3 08, 2018

Professional courses

By |2018-08-03T05:26:37+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Careers Advice, Prospects|0 Comments

Professional qualifications focus on improving your ability to succeed in a particular occupation, which is ideal if you have a clear career objective and want to gain valuable on-the-job experience through vocational training. Awarded by professional bodies within the relevant industry or sector, they often follow on from a degree or equivalent qualification, although this level of previous academic study isn't always required. See the original post here

26 03, 2018

Sales Executive

By |2018-03-28T05:03:32+00:00March 26th, 2018|Careers Advice, Prospects|0 Comments

If you're a confident communicator and enjoy the challenge of working toward targets, a career in sales may be perfect for you. Sales executives sell a company's products and services to individuals, businesses and government organisations. Sales may be domestic (within the UK), international, or a combination of both. As well as approaching potential customers with the aim of winning new business, sales executives strive to maintain good relationships with existing [...]

26 03, 2018

Technical Sales Engineer

By |2018-03-28T05:07:16+00:00March 26th, 2018|Careers Advice, Prospects|0 Comments

Science and engineering graduates with communication and sales skills face good prospects as the demand for technical sales engineers increases. As a technical sales engineer, you'll use your technical knowledge along with sales skills to provide advice and support on a range of products, for which a certain level of expertise is needed. You'll assist colleagues with bids and tenders for new clients from a technical perspective. Companies are often keen [...]

26 03, 2018

Overview of the UK’s sales industry

By |2018-03-28T05:04:33+00:00March 26th, 2018|Careers Advice, Prospects|0 Comments

Amid a shift from traditional channels towards online sales, employers in all sectors are looking to recruit skilled sales people who can effectively get their products or services to market. Sales jobs can be found in all industries, including retail, finance, transport and manufacturing. You could also consider estate agents, travel agents and recruitment consultancies for sales-related roles. Depending on your interests, you could be selling medical equipment, IT software, a [...]

26 03, 2018

Sales Training Courses

By |2018-03-28T05:05:55+00:00March 26th, 2018|Careers Advice, Prospects|0 Comments

With a number of different entry routes into this fast-paced industry, explore the sales qualifications and training courses that will enhance your skillset and prepare you for your career. Formerly known as the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management (ISMM), ISM is the UK's only qualification-awarding body specialising in sales. It offers courses at five different levels on the UK's Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF), suitable for all candidates. These are [...]

26 03, 2018

IT Sales Professional

By |2018-03-28T05:07:46+00:00March 26th, 2018|Careers Advice, Prospects|0 Comments

The top IT sales professionals are self-motivated, persuasive with their words and rise to competition. If this sounds like you, you could join them in this fast-paced role. The work of an IT sales professional falls into the three main areas of pre-sales, sales and post-sales support of hardware and software. The ISM offers a range of qualifications, including awards, certificates and diplomas up to Level 6 for various roles, from [...]

15 02, 2018

Medical sales representative

By |2018-03-26T08:49:36+00:00February 15th, 2018|Careers Advice, Prospects|0 Comments

If you are target-driven, enjoy sales and want to use your knowledge in a medical field, a career as a medical sales representative could suit you. See the original post here

15 02, 2018

Insurance Account Manager

By |2018-03-26T08:50:37+00:00February 15th, 2018|Careers Advice, Prospects|0 Comments

As an insurance account manager, you'll promote your company's insurance products to those who will be directly selling them, typically brokers and independent financial advisers (IFAs). You'll have detailed knowledge of your employer's portfolio of products and will develop sales of the products and business accounts. Some account managers take other related qualifications in areas such as sales technique and people management. Courses are offered by many organisations including the ISM. [...]