Advantages of a Sales Career

Have you ever considered getting a job in sales? If not then you absolutely should! There are so many different reasons for trying out this type of career, and some of these are reasons you might not even have thought of, so let's discuss a few positive points about a sales career.

First of all, a sales career can be extremely exciting. You will meet all kinds of new people, and you will get to travel to many different places. There are plenty of sales positions out there, from real estate, to life insurance, even electronics. One thing that people really tend to like about this particular job is the freedom.

When you are in sales, you will find that you are traveling often, and therefore you will have a freedom that you may never have experienced in the past. This is great for someone who has been stuck behind a desk, or even in a factory for most of their career. The point is that you don't HAVE to work those jobs. As long as you have the experience and at least a bit of education, you can pull it off.

The one thing that you really DO need to work on though, is the way you interact with people. You have to remember that a huge part of sales is convincing an individual or a company to buy your products, and you will not be able to do that if you have a dull personality. Do you think you can do it? Many companies that you will give your sales pitch to may not be inclined to purchase your product. Do you really think you can change their minds? Hopefully you can, because that is a huge part of the job.

Another good reason to get into sales is for the money. In the beginning, you won't make much, but you will make enough to live on. As you continue, get a good reputation, and earn more commission, you could end up making thousands of dollars per month. Wouldn't it be nice to be financially independent? That's what being a sales representative can lead to.

Sales jobs have very flexible hours. You can work when you want to, just as long as you make your appointment times. This means that you will have plenty of time to do the things YOU want to do, when you want to do them. If you choose a job in sales then you will be able to make your appointments, spend more time with your family, and bring in all the money you could possibly need.

So a job in sales is a great career move, and it is certainly one you will not regret.  So start looking up the educational requirements, write a strong sales resume and prepare for the next phase of your life. It only goes uphill from here.


Gail Esparan


3/6/2010 12:46:22 PM #

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