Your first job is very influential to you as an individual, as well as to you as a professional. Every move you make in your professional life, every employment opportunity you take, has the power to mold you and influence you. So, with this in mind, why should you consider making your first career move be in car sales?
You will learn to be charismatic, likeable, outgoing, influential, persuasive and confident. With these qualities, you will have no problems later in your career breaking into whichever field you find most intriguing. Most importantly, you must be passionate. If you love what you do, you will become great at it. Being passionate, though, is not enough. You must also have internal motivation to accomplish your goals. Loving what you do and being motivated to do it is a winning combination.
An outgoing and friendly personality is also a commodity in the business; the friendlier and more outgoing you are, the easier it is for your to approach, talk to, and establish rapport with complete strangers who walk onto the lot. You can’t be shy in the automotive business. This type of personality will also help you to network; not only within the dealership itself with your bosses and co-workers, but also out and about. If you drive one of the newer cars, people will stop you to admire your vehicle. If you were to take the time to stop and speak to those people, give them your card, and invite them to come see you, they very well may, and you have just earned a sale.
While you don’t need a college degree, it certainly does help if you do. If you’re fresh out of high school or college, and are looking for work, the automotive industry is a great way for you to potentially make enough money each month to not only pay your bills, but come out ahead! Although it is hard work, and can be exhausting at times, the automotive sales industry is a very rewarding career. You have the potential to make thousands per month, if you put the effort into it.
Your career path is ultimately your decision.
If you choose to join the ranks of automotive sales people, you will find yourself in a fast paced and interesting environment where your effort, motivation, passion and confidence makes all the difference. We can help you get started on your career path. First, take a look at our ebook, and if you find our information useful, please sign up for one of our classes. We look forward to helping you in your chosen career!