7 Tips to Beginning a Career in Sales

How to write a sales job description

There are 22 million sales professionals working in the U.S. alone. That’s a lot of competition for someone just starting out. If you’re trying to launch a career in sales, here are seven tips to help you get started:

  1. Close the sale

    Look at your cover letter and interview as your first big sale. Hiring managers are going to look for candidates who know how to close a sale. Even if you are just starting a career in sales and have no experience, proving you can close a deal better than the next guy will be the difference between an offer and no call back. In fact, experience often isn’t what hiring managers look for first.
  2. Focus on what matters

    Instead of dwelling on a lack of experience, focus on showing you have what i Continue reading