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Sales can make or break your business. It is not only crucial to find the right salespeople but to retain them as well. The average turnover rate of salespeople is between 53% and 68%. Employers hire based on experience and fire due to attitude.
Pre-hire sales assessment tools can help to assess a potential hire's skills and aptitude, but they are not the only factor to be considered. After all, sales success can't be reduced to numbers; interpersonal dynamics must also be taken into account to find someone who will fit well within the team. The assessments can give you an initial
Inventing something new is an exciting and fulfilling experience, but it's important to remember that the journey doesn't end when the invention is complete. If you want to bring your invention to market, you'll need to consider the process of getting it patented or licensed.
Getting a patent for your invention:
A patent gives inventors the exclusive right to make, use, and sell their invention for a certain period of time, usually 20 years from the date of filing. This can be a great way to protect your invention from being copied or used without your permission. However, the process of
SCORE's ‘all for one and one for all’ philosophy is making a real difference for small business owners across America. No other small business assistance program is as well-connected. More than fifty-three percent of all SCORE Mentors are actively engaged in running one or more businesses. All of them bring significant ownership or corporate experience and expertise to their work as mentors, subject matter experts and workshop presenters.
As the nation’s largest network of volunteer mentors dedicated to helping entrepreneurs plan, launch and grow a business, SCORE is powered by two