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GUN SHOP OWNER: A family owned business

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Jeana is a gun shop owner for about 15 years. Their shop specializes more on hunting than handguns.

Job Title: Owner

Job Summary: Business Development

Job Description

Business development is a combination of networking, strategic analysis, marketing, and sales. Business development professionals can be involved in everything from the development of their employers' products and services, to the creation of marketing strategies, to the generation of sales leads, to negotiating and closing deals.

On-the-Job Training

No

Additional Info

There are business development jobs in all industries - from tech startups to huge international corporations. Sometimes they are considered as business-to-business sales.

Certification Requirement
Recommended by the American Society for Training and Development or the International Society for Performance Improvement.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
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$50,000 - $150,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
10 to 20 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Long hours
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Travel, Indoor, Office
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Detail oriented, Networking, People skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills, Teamwork, Leadership ability, Mathematical skills, Organizational skills, Problem solving skills

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<span m='12170'>of</span> <span m='12270'>different</span> <span m='12640'>specialties.</span> <span m='13500'>Do</span> <span m='13890'>a</span> <span m='13940'>little</span> <span m='14100'>bit</span> <span m='14220'>of</span> <span m='14580'>gunsmithing.</span> <span m='14730'>You</span> <span m='14940'>do</span> <span m='15120'>a</span> <span m='15150'>little</span> <span m='15340'>bit</span> <span m='15480'>of</span> <span m='15560'>that</span> <span m='15810'>and</span> <span m='15860'>a</span> <span m='15940'>little</span> <span m='16090'>bit</span> <span m='16630'>of</span> <span m='16730'>everything.</span> <span m='17380'>And</span> <span m='17570'>it's</span> <span m='17810'>just</span> <span m='18130'>very</span> <span m='18290'>specific</span> <span m='19720'>niche</span> <span m='20050'>markets</span> <span m='20630'>in</span> <span m='20740'>this</span> <span m='20960'>particular</span> <span m='21460'>field.</span> <span m='22620'>But</span> <span m='22980'>you</span> <span m='23210'>get</span> <span m='23530'>to know</span> <span m='23580'>a lot</span> <span m='23770'>of</span> <span m='23880'>really</span> <span m='24110'>good</span> <span m='24310'>people.</span> </p><p><span m='25050'>Gunsmithing</span> <span m='25700'>is</span> <span m='25830'>basically</span> <span m='26220'>when</span> <span m='26370'>you're</span> <span m='26500'>repairing</span> <span m='26950'>something,</span> <span m='27680'>making</span> <span m='28020'>it</span> <span m='28340'>fixed--</span> <span m='28910'>or</span> <span m='29100'>fixing</span> <span m='29540'>it and</span> <span m='29960'>making</span> <span m='30270'>it</span> <span m='30360'>right</span> <span m='30650'>so</span> <span m='30940'>it</span> <span m='31460'>actually</span> <span m='31910'>fires,</span> <span m='33200'>or</span> <span m='33770'>adjusting</span> <span m='34330'>it</span> <span m='34540'>or</span> <span m='34740'>doing</span> <span m='35050'>whatever</span> <span m='35480'>needs</span> <span m='35720'>to</span> <span m='35810'>be</span> <span m='35910'>done.</span> <span m='36720'>It's</span> <span m='37070'>more</span> <span m='37270'>of</span> <span m='37360'>a</span> <span m='37430'>machinist-type</span> <span m='38170'>job.</span> </p><p><span m='39040'>On</span> <span m='39310'>a</span> <span m='39380'>typical</span> <span m='39790'>day,</span> <span m='39970'>we</span> <span m='40110'>start</span> <span m='40410'>out</span> <span m='41130'>doing</span> <span m='42360'>money</span> <span m='42590'>from</span> <span m='43250'>the</span> <span m='43330'>day</span> <span m='43500'>before.</span> <span m='43950'>And</span> <span m='44040'>then</span> <span m='44180'>we</span> <span m='44730'>do</span> <span m='45670'>just</span> <span m='45920'>the</span> <span m='46050'>adding</span> <span m='46390'>and</span> <span m='46540'>subtracting,</span> <span m='47150'>doing</span> <span m='47370'>the</span> <span m='47460'>books</span> <span m='47780'>properly.</span> <span m='48260'>And</span> <span m='48340'>then</span> <span m='48490'>doing</span> <span m='48750'>all</span> <span m='48900'>the</span> <span m='49430'>paperwork</span> <span m='49695'>that</span> <span m='49960'>you</span> <span m='50170'>need</span> <span m='50380'>to</span> <span m='50450'>do</span> <span m='50650'>in</span> <span m='50720'>order</span> <span m='50950'>to</span> <span m='51000'>purchase</span> <span m='51330'>a</span> <span m='51380'>gun.</span> <span m='51900'>In</span> <span m='52660'>California,</span> <span m='53230'>it's</span> <span m='53360'>a</span> <span m='53430'>little</span> <span m='53580'>different</span> <span m='53960'>from</span> <span m='54100'>the</span> <span m='54160'>rest</span> <span m='54360'>of</span> <span m='54400'>the</span> <span m='54470'>country.</span> <span m='54770'>But</span> <span m='54920'>there's</span> <span m='55120'>always</span> <span m='55400'>paperwork.</span> <span m='56900'>So</span> <span m='57020'>we</span> <span m='57120'>have</span> <span m='57350'>our</span> <span m='57500'>state</span> <span m='57780'>DOJ</span> <span m='58240'>paperwork,</span> <span m='58680'>and</span> <span m='58790'>we</span> <span m='58920'>also</span> <span m='59120'>have</span> <span m='59250'>the</span> <span m='59330'>federal</span> <span m='59690'>paperwork</span> <span m='60170'>that</span> <span m='60340'>we</span> <span m='60470'>do.</span> <span m='61060'>So</span> <span m='61200'>we</span> <span m='61360'>do</span> <span m='61490'>the</span> <span m='61580'>booking</span> <span m='61950'>process.</span> </p><p><span m='63010'>Then</span> <span m='63220'>we</span> <span m='63340'>actually</span> <span m='63630'>get</span> <span m='63770'>to</span> <span m='63860'>do</span> <span m='63970'>the</span> <span m='64069'>fun</span> <span m='64310'>part,</span> <span m='64550'>which</span> <span m='64780'>is talk</span> <span m='64989'>to</span> <span m='65080'>people,</span> <span m='66442'>because</span> <span m='66850'>that</span> <span m='67030'>is</span> <span m='67200'>the</span> <span m='67280'>fun</span> <span m='67530'>part.</span> <span m='68470'>We</span> <span m='68580'>get</span> <span m='68740'>to</span> <span m='69070'>find</span> <span m='69330'>stuff</span> <span m='69850'>for</span> <span m='70020'>people</span> <span m='70320'>that</span> <span m='70460'>they're</span> <span m='70610'>looking</span> <span m='70980'>for.</span> <span m='71930'>So</span> <span m='72230'>there's</span> <span m='72450'>a</span> <span m='72510'>lot</span> <span m='72690'>of</span> <span m='73290'>looking</span> <span m='73610'>for</span> <span m='73770'>a</span> <span m='73820'>particular</span> <span m='74320'>product,</span> <span m='74800'>and</span> <span m='74900'>then</span> <span m='75030'>there's</span> <span m='75260'>also</span> <span m='75490'>showing</span> <span m='75890'>product</span> <span m='76660'>and</span> <span m='76910'>talking</span> <span m='77260'>to</span> <span m='77320'>people.</span> <span m='77580'>I</span> <span m='77630'>get</span> <span m='77730'>a</span> <span m='77790'>lot</span> <span m='77960'>of</span> <span m='78020'>great</span> <span m='78290'>stories.</span> <span m='79430'>I've</span> <span m='79540'>had a</span> <span m='79600'>lot</span> <span m='79760'>of</span> <span m='79840'>really</span> <span m='80180'>cool</span> <span m='80410'>customers</span> <span m='81000'>that</span> <span m='81120'>I've</span> <span m='81300'>dealt</span> <span m='81490'>with</span> <span m='81690'>over</span> <span m='81880'>the</span> <span m='82000'>years.</span> </p><p><span m='82770'>I</span> <span m='82980'>was</span> <span m='83120'>a</span> <span m='83320'>film</span> <span m='83430'>major.</span> <span m='83930'>I</span> <span m='84120'>studied</span> <span m='85010'>film</span> <span m='85230'>for</span> <span m='85350'>a</span> <span m='85380'>couple</span> <span m='85680'>years.</span> <span m='86030'>I</span> <span m='86070'>did</span> <span m='86260'>internships</span> <span m='86960'>down</span> <span m='87150'>in</span> <span m='87250'>southern</span> <span m='87550'>California.</span> <span m='88200'>Then</span> <span m='88360'>I</span> <span m='88430'>was</span> <span m='88610'>into</span> <span m='88800'>broadcasting</span> <span m='89170'>for</span> <span m='89540'>a</span> <span m='89660'>little</span> <span m='89890'>bit.</span> <span m='90190'>And I</span> <span m='90400'>did</span> <span m='90660'>some</span> <span m='90800'>intern</span> <span m='91190'>work</span> <span m='92210'>doing</span> <span m='92490'>that.</span> <span m='92870'>And</span> <span m='93020'>then</span> <span m='93280'>I</span> <span m='93420'>wound</span> <span m='93730'>up</span> <span m='93980'>going</span> <span m='94190'>to</span> <span m='94260'>school and</span> <span m='94700'>working</span> <span m='95040'>part</span> <span m='95300'>time.</span> <span m='95720'>And</span> <span m='96720'>what</span> <span m='96900'>better</span> <span m='97120'>way</span> <span m='97260'>to</span> <span m='97340'>work</span> <span m='97510'>part</span> <span m='97730'>time--</span> <span m='98910'>is</span> <span m='99440'>to</span> <span m='99580'>work</span> <span m='99850'>with</span> <span m='100580'>a</span> <span m='100620'>family</span> <span m='101070'>business</span> <span m='101550'>because</span> <span m='101760'>I</span> <span m='101820'>had</span> <span m='102010'>flexible</span> <span m='102490'>hours</span> <span m='102790'>and</span> <span m='102860'>I</span> <span m='102910'>got</span> <span m='103165'>paid.</span> <span m='103830'>So</span> <span m='104240'>it</span> <span m='104630'>worked</span> <span m='105050'>out</span> <span m='105230'>really</span> <span m='105510'>well,</span> <span m='105910'>and</span> <span m='106010'>I</span> <span m='106100'>just</span> <span m='106360'>wound</span> <span m='106540'>up</span> <span m='106600'>being</span> <span m='106800'>good</span> <span m='107000'>talking</span> <span m='107320'>to</span> <span m='107380'>people.</span> <span m='108560'>And</span> <span m='108820'>I</span> <span m='108840'>like</span> <span m='109090'>people,</span> <span m='109540'>and</span> <span m='109750'>I</span> <span m='109830'>liked</span> <span m='110150'>the</span> <span m='110390'>stories</span> <span m='110810'>that</span> <span m='110900'>I</span> <span m='110950'>was</span> <span m='111090'>getting</span> <span m='111340'>out of</span> <span m='111470'>some</span> <span m='111660'>of</span> <span m='111730'>these</span> <span m='111950'>older</span> <span m='112190'>guys,</span> <span m='112830'>some</span> <span m='113020'>of</span> <span m='113080'>the</span> <span m='113170'>World</span> <span m='113360'>War</span> <span m='113510'>II</span> <span m='113660'>vets</span> <span m='114050'>and</span> <span m='114490'>some of</span> <span m='114670'>these</span> <span m='114910'>really</span> <span m='115530'>neat</span> <span m='115990'>people</span> <span m='116440'>that</span> <span m='116670'>you</span> <span m='116800'>wouldn't</span> <span m='116960'>normally</span> <span m='117410'>meet</span> <span m='117640'>on</span> <span m='117760'>a</span> <span m='117810'>regular</span> <span m='118110'>basis</span> <span m='118570'>and</span> <span m='118630'>have</span> <span m='118770'>time</span> <span m='118990'>to</span> <span m='119060'>sit</span> <span m='119250'>and</span> <span m='119350'>chat</span> <span m='119590'>with.</span> </p><p><span m='120370'>What</span> <span m='120620'>would</span> <span m='120720'>have</span> <span m='120800'>been</span> <span m='120920'>helpful</span> <span m='121320'>for</span> <span m='121490'>me</span> <span m='121910'>in</span> <span m='122260'>this</span> <span m='122440'>particular</span> <span m='122970'>field</span> <span m='123340'>would</span> <span m='123520'>be</span> <span m='123710'>math--</span> <span m='124400'>it</span> <span m='124530'>was</span> <span m='124690'>always</span> <span m='124930'>a</span> <span m='124990'>tough</span> <span m='125170'>subject</span> <span m='125590'>for</span> <span m='125680'>me--</span> <span m='125820'>but</span> <span m='125960'>also</span> <span m='126310'>listening</span> <span m='126810'>to</span> <span m='126870'>people</span> <span m='127670'>and</span> <span m='128389'>learning</span> <span m='129169'>from</span> <span m='129590'>your</span> <span m='129720'>experience.</span> <span m='130410'>So</span> <span m='131460'>doing</span> <span m='131630'>a</span> <span m='131720'>little</span> <span m='131920'>homework</span> <span m='132430'>and</span> <span m='132600'>trying to</span> <span m='133010'>find</span> <span m='133460'>the</span> <span m='133650'>answer</span> <span m='134300'>is</span> <span m='134570'>never</span> <span m='134970'>a</span> <span m='135010'>problem.</span> <span m='135710'>You</span> <span m='135800'>always</span> <span m='136250'>try</span> <span m='136500'>to</span> <span m='136600'>do</span> <span m='136710'>your</span> <span m='136910'>best</span> <span m='137190'>to</span> <span m='137260'>find</span> <span m='137560'>the answer.</span> <span m='137980'>Don't</span> <span m='138260'>just</span> <span m='138490'>make</span> <span m='138680'>up</span> <span m='138790'>a</span> <span m='138850'>bunch</span> <span m='139070'>of</span> <span m='139150'>crap</span> <span m='140550'>that's</span> <span m='140760'>not</span> <span m='141000'>true.</span> <span m='141690'>You</span> <span m='141850'>just</span> <span m='142070'>need</span> <span m='142390'>to</span> <span m='142490'>find</span> <span m='142880'>out</span> <span m='143130'>what</span> <span m='143430'>the</span> <span m='143520'>truth</span> <span m='143860'>is</span> <span m='144160'>and</span> <span m='144280'>be</span> <span m='144400'>able</span> <span m='144560'>to</span> <span m='144660'>share</span> <span m='144920'>the</span> <span m='145060'>truth.</span> <span m='145860'>It's</span> <span m='146200'>a</span> <span m='146260'>lot</span> <span m='146450'>more</span> <span m='146610'>helpful</span> <span m='147030'>for</span> <span m='147190'>your</span> <span m='147350'>customers.</span> <span m='147630'>It's</span> <span m='147910'>also</span> <span m='148140'>more</span> <span m='148450'>helpful</span> <span m='148780'>for</span> <span m='148990'>you.</span> <span m='149520'>Every</span> <span m='149750'>day</span> <span m='149930'>seems</span> <span m='150200'>to</span> <span m='150280'>be</span> <span m='150380'>a</span> <span m='150440'>learning</span> <span m='150750'>curve.</span> <span m='151090'>There's</span> <span m='151310'>always</span> <span m='151500'>something</span> <span m='151900'>new</span> <span m='152020'>to</span> <span m='152110'>learn</span> <span m='152450'>and</span> <span m='152710'>something</span> <span m='153050'>new</span> <span m='153190'>to</span> <span m='153270'>share.</span> 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