SALES103 Discussion Forum

Read the instructions below and post and respond to the following topics on the course discussion board. If you have not done so already, you will need to create a free account at the link above to participate in these discussions.

To begin, go to any job search website or listing in a newspaper and view the range of "Sales" or "Entry Level Sales" positions available in the general area where you live. Identify three to five positions that most appeal to you.

  1. Post a listing of the positions and their descriptions in the discussion forum.
  2. Identify why the positions appeal to you (e.g., income, product or service, territory, etc.).
  3. Explain what you know or can infer regarding the sales positions in terms of being transactional versus relational and inside versus outside.
  4. Report what you know about sales positions others have posted in the discussion forum that you believe might be helpful to them.