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Graduate careers in sales advice

Could you be a dab hand at building relationships with clients, negotiating and closing deals? Are you commercially aware, a good communicator and motivated by the prospect of earning commission? If so a graduate career in sales could be a great fit. Roles in this area vary significantly, so use our advice to make sure you’re heading in the right direction. Whether you’re interested in recruitment sales, business relationship management or another specialism, our tips will help you sell yourself in your applications and interviews for graduate jobs and training schemes.

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Training and qualification

  • On-the-job sales qualifications for graduates

    If you want to take extra qualifications while working in sales, there are various options open to graduates. However, sales is a job where results speak loudest, so there’s no obligation to study in order to progress.


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