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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...

How to answer ‘Why should we hire you?’

The question 'why should we hire you?’ is very common in a job interview - particularly in a sales driven interview where an employer will expect you to sell yourself to them. Even if you don’t get asked it directly, this is what your interviewer is trying to find...

10 great questions to ask in your sales interview

At the end of most job interviews, you will have the opportunity to ask your interviewer some questions. This is a great opportunity to show just how interested you are in the role, the company, and the industry. It’s also a chance to make sure that the...

Car sales job description

A car sales executive works with customers to understand their needs with regards to buying a car. They will also assist customers with buying, viewing and test driving a car. Car sales jobs tend to work on commission, so anyone interested in this role...

How to prepare for a Car Sales interview

Considering a career in car sales? You should - the average salary for a car sales role is £40,215.08. And the role itself can be as exciting as you make it. Maybe you’ve been in the industry for a while but are looking for a new challenge? Or perhaps you’re looking...

How to answer “Why do you want to work here?”

The question "Why do you want to work here?" is at the centre of any job interview. An interviewer will want to know what exactly peaked your interest for this role, and what your motivations are.Recruiting is an expensive process, so your interviewer will...

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