Please Note: This class has reached its capacity. No registrations will be taken online or at the door.

Hiring Salespeople: Getting It Right the First Time | Houston Center SBDC

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Houston Center SBDC, 1455 West Loop South, Suite 900, Houston, TX 77027

Registration is no longer available.

Join us in this interactive workshop as we show you how to hire and keep good salespeople. We’ll share important attributes to look for when hiring, how to determine the type of salesperson you need, creative incentive plans that can increase your retention rate, and overcoming recruiting challenges.


  • Techniques to quickly select the right candidate 
  • Creating a solid onboarding process  
  • Writing a job description for your sales needs
  • Matching your sales forecast to your hiring decisions
  • Considerations for using a staffing agency  

This class is intended for business owners and managers looking to set up a process for hiring a salesperson or sales team capable of achieving defined sales goals.


Michel Privé, Outsourced VP of Sales, Sales Leadership Impact Consulting

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Please Note:

Each person attending an event must have their own account. Multiple people may not register under one account.

The SBDC reserves the right to cancel a class for insufficient enrollment, weather emergencies, and other unforeseen circumstances. Should a cancellation occur, we will use the email you provided to contact you.

Preregistration is highly recommended. If an event is canceled or postponed and you have not preregistered, we will not be able to contact you.

If you choose to register at the door, you will need your mobile device to complete your registration otherwise you will not be allowed to attend.

Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain. Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.

No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.

Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the Houston Center SBDC at (713) 752-8488 for accommodations, or if you have questions about this class.


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