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    What do l need to do to become a Sales (ICT career)?

    Besides taking an ICT course at University?
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    At many places you wouldn't even need an IT or technology specific degree. Any basic degree but with an interest for sales will get you a job within IT sales.
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    Sales isn't about knowledge. It is about not taking no for an answer and saying absolutely anything and everything if it increases your bonus. Sales people are a breed apart from the average. I'm not saying don't be interested in tech, but most sales folks I have met are more interested in cash.

    Good luck!
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    (Original post by ByEeek)
    Sales isn't about knowledge. It is about not taking no for an answer and saying absolutely anything and everything if it increases your bonus. Sales people are a breed apart from the average. I'm not saying don't be interested in tech, but most sales folks I have met are more interested in cash.

    Good luck!
    No wonder why my teacher said its the best paid IT career in London or Birmingham. But l don't care about that because l have been interested for 3 years now.
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    (Original post by the.chantele)
    No wonder why my teacher said its the best paid IT career in London or Birmingham. But l don't care about that because l have been interested for 3 years now.
    If you are good at selling, you can probably make a packet in any industry. I can't help feel that IT sales is a slog though. I had some poor IT sales guy pitch something or other to me once. It was dull as dishwater and I couldn't help but feel he was flogging a dead horse.

    A career in IT though is a good move and gives you lots of options, from development to administration, networking and infrastructure. At present, there are lots of jobs and salaries are generally high compared to other careers. But that said, most engineering jobs do attract good salaries once you get through the first 5 years or so.
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    (Original post by ByEeek)
    If you are good at selling, you can probably make a packet in any industry. I can't help feel that IT sales is a slog though. I had some poor IT sales guy pitch something or other to me once. It was dull as dishwater and I couldn't help but feel he was flogging a dead horse.

    A career in IT though is a good move and gives you lots of options, from development to administration, networking and infrastructure. At present, there are lots of jobs and salaries are generally high compared to other careers. But that said, most engineering jobs do attract good salaries once you get through the first 5 years or so.
    Yeah l did have a "talk" with my teachers, they did say any careers in health or IT would demand you high pay. But l care about the way l will be when l do that career, l want to be happy doing it and not do it because l have too.

    It's a big decision🤔
 
 
 
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