After a lot of speculation, leaks and poorly kept secrets Apple announced the newiPhone 7 today. The big reveal: it doesn’t include the familiar analog headphone jack. There’s already much controversy and opinion on this potentially bold, if not risky, move for Apple. Not that they haven’t done it before.
Innovation always comes with risk. But sometimes it takes much longer than you may think for mainstream adoption. It took about 3 years for the New York Times to mention the Wright brothers after their first flight — and that was for the accomplishment of enabling humans to fly.
The ways in which salespeople discover jobs and employers find salespeople is in need of the some serious innovation, particularly in regards to “the headphone jack of sales recruiting”: the resume.