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Sales Hiring Remains +3.6% Above Pre-Pandemic Levels

20:43 09 March in Research Hub

Key Takeaways

  • Among Objective Management Group’s clients, hiring for sales roles is still +3.6% above pre-pandemic levels
  • However, hiring has decreased -4.0% from the same period last year


Objective Management Group’s sales candidate assessments give OMG a unique real-time view into sales hiring trends. Given recent scrutiny of the labor market, we want to understand if companies are continuing to hire salespeople.

Our analysis of several hundred clients in industries ranging from furniture makers to financial services, found that Yes, companies are still hiring salespeople despite concerns of an economic slowdown. The number of open sales positions in the past 12 months was +3.6% higher than in the same period in 2019 (pre-pandemic).

However, sales hiring has cooled some since last year, when the number of open positions was +7.8% higher than in 2019.

Change in Sales Hiring (OMG clients) vs 2019

Contact your OMG Certified Partner to learn more about what sales hiring looks like in your industry.











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