Sales Representatives, Services, All Other:

All services sales representatives not listed separately.

About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $55,830.00
Average Time to Fill 45 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 19,327
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Oral Communication
Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Customer Service
Time Management
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others

Negotiate business contracts
Negotiate rental or lease contracts
Negotiate sales contracts

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public

Contact current or potential customers to promote products or services
Perform sales calls to solicit new business
Sell products or services

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Track financial transactions such as deposits, payments, funding, or fees
Track sales activity or trends
Monitor market conditions or trends

Selling or Influencing Others

Deliver promotional or sales presentations to current or prospective customers
Demonstrate products, goods, or services to customers or consumers

Scheduling Work and Activities

Develop travel itinerary
Schedule air or surface pickup, delivery, or distribution of product

Provide Consultation and Advice to Others

Recommend products or services to customers
Confer with potential and existing customers about energy efficiency improvements

Thinking Creatively

Develop sales presentations
Design merchandise or product displays

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Prospective Clients
Natural Gas
Renewable Energy
Solar Energy
Retail Setting

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