Sales representatives are responsible for selling a company’s products by identifying leads, educating prospects on products through calls, trainings, and presentations, and providing existing customers with exceptional support. Sales representatives are either inside or outside sales reps. Inside sales reps sell products over the phone and online, while outside sales reps sell products through face-to-face meetings. Sales reps span almost every industry.
Most sales reps have a Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field. The best sales representatives understand the importance of strong customer service, have a knack for closing deals, and are self-assured.