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What kind of job can I get being that I do not have a degree?

I have 5 years of retail sales/management experience at my current job with Verizon Wireless. I'm making pretty good money right now but I'm sick of working retail. I want to get an office job where the hours are normal and where I don't have to interact with bitchy customers all day. What kind of job can I get being that I have sales/management experience in retail but no degree.

Asked By: tom l - 10/25/2006
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You, having no degree but 5 years work experience in sales and management can get you basically the same job but in a different work place and work conditions. 5 years work experience is a good credential for you. Being in sales / management doesn't necessarily mean you have to face clients. There are posts that do not... More
Answered By: Lars Ulrich - 10/25/2006
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I would look at being a sales manager. It would keep you in the sales field and with 5 years experience at a big name company, I would shoot for that.
Answered By: Brendan H - 10/25/2006
 
How about a sales executive at a local radio station or cable advertising?
Answered By: woohoo - 10/25/2006
 
Well since you want to get out of sales, re evaluate your skills you have gained while doing that. List all of your skills and figure out how they will apply in an office setting. Can you type? etc that was an example. What about HR? or training new hires. I too had that same question when Montgomery Wards closed, I... More
Answered By: Sharla - 10/25/2006
 
You have to stick with retail or advertise yourself on Craigslist and look up manager. Good Luck.
Answered By: margaretfong2 - 10/26/2006
 
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