Outside sales (B2B)

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About the Outside sales (B2B) test

Every company needs great salespeople. And great salespeople understand three things deeply: the process of selling, the product they’re selling, and the customer they’re selling to.

The B2B sales test for outside salespeople will help you identify great salespeople by evaluating candidates in the four key areas: qualifying prospects, managing opportunities, handling objections, and closing the sale. The test assesses candidates’ skills in each of these areas through questions that focus on key sales actions, including: identifying prospect needs, creating value, building rapport, managing a pipeline, leveraging a value persuasion, employing persuasion, recognizing buying signals, negotiating a sale, preparing new customers for implementation, and much more.

Candidates who score well on this test have a strong understanding of B2B transactional sales and hands-on experience in moving new opportunities through the sales process. These are the candidates that can help you connect with prospective customers at a deeper level, boost your sales, and shorten your buying cycle.

The test is made by a testpreneur

Michele Collins

Michele Collins is an entrepreneur, record-breaking sales leader, and the creator of Award Winning Mindset, a world-class sales program. Her 20-year sales career led her to master the sales process and exceed sales targets in major corporations. Michele currently uses her sales expertise, award-winning sales program, and entrepreneurial experience to develop sales professionals at compares of various sizes and industries into top sales leaders who consistently meet their sales targets.

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FAQs

What is the difference between an assessment and a test?
An assessment is the total package of tests and custom questions that you put together to evaluate your candidates. Each individual test within an assessment is designed to test something specific, such as a job skill or language. An assessment can consist of up to 5 tests and 10 custom questions. You can have candidates respond to your custom questions in several ways, such as with a personalized video.
Can I add my own questions to an assessment?
Yes! Custom questions are great for testing candidates in your own unique way. We support the following question types: video, multiple-choice, coding, file upload, and essay. Besides adding your own custom questions, you can also create your own tests.
How do video questions work?
A video question is a specific type of custom question you can add to your assessment. Video questions let you create a question and have your candidates use their webcam to record a video response. This is an excellent way to see how a candidate would conduct themselves in a live interview, and is especially useful for sales and hospitality roles. Some good examples of things to ask for video questions would be "Why do you want to work for our company?" or "Try to sell me an item you have on your desk right now." You can learn more about video questions here.
Can you explain how the other custom question types work?
Besides video questions, you can also add the following types of custom questions: multiple-choice, coding, file upload, and essay. Multiple-choice lets your candidates choose from a list of answers that you provide, coding lets you create a coding problem for them to solve, file upload allows your candidates to upload a file that you request (such as a resume or portfolio), and essay allows an open-ended text response to your question. You can learn more about different custom question types here.
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Can I customize an assessment with my company logo and color theme?
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Can I combine the Outside sales (B2B) test with other tests?
Yes. You can add up to five tests to each assessment.
Where in my recruitment process should I use the Outside sales (B2B) test?
We recommend using our assessment software as a pre-screening tool at the beginning of your recruitment process. You can add a link to the assessment in your job post or directly invite candidates by email. TestGorilla replaces traditional CV screening with a much more reliable and efficient process, designed to find the most skilled candidates earlier and faster.

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