Posts about Career Advice

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

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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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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Seven Ways to Totally Screw Up Your Job Search

John Wasserman wants to help you find work. Yeah, you. A Philadelphia-based division manager for Vector Marketing, Wasserman has spent more than two decades recruiting and training college students. In that time, he’s interviewed thousands of people for their first “real” work experience. He ...

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7 Tips for Sales Success

At a recent conference I was fortunate to give a message to our entire management staff. Here are seven tips for success in sales that I shared with them that can be applied to any sales positions. 1. Visualization Can you see it? Can you feel it? Do you know what your goal will feel like when ...

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