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Sales assistant interview questions

This article looks at potential questions a sales assistant may face in a job interview and provides examples of how they may be answered. What are the general duties of a sales assistant?Sales assistants help customers identify products or services they...

Why virtual events are the No.1 trend for 2020

These days you don’t have to search very far to find a live event that is accessible to stream via a smartphone, tablet or laptop. In January 2017, Donald Trump’s inauguration broke all records, becoming the most live-streamed event in the history of live-streamed...

What is a virtual job fair? An interview with Dave Capper

  We recently caught up with Managing Director of the Sales, Marketing & Hospitality Job Fair, Dave Capper, to see why he thinks you need to start your job search at our virtual job fair. Here’s what he had to say…   First things first, what is a virtual...

7 mistakes you need to remove from your CV right now

If you’ve ever sent out your CV feeling confident, but then hear nothing back from the recruiter, there’s a good chance that you’re making one of these 7 killer CV mistakes: Wasting space on contact detailsYes, recruiters need to know how to contact you,...

How to become a sales manager

Sales managers can earn a lucrative salary and benefit from high commission, as well as bringing about the added responsibility of managing and motivating a team. What does a sales manager do?Managing a sales team is a varied role and general duties can...

Sales manager job description

A sales manager is responsible for the sales team and all sales activities, the manager is responsible for coordinating daily activities, setting targets and monitoring performance.The role of a sales manager differs greatly from that of a sales...

Sales director job description

A sales director is responsible for achieving and exceeding sales targets within assigned territory and accounts. The overall goal is to meet revenue growth projects for a business. The job includes developing strong client relationships and understanding...

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....

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