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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....

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 are tricky,...

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...

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