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Despite what you may have heard, being a great salesperson isn't about your ability to sell ice to Eskimos, having the 'gift of the gab' or simply being a people person. Of course, if you do have all of the above, then you're well on your way. Though a leading sales profession has a lot more to offer than frozen water and a way with words...
Sales professionals are a certain kind of person. They're tenacious, driven, have a built in radar for opportunities and a tendency to make friends easily. Though with a sales career also comes a number of traits you may not have had previously, though will now become a fully ingrained part of who you are. Here’s what you can expect…
Social media technology has given recruiters and hiring managers the ability to get to know a candidate before they even pick up the phone. So that perfectly polished CV can quickly make it's way to the bottom of the pile if that Instagram post makes it's way out into the world.
A great LinkedIn profile can take some of the slog out of your job search. By tweaking your page to highlight your best bits, you position yourself to hiring managers and recruiters as someone worth getting to know little more. Hey, you spend enough time perfecting your Instagram page... so take a little time to showcase your professional side.