Sales Jobs For Grads: The One Thing You Should Know

For new grads joining the workforce, the first sale is always going to be tough.

Advice For New Grads

We reached out to 10 of today’s most successful salespeople asking, “What is the one thing new grads should know before going into sales?” While it’s hard to channel years of sales experience into a single sentence, they made it happen! Keep their wisdom in mind as you venture into sales, one of the most rewarding careers out there, and remember, it gets easier!

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Featuring sales thought leaders S. Anthony Iannarino, Alen Mayer, Eva Lang, Matthew Tome, Bill Rice, Shomari Williams, Mike Kunkle, Kevin Kurbs, Matt Mazzie, Amanda Perkins and Jamie Shanks.

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Kayla Kozan

Kayla Kozan

Director of Marketing at Ideal
Kayla spent the last few years studying Marketing and Entrepreneurship on 3 different continents. Now covering the latest in predictive analytics, workplace diversity and big data. She has a keen interest in tech and discovering underrated brunch spots.
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  • Mike Mittelman

    As a recent grad myself in my first sales role (just over 1 year in full-time role) – this is fantastic advice. Great post!

    • Hey thanks Mike, next time I’ll be asking for your words of wisdom 🙂