Opinion: Pushy sales gets thumbs down
It is all too common for IT directors to find themselves harassed by over-friendly salespeople. But time-wasting phone calls are no way to persuade customers to choose a product, argues Rosemary Kind
Once upon a time I simply controlled the finance of the firm and no-one from the outside world paid me much attention. Now I control the IT budget and suddenly every man and his dog is my friend. Forgive me if you are a genuine person trying to earn an honest living in sales, but to me you are public enemy number one.
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