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SALES REPRESENTATIVE: Get Training ASAP And Don't Be Afraid To Try New Things

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Great advice from a Sales Representative: there are so many jobs available in the world today. Even if you get a degree in one topic, don't be afraid to try new things and learn as you go!

Degree: French Literature
Job Title: Sales Representative
Employer: Primera Technology

Job Summary: Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

Job Description

Sales representatives sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses, government agencies, and other organizations. They contact customers, explain product features, answer any questions that their customers may have, and negotiate prices.

On-the-Job Training

Many companies have formal training programs for beginning wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives that last up to 1 year.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$35,000 - $145,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
14 to 18 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Flexible
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Office, Travel, Indoor, Home
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Analytical skills, Verbal communication skills, Teamwork, People skills, Networking

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