Sell merchandise, such as furniture, motor vehicles, appliances, or apparel to consumers.
- Good employment opportunities are expected because of the need to replace the large number of workers who leave the occupation each year.
- Many salespersons work evenings and weekends, particularly during peak retail periods.
- Employers look for people who enjoy working with others and who have good communication skills, an interest in sales work, a neat appearance, and a courteous demeanor.
- Although advancement opportunities are limited, having a college degree or a great deal of experience may help retail salespersons move into management positions.
|I'm good with people
|High School diploma