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How can I have two to four years work experience?

I'm looking at job applications for a nice sales/marketing job. However, all of them require two to four years sales experience. Obviously I don't have that since I"m a recent graduate. How is it possible to get into an entry level job when it requires that you have already done it for at least two years?

Asked By: Nikolas G - 11/4/2010
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You could try looking for another job wherein the work is also related to the future job that you want to have. There are also companies who are hiring fresh graduates since they can basically pay them less as compared to those who have work experiences. Good luck on your job hunt!
Answered By: gutchig - 11/4/2010
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You could give them fraudulent references for the experience. I don't suggest that, because you'll get on the job and have no idea what to do, even though you think you can handle that.
Answered By: Kelso - 11/4/2010
 
Work for 2 to 4 years.
Answered By: rubberducky451 - 11/4/2010
 
they probably assume that applicants had a part-time job in retail sales or something. If you have a degree, sometimes they'll train you. Or if you have really good communication skills, they could give you a chance.
Answered By: NY Yankees - 27x World Champs! - 11/4/2010
 
If it requires two to four years experience, it's obviously not an entry level job. Lower your sights a little.
Answered By: Dear Crabby - 11/5/2010
 
A lot of companies are increasing their experience requirements, even for jobs that are entry level or close to it. This is a fallout of the bad economic situation these days. I've seen some job requirements in the IT fields that want someone with 5-7 years experience but are offering a salary that would be more... More
Answered By: Rick Frazier - 11/7/2010
 
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