Pros v. Cons of the Sales Profession

Written by: Brooks
pros and cons of the sales profession

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.

Pros

  • Flexibility
  • 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…)

Cons

  • Irregular income
  • Demanding expectations
  • Unpredictable schedule
  • Constant pressure to find the next opportunity
  • Moving from “hero to zero”

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Written By

Brooks

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.
Written By

Brooks

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.

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