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  • Writer's pictureDominic Klingberg

HOW TO MAKE A CAREER IN SALES

Are you a junior sales talent looking to accelerate your career?

If so, you're in luck. In this article we'll share insights and tips from some of the top performers in the industry. By following their advice, you'll be well on your way to a successful and rewarding career in sales.


Tip 1: Define Your Goals

Before you can start making progress, you need to know what you're working towards. Take some time to define your career goals and make sure they align with your personal values. Then, create a plan to achieve those goals, breaking them down into smaller, actionable steps.


Tip 2: Build Your Network

Sales is all about relationships. Build your network by attending industry events, reaching out to contacts on LinkedIn, and connecting with mentors. Ask for introductions, and offer value in return.


Tip 3: Develop Your Skills

To stand out from the crowd, you need to continually develop your sales skills. This means seeking out training opportunities, reading books and blogs, and practicing your techniques. Look for ways to learn from successful salespeople, and always be willing to try new approaches.


(Bonus tip: Listen to Sales & Pepper Interviews and learn from high-performers and managers who are already successful)


Tip 4: Leverage Technology

Technology is transforming the sales industry, and it's important to stay up-to-date on the latest tools and trends. Whether it's a CRM system, a sales engagement platform, or social media, make sure you're comfortable with the technology that can help you sell more effectively.



Tip 5: Stay Focused and Persistent

Sales can be a tough and sometimes discouraging job. However, the most successful salespeople are those who stay focused and persistent, even in the face of rejection. Remember to always be proactive, stay positive, and never give up on your goals.



By following these tips from top sales performers, you'll be on your way to building a successful and rewarding career in sales. It won't be easy, but with hard work, dedication, and a willingness to learn, you can achieve your goals faster than you ever thought possible.


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