I work in car sales at a VW/Volvo dealership. Been doing car sales just under a year been at my current spot since mid Nov. I am getting pretty good at it....I say that because I have a question for all you with the big time sales jobs. How do I get one? I am good with people and can develop a positive relationship with my customers pretty quickly. I am fairly well educated. I work hard and am highly motivated for success. I was nearly the top sales person last month and am in the lead so far this month. Would like to be in a sales position with even better income potential. Any serious suggestions would be appreciated.
I'm in the market for a newer used car (2011-2012)... what part of the state are you in?
90% of sales is developing and cultivating relationships.
You gotta believe what you're selling is a worthwhile and viable product. If you don't believe in the product, don't sell it, most people can detect BS when they hear it.
You gotta believe who you're selling for is going to take care of you.
After I retired from the Navy I moved to NC and bought my first house. I quickly learned there's a lot to maintaining a house and I wanted to do some remodeling and updating. I taught myself home construction, took some classes and spent a lot of time in the local Lowe's. I applied for a job there and within 6 months was in management. I spent almost 17 years with the company and left in 2011.
I never felt as though I sold something to a customer they didn't want or need. I would never BS a customer and thought it was my responsibility to teach and educate the customer as best I could to help them make their purchase decision. I had a great reputation and was very well known in the small town (16,000) I worked in. I never looked at my job as a sales job, more like just trying to help and educate those who need it.
Find something/product/service you know and get yourself in the door. A period of time as a proven sales person and you'll find yourself in a sales management job.