Yvonne Boo

So You Want a Career in Sales?

What is your first reaction when you think of a sales job? A typical negative stereotype of a sales person pops into mind: thick-skinned, a pest, relentless telemarketers. To many, sales means approaching total strangers and pushing down their throats whatever products/services you are commissioned to promote, regardless of whether or not those products and services are needed.

By Yvonne Boo

When I was first introduced to the sales line, I did not have the faintest idea what a sales career comprised of and what it required from me. No one prepared me for it. The main thing I was aware of is that sales jobs bring handsome rewards! I was not prepared for the countless rejections and the frustrations it brought...

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