Whats my chances of landing a salesman job with absolutely no experience?

Pretty much my entire work history is based in warehouse/general labor types of positions. I applied of a sales position and got the call back for a group interview, which will lead to a second interview if im intrested. They obviously read my resume and saw I have no experience, my question is do I have a real shot at getting this and anyone have any pointers to help in maybe getting it.

Asked By: ericnoel135 - 12/7/2010
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no luck. you need to get a job some how where you use sales and some times something else. because i found out saying no exp with sales will get you no where. but maybe you can impress them on that.
Answered By: Techno Alien - 12/7/2010
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there are plenty of companies that prefer people with no sales experience -- that way they get to train them to do the job their way.
Answered By: Spock (rhp) - 12/7/2010
More often than not, sales jobs are low level jobs and they usually target people with no experience since people with experience don't know how horrible the jobs are. You have a very high chance in my opinion.
Answered By: J - 12/7/2010
The thing is that you have to start somewhere and a lot of companies do realize that. That is why although most would prefer to hire a salesperson with experience, a lot of companies don't care too much. Also, some have specific tactics that they want their sales staff to use. You starting out fresh means you will... More
Answered By: Adnan Masood - 12/7/2010
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