Is the Sales Role Dead?

The robots are taking over. In an age where you can stumble into your kitchen of a morning and ask a tiny grey box tell you what the weather will be like, it’s hard to argue with progress. Automation is certainly a good thing, but it takes no prisoners when it comes to jobs. From the switchboard operator to the ticket inspector, entire roles have been culled from the spectrum - more and more with each passing year. It’s enough to make anyone nervous. And with the sophistication and rise of artificial intelligence within the sphere of sales, we can’t help but wonder: Is the Sales Role Dead?

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DURHAMLANE AND INSIDESALES.COM PARTNER FOR NEXT SALES REVOLUTION

UK leading sales performance company durhamlane has joined the Artificial Intelligence (AI) sales revolution by partnering with global “sales acceleration platform provider” InsideSales.com.

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Best SME people management initiative to be recognised at CIPD Awards tonight

Tonight is a big night! It’s the prestigious award night of CIPD, the professional body for HR and L&D practitioners, where great achievements in people management and development are celebrated. The team around our HR Manager, Tracey Wilson, will be nervously awaiting her name to be announced for the best SME people management initiative. Fingers crossed!

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Fortune Favours the Agile

Agility is a much-prized thing in business. The word often serves as shorthand for the dynamism, changeability and risk-taking that traditionally comes from small businesses. And traditionally, as a business grows, so its agility is abandoned in favour of more rigid hierarchies and best-practice codification.

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business transformation Innovation Accountancy Software Sales

What Do Social Workers and Salespeople Have in Common?

We dare to make the link between a sales person and a social workerWe are sure you will be amazed about the similarities we found between the two professions.

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Insider sales profession sales career