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Green With Envy?

Don't let the green-eyed monster capsize your team. Use these techniques to bring a sales superstar onboard without rocking the boat.

By Kimberly L. McCall

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If your sales are greatly in need of an elixir, some sort ofpick-me-up to boost production, one way to ramp up sales is to hirea rainmaker-a seasoned sales pro who has multiple connections andyears of experience in your industry. Scottie Oliver, co-founder ofsales consulting firm EA Group in Alpharetta, Georgia, believes that atleast 20 percent of a sales manager's time should be dedicatedto hiring and integrating sales superstars into anorganization.

Bringing in a superstar creates unique management concerns,though, and you'll do well to take a few pointers from theexperts:

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