Are you a people person? The type who thrives on conversation and human interaction? Does the idea of sitting in a cubicle silently all day make you want to run screaming in the other direction? If you answered yes to these questions, we’ve got the perfect job for you. It’s…
Sales. Yep, that’s right. Now give me a chance to tell you why.
Let’s start with the basics. What do salespeople actually do? If you’re a little murky on the details, read this quick rundown or check out our infographic. There are a lot of misconceptions out there about working in sales, and we tackle five of them in this post on 5 Myths about Working in Sales.
Wondering what a typical day might be like for a salesperson? Read our interviews with Damien Swendsen (Sales Manager at a large tech firm), Michael Cammarata (Manager of Enterprise Business Representatives at Salesforce), and Tracy Britz (Senior Account Manager at LSI).
To learn more, be sure to check out some of the other resources we have for finding a sales job by clicking on the “Sales” tag (and don’t forget to search for sales jobs and internships on AfterCollege).