My First Job & Why I Got Sacked - Mistakes Made and Lessons Learnt

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My First Job & Why I Got Sacked - Mistakes Made and Lessons Learnt

Published 27 Apr 2017 by Saadia, CANDDi
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As we’re expanding the CANDDi Sales Team quite drastically, Saadia’s spending her time finding the next generation of CANDDi Sales Grads. In this blog, Saadia shares her experience of being a Sales Grad herself 11 years ago, and how she ended up getting sacked within 3 weeks! Read on to find out more...

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Don't Neglect the Enquiry Form

Published 24 Apr 2017 by Daniel, CANDDi
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Aah the web enquiry form… perhaps one of the most important functions of a website yet with surprisingly regularity, the most overlooked.

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The Pareto Effect

Published 21 Apr 2017 by Brian, CANDDi
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You’ve probably heard it, but how can we use it? This entry is a look at the famous “Pareto Principle” (otherwise know as the 80/20 rule). What does it mean? How could we apply it within an everyday sales context? Our CANDDi Consultant Brian has broken it down and even given an example of his real life experiences with it.

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Manchester Grad Fair 2017

Published 18 Apr 2017 by Saadia, CANDDi
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We’re extremely excited to be exhibiting at The University of Manchester’s Graduate Fair this Spring. It’s on Thursday 4th May 2017 at the Armitage Centre in Fallowfield and will be open from 10:30am to 4pm. We’re looking for the next generation of CANDDi Sales Superstars to join our growing team based in the Northern Quarter in Manchester. We’ve currently got 20 members of staff, and are planning on having 40 people working here by the end of the year.

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Top Tips for Sourcing B2B Data

Published 30 Mar 2017 by Gareth perry, CANDDi
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Whether you’re yet to dip your toe into purchasing data, or you’re seasoned in acquiring your prospect lists. We’ve called upon Gareth Perry, Sales Director of our preferred partner at Databroker to give his top tips on sourcing quality B2B data.

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General Data Protection Regulations and CANDDi

Published 27 Mar 2017 by Ed, CANDDi
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Much has been made and said of GDPR in terms of how it is going to affect businesses and their ability to market to clients and customers. There has also been some confusion as to what it means for us, so our data expert Ed has taken a look at some of the most relevant principles of the Regulation as it looms closer and how we will or won't be affected.

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Candid Carol

Published 27 Mar 2017 by Saadia, CANDDi
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I first met Carol Griffiths at a previous company, I was part of the telesales team and she'd been bought in by the higher ups to pretty much restructure and turnaround the sales function. I can remember finding her incredibly direct, efficient, and if I'm honest I was shit scared of her. The sales team were not delivering and wasn't as profitable as it should have been - Carol was brought in to troubleshoot and solve this problem. It wasn't pretty, it was frustrating at times, but she wasn't there to make friends and was completely focused on fixing the business problem, and it wasn't personal.

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My Work Experience at CANDDi

Published 24 Mar 2017 by Maddy, CANDDi
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I’m Maddy, I’m currently in Year 10 at Levenshulme High School and I’ve recently finished a week’s work experience at CANDDi. When we were all told we would be doing work experience, I thought it would be boring and that I’d hate it, but I loved every single second of it and would love to do it again.

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135 Words to help you convert and close

Published 24 Mar 2017 by Brian, CANDDi
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The words “join us” and “sign up” appear in email campaigns all the time and have the same purpose generally i.e. give us your email address - but do they say the same thing?

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Suit or No Suit? CANDDi Dress Code

Published 22 Mar 2017 by Saadia, CANDDi
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As we’re expanding our Sales Team at CANDDi, I’ve been communicating with a lot of candidates to arrange interviews etc (read about our hiring process here) and a question that is coming up quite a lot is “What is your dress code?” because I’m answering this quite frequently, I thought I’d let you all know...just in case you end up in our hiring process at any point!

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