Hikvision Hiring 50, Direct Out of College, Sales People

Author: John Honovich, Published on Feb 20, 2017

Hikvision is hiring 50, direct out of college, field sales people across the country.

This is the next major expansion for the Chinese government owned manufacturer and a shift from their previous focus on hiring industry veterans.

Inside this post, Hikvision explains it on video, we examine the job description and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the move.

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