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Starting a Career in Sales
Starting a Career in Sales Starting a career in sales is an exciting decision, but one that can also be daunting as you embark on a new direction in your life.  Sales is an exciting pathway because there are many different sales career possibilities, but whether you’re thinking of becoming an inside or outside sales rep or working in a specific industry like pharmaceuticals, car sales, or construction equipment, understanding the fundamental process of sales is key to success.  In this guide, we'll explore everything in the world of sales – from uncovering the typical sales career path to delving into its benefits, and resources....
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Sales Manager Resume Tips to Get the Job [Template Included]
Conclusion In the end, you want to maximize your opportunity with recruiters and hiring managers so you get more interviews and potential job offers. First impressions have never been more important and by nailing your resume, you’ve taken the first step to land your dream job as a sales manager. By following these tips, you’ll be sure to find yourself face-to-face with the hiring manager and in the role of sales manager in no time.  Author Bio: Molly Gibson is a blogger and professional career coach at Resume Writing Lab. When she isn’t creating content on how to make others more visible....
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The 50 Best Sales Books of All Time [By Category]
The 50 Best Sales Books of All Time [By Category] “Who has time for reading?” You may ask yourself every time you come across an article like this. Well, let me give you some names… Bill Gates reads more than 50 books per year. Elon Musk learned how to build rockets by reading books. Warren Buffett reads 5 to 6 hours a day. And the list just goes on and on. They are obvious proof that success is closely linked to reading. If they can make time for it, you can too. Here’s a list of the 50 best sales books of all time organized by categories. Pick up the right ones....
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How to Get a Sales Job: Sales Resume and Sales Interview Guide [with Examples]
How to Get a Sales Job: Sales Resume and Sales Interview Guide [with Examples] On average it takes about 5 months to find a job. You have to consider personal factors such as your long term career goals, the type of company culture you’d like to work in, and technical components such as how to organize your resume and how to stand out in your interview. Luckily, there are lots of ways you can prepare yourself for the sales hiring process. This article will take you through how to find a job with the right fit, organize your sales resume, and most importantly, nail the sales interview.
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How to Become a Top Sales Performer [Tips from Sales Leaders]
How to Become a Top Sales Performer [Tips from Sales Leaders] Working in sales is competitive and challenging. Research shows that 57% of sales reps missed their quotas in 2018. You’ve probably heard about the 80/20 rule: 80% of sales are made by 20% of sales reps. Sales recruitment agency Aaron Wallis performed a study on Forbes’ 2020 Billionaires list, to find out that most billionaires started their career as sales reps. The bottom line? Sales is a hard job but if you do it right, you can become highly successful. Working hard in sales doesn’t necessarily lead to making millions. What makes some salespeople become really successful is working smart. But what is it....
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