When you think of ‘sales’, what often springs to mind is an image of a pushy man in a suit trying to flog you something you don’t need or want. You may think that working in sales isn’t the most glamorous job or does it have a positive reputation, yet 1 in 10 Brits work in sales.
Three-million people in the UK spend their days cold calling, canvassing, upselling or stopping people on the street with the intention of convincing them to buy. They have to persuade them to consider an alternative to their current preferences of convince them they require a new product in their lives. It’s not easy, but not every sales person is a sleazy trickster trying to grab your money. They aim to get your attention and influence your decisions. So in a way, aren’t we all sales people? Read Article »