Tackle Difficult Job Searches Like a Salesperson<br />

Sales is not an easy field, but you should consider it for career development.

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products or services? 

When you’re interviewing, out at networking events, or just talking amongst employed (or unemployed) friends, you always need to be asking if they know of any place or person you should be reaching out to. It never hurts. If they say, “Sorry, I can’t help you,” that’s not a bad thing. It means you’ve done what’s necessary to exhaust your resources. If you don’t, you’ll never accurately see how many appointments it takes for you to close the deal.

Are you being the best salesperson you can be? 

Rich Jones is a pathfinder for professionals, with a knack for helping the wayward determine the next steps of their careers. He’s also a certified professional in human resources with for-profit and not-for-profit recruiting experience. Visit Rich Jones’s career blog, I Am Rich Jones, and follow him on Twitter @IAmRichJones.