Sales can be a great career. But, like anything, there are benefits and drawbacks. If you’re considering a career in sales, maybe this will be a good place to start. I hope the list will grow over time.
- Potentially unlimited income
- Customer interaction
- Meet many different people
- Relative level of control over your destiny
- Transferrable skills
- Opportunity everywhere
- Potential for entertaining interactions (potential customers can throw curve balls…)
- Irregular income
- Demanding expectations
- Unpredictable schedule
- Constant pressure to find the next opportunity
- Moving from “hero to zero”
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Brooks is Chief Barketing Officer at The Brooks Group. Brooks combines his 2+ years of experience in people-pleasing and chasing down deals (or tennis balls) with his infectious excitement to delight both customers and colleagues with every interaction.