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25 Awesome Sales Jobs (That Aren't Called Sales Jobs)

What’s your dream job? Sports agent? Fashion blogger? Rap mogul? CEO? Whatever those big dreams you’re dreaming, there’s a secret for getting there faster. Get a sales job. Seriously. Here are just 25 of the careers where a strong sales background will put you a cut above the rest. 1. ...

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Setting Up an Office { Part 3 }

Form follows function: In every room, ask, “Is the room functional? What is the best way to make this room work for ____?” I’ve been in many Vector offices where the room size, the posters on the walls, or the furniture set up wasn’t the best way to utilize the space. Often, managers give ...

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Setting Up an Office { Part 2 }

First impressions Whether you like it or not, people judge based on first impressions. Your recruiting assistants work hard to get applicants scheduled. So make sure your receptionist area looks professional and legit. Go outside and walk in as if you are an applicant. What is the first thing an ...

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Setting Up an Office

It’s late spring and the smell of summer, sales reps, and CPO is in the air! For brand new managers, one of the first things you need to do is set up your office space so that you can start running interviews. If you’re like most young business owners, you’ve never put an office together at all. ...

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Girl Scouts Are Tougher Than Us: What We Can Learn from Rejection

Every year in the early spring, the Girl Scouts come out to peddle their little boxes of goodness … I mean, cookies. They stand in their uniforms outside of grocery stores at the tables and in wee voices ask, “Do you want some cookies?” And I always, always, always, say “NO.” What a mean lady! ...

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Sales Champion Q&A: Mike Abramowitz

Mike Abramowitz Meet Mike Mike Abramowitz has some impressive stats: He’s in the top 500 Vector Marketing sales representatives of all time, and has more than $5.5 million in sales as a manager. Oh, and his book, G.R.A.B. Tomorrow: Your Best Year Ever, was a bestseller in several Amazon ...

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Dear Nursing Majors: Life is Selling!

Nursing student & sales rep Courtney O'Connor (center) during the AHEC summer program Students pursuing a degree in nursing are on track for a promising career. Nursing offers a competitive median salary, a plentitude of entry-level work opportunities, and a rewarding sense of fulfillment from ...

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She Went 30 for 31. But the No Sale May Have Been Her Most Memorable Appointment

Sales rep Olivia Bohrer of Parker, Colorado No one likes a no sale. But sometimes the most meaningful Cutco appointments are the ones where you don’t sell a thing. Just ask 18-year-old Olivia Bohrer of Parker, Colorado. When she started with Vector Marketing, she arranged 31 demos in just 10 ...

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Saving Money as a Management Candidate 101

Savings. Money. Future. Sometimes those are heavy words. As a management candidate, there are probably a lot of questions swirling through your mind. Money should be one of them. You keep hearing words like “start up” and “withholdings”. Why do Vector managers spend so much time talking about ...

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