HOW TO GET AHEAD: TALK IT UP - Tackling those tricky interview questions. This week: ’What made you go in to sales?’

Don’t say it’s because you ’like meeting people’ and don’t make out that it’s your dream job, either. Nobody ever played ’let’s pretend to be sales people’ at school. Everyone knows you got into sales to tide you over until your career as a film director or fighter pilot took off Your best bet is to admit that you fell into sales, but then insist that you now love every minute of it.

Don’t say it’s because you ’like meeting people’ and don’t make out

that it’s your dream job, either. Nobody ever played ’let’s pretend to

be sales people’ at school. Everyone knows you got into sales to tide

you over until your career as a film director or fighter pilot took off

Your best bet is to admit that you fell into sales, but then insist that

you now love every minute of it.



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