Retail and Sales Articles

Whether you’re looking for full-time, part-time, or seasonal work, the sales industry offers many opportunities for growth. Learn how to stand out from the competition, obtain a role in management, and go above and beyond in your day to day.
Experts believe retail jobs will grow by roughly 10 percent from 2012 to 2022. This growth means many people will apply for jobs in the retail industry. For many of those people, there's a big hurdle between filling out an application and starting jobs, because they have to overcome the interview jitters....[Continue Reading]
chart of digital age changes - mad men
Whether or not you've seen the show, you know that advertising professionals today (especially females) enjoy a far more socially and technologically advanced work environment than those who labored through the "Mad Men" years. The hit television series captures many now-politically-incorrect moments...[Continue Reading]
professionals at the start of a race track.
Landing a great entry-level job guarantees you'll have a strong platform from which to build upon. It means learning the right skills for advancement and can propel you to success at a much more rapid rate than settling for something just to pay the bills. How do you figure out the "best" entry-level...[Continue Reading]
salesman sitting on top of growth chart
Sometimes, closing a sale can seem like an insurmountable challenge, while other times success shows up in high-energy waves of good fortune. This is certainly the nature of a typical career for sales representatives, experienced in cycles by so many, time after time. And if you've been at it a while,...[Continue Reading]
network of people
Who you know has always been important in the job search. It can open doors to interviews for you (sometimes before the job posts). It can mean more clients and referrals. The benefits are many but the time investment is large in establishing and nurturing professional relationships, or is it? Successfully...[Continue Reading]
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