Hiring the right fashion sales reps can make the difference between success and little to no business booked. Like hiring anyone there is a right way and a wrong way. Finding someone takes time and you should meet with several before making a decision. Here are 5 things to consider before signing someone on.
While getting the right answer to these questions is no guarantee that you will have good business not having the right answers will guarantee you won’t. Remember you have to work with this person or people so you should like interacting with them. Having a good feeling about them goes a long way. If your gut tells you they aren’t right than trust yourself. Keep interviewing till you find the one that is the right fit.
Maria Pesin knows fashion, especially the business side of the fashion industry. Do you know how Manolo Blahnik got his start in the industry? How he leveraged a paltry 3 grand into one of the world’s most famous luxury brands? While she doesn’t take credit for Manolo’s success, Maria has walked a similar path on numerous occasions. The world of fashion is not silicon valley, and it has nothing to do with Madison Avenue marketing. In this industry there is ALWAYS room for something new and exciting, but you have to have your ducks in a row. If that’s what you need, believe me, Maria is the General Patton of fashion ducks!
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