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Sales Force Automation, Customer Relationship Management, and Sales Training: A Fusion of Methodology and Technology
Many organizations find it challenging to adopt sales force automation and customer relationship management solutions. Formal sales training and the related

technology commentary  Fusion of Methodology and Technology Commentary Key sales training vendors are increasingly integrating sales methodology, sales force automation (SFA) technology, and customer relationship management (CRM) systems. These vendors range from The Complex Sale , with its GPS software suite, to OnTarget and Wilson Learning with their relationship with Oracle / Siebel 's CRM suite, to Knowledge Advantage and their sales automation process. Some technologically leading-edge sales training and sales process

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Recruitment and Staffing functionality allows the user to select and hire the right people with the right skill sets, as well as track the information regarding their recruitment for later analysis. It covers criteria such as Organization Structures and Modeling, Corporate Branding, Sourcing, Applicant Tracking, Assessment and Selection, Governance and Compliance, Vendor Management Systems (VMS) Portal, Recruitment Analytics and Reporting, and Product Technology. 

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