Monthly Archives: March 2015

Education and Experience Needed for an Entry Level Sales Job        

education-entry-level-sales-16983782_sA career in sales can be a rewarding and enriching one. However, whether you just graduated from college and you’re looking for your first full-time job, or you’re a more seasoned professional but you want to switch to a new career path, you might not be sure where to start to find a job in sales. With the right training and background, you’ll have the foundation necessary to land a dream sales job.

If you have an educational background in sales and marketing, you’re already on the right track. You may have had a major completely unrelated to sales and now find that it’s not applicable in the real world. However, with some training, you can still shine doing entry-level sales.

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3 Truths About Salespeople You Need To Know

indep-sales-rep-15383866_sAs you set out to begin your exciting new career in entry-level sales, try not to believe the negative press you may hear about sales and sales representatives.

Like with any profession, we tend to hear more about negative encounters than we do about the positive. Psychology suggests that people more readily make complaints than offer positive feedback, that is, unless solicited.

What that means is, many of the stereotypical behaviors associated with sales and its reps are greatly exaggerated…myths, in fact.

So let’s review a few truths about salespeople that are often “myth-perceived”.

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