By Beecher Tuttle
A man jumps off a bridge, expecting to hit water, but lands well short, striking a concrete embankment and shattering every bone from his pelvis to his heels. Clinging to life, the man is rushed to the hospital and swept into the operating room for immediate orthopedic surgery. Waiting for... Read More »
Bill Hannan wasn't supposed to be here.
A 2005 graduate of Villanova University with a degree in finance, he wasn't thinking about sales training sessions three years ago while working as a commodities trader. But reality crept in, in the form of the financial crisis, leading him to give sales, the... Read More »
Heath care and high tech. High tech and health care. If you or someone you know is looking for a job, that's probably all you hear about. There are thousands of job openings at Google, Microsoft, Groupon and your local health care services facility, but what about those of us who are not specially trained in... Read More »
The functional areas of sales and customer service have always been linked. When you're shoe shopping, for example, the pushy salesperson who tells you how great you'd look in loafers that cost a month's rent -- or the opposite, one who ignores you completely -- is more likely to run you out of the store than... Read More »
Clinical depression is not just a disease of the unemployed or an uninvited visitor around the holiday season. No, clinical depression tends to afflict the employed and can hover over them every minute of their working day, no matter the season of the year.
Psychology Today lists 10 career paths that have been... Read More »
Pharmaceutical sales jobs have gone from being the way into the middle class or even upper middle class to the unemployment line. This year isn't over and already more than 45,000 sales representatives in the pharmaceutical industry have been cut, reports Shareen Pathak in Sales-jobs.fins.com. Read More »
California employers feel confident enough to be hiring again. And those in technology feel even more confident with the Democratic wins in the state, reports Sales-Jobs.Fins.Com.
The lion's share of the hiring, at least right now, is in three sectors: retail, sales, and social media.
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Forbes reports that companies are pumping up their sales forces. Aflac has 800, Liberty Mutual 589, and Wells Fargo 163 openings in business to business sales.
In business to business sales, you don't have to have executive or management experience. Those are different kinds of jobs, and, yes, they have openings... Read More »
Sales jobs are plentiful in good times and bad times.
There may be sales jobs you know you can do but don't apply for. That's usually because you assume you won't be hired because you've never held an official sales job. Don't assume that.
Instead, inventory your past, all the way back to your childhood, for... Read More »
AT&T has 3,000 openings for salespeople.
AT&T is so eager to hire great employees like you that its top staffing directors sat down with Shareen Pathak of Sales-Jobs.Fins.com and explained how you can get an edge in applying. Read More »
A long and satisfying career in the retail sector usually starts small. You may be a cashier for a local shop in your town or a sales clerk in a nearby shopping mall. However you get your foot in the door, you can be sure that first years working as retail sales associates will be an eye-opening experience that... Read More »
The typical department store opens at 10am. A few customers are already outside with sales fliers in hand or an armload of items to return. The phone is ringing off the hook while the red light on the phone console flashes to indicate a flurry of customers who want someone to call them back–today, of... Read More »