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Why should I start a career in sales?

Attractive salaries, commission and the opportunity to work in a varied role, are just some of the reasons why graduates choose a career in sales. Sales forms the career of every business, and if you excel in this profession, it can be lucrative. In this...

Day in the life of a business manager

Mark Stern is a business manager at PromoVeritas. He gives us an insight into his career and how he got there: How did you get into this career?I took an odd path. I came from an IT background, where I was a top salesman for an Apple computer company....

Sales interview questions and how to answer them

So your CV hit the spot? Now it’s time to interview for the job you want. The sales industry is filled with talented and skilled professionals, and if you’re one of them, you should have no problem getting your foot in the door for an interview. Interviews...

Group interviews for sales jobs: What to expect

Group interviews are used by large employers who are aiming to fill multiple vacancies. They are frequently used by sales firms when selecting a new intake of trainee sales executives, graduate recruits and telesales professionals, for example.

How to write your sales manager CV

Ready to work your way up to a career as a sales manager? Then you'll need a CV glowing with boasting figures, leadership and much more.  Writing a CV can be time consuming - we get it! But ultimately, it's your CV and cover letter that are going to get...

Key sales skills that will shine on your CV

The sales industry is increasingly competitive, and when applying for sales jobs, there are certain skills that recruiters will be on the lookout for in your sales CV. You might have impressive qualifications and work experience, but to stand out from...

How to use LinkedIn for sales

Working in the sales industry, you’ll likely have an understanding of how LinkedIn can help create more business for your company. But are you harnessing this platform to the full extent? Below, we’ve put together some valuable tips to help you network...

Sales executive job description

If you enjoy the thrill of closing a sale and talking to lots of people, then a career as a sales executive could be right path for you. Sales executives are the key point of contact between a company and its clients. They promote products and services to...

Writing a cover letter for a sales executive

Cover letters will be required when applying for a new job, which you would send along with your CV. While many people think your CV is the most important written part of your application, a cover letter is equally, if not more essential. Your CV should...

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