Shifts in Desired Sales Skills and Specialties

An inside look into what recruiters are looking for in sales executives.

By Katie Sherman


Ladders intelligence team dug into the database of sales job descriptions to see what skills recruiters are asking for as the economy turns.

As some skills and specialties become less needed, others are in demand.

Spot growth skills in the charts below:







Further, we’re seeing a shift in industries hiring sales leads as outlined in the charts below:



Katie Sherman is the former associate managing editor at Ladders.

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