investment

A ‘grow your own talent’ strategy must include a robust way to source & assess candidates with the best attitude. Sourcing is one of 3 core pillars required for...

Industries promote the ‘Grow your own talent’ approach

Growing your own talent is becoming a necessity for long-term business growth in various industries, especially IT, Media & Finance. Arkadi Kuhlmann, founder & CEO of ING Direct USA, has...

Growing your own early careers talent is the long-term solution for business growth

Many businesses tend to look to their competitors’ employees to poach those with experience – this tends to come at a cost with no guarantee of a successful return...

The best media companies to work for in UK

So you want to get into media. Find out who the best media companies are to work for and why. Raw Talent Academy, specialists in sales recruitment and training,...

Apprentice winner, Lee McQueen 9 years on

While the 13th series gets underway, where is the winner of series 4? In 2008 there were 16 candidates but only one winner for the £100,000 job on offer...

Why continual sales training is essential to be a top performing company

Great sales organisations are not hung up about what’s on a CV, they train raw talent says Lee McQueen, Lord Sugar’s Apprentice winner 2008.Walk into any book shop and...

Is it sales technology or sales talent that drives superior sales performance?

Lee McQueen, Lord Sugar’s Apprentice winner 2008, talks about the importance of raw sales talent as the building block for superior sales in context of findings from Aberdeen’s latest...

Raw Talent Move Office to Gerrards Cross

We are delighted to confirm we have relocated to Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire. Effective from 3rd July 2017. Our new address is: Building One, Chalfont Park, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, SL9...

Raw Talent & Sales Gym 360 Partnership

The partnership will see Raw Talent focus on sales recruitment, via their academy process, while Sales Gym 360 will deliver sales training. Both organisations have worked closely together over...

Raw Talent Launch New Website

After announcing the appointment of a Board of Directors last week and the relocation of the office, Raw Talent has now unveiled a new website. According to Raw Talent...

Hire Those Who Have Travelled

When looking to hire your next sales or recruitment champion you would do well to take a look at individuals who have taken the chance to travel and live...

2017: A Candidate’s Market

The job market has been firmly in favour of the candidate for a while now, and with 2017 graduates now entering the market, that isn’t going to change anytime...

Raw Talent Form a Board in Restructure

Sales Recruitment and Training Organisation Raw Talent Academy has announced the formation of a Board of Non-Executive Directors. The appointments come as Raw Talent relocates to Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire,...

Why you shouldn’t recruit off the back of a CV

Hiring off the back of a great CV does not guarantee a successful hire A great CV does not guarantee someone can do the job. Neither does poaching ‘experienced’...

Grow your own talent

Raw Talent Academy structures recruitment around abilities, behaviours and competencies, and we are truly passionate about getting recruitment right for organisations to get their future champions. To get the...

How to Grow Your LinkedIn Network

Whether you are a school leaver, graduate, leaving your first job or looking for a change of career we’ve put together some hints and tips about growing your network...

Job Searching as a Graduate

So after at least three years, hundreds of thousands of typed words, approximately 450 Jägerbombs’ and as many questionable choices on nights out; how are you going to make the...

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Why you shouldn’t recruit off the back of a CV

Hiring off the back of a great CV does not guarantee a successful hire A great CV does not guarantee someone can do the job. Neither does poaching ‘experienced’ and costly staff from competitors. Consequently, this has led employers to find new ways to recruit and retain candidates successfully. A successful hire is more likely ...

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