Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers :

Sell goods or services door-to-door or on the street.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $26,900.00
Average Time to Fill 47 days
Typical Education No formal educational credential
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,992
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 1.83 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Oral Communication
Resource Allocation
Customer Service
Attention to Detail
Following Directions
Time Management
Critical Thinking

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public

Sell products or services
Contact current or potential customers to promote products or services
Take customer orders
Solicit orders from established or new customers
Provide direct sales related customer service

Scheduling Work and Activities

Arrange delivery schedules
Arrange buying party
Schedule air or surface pickup, delivery, or distribution of product

Selling or Influencing Others

Demonstrate products, goods, or services to customers or consumers
Deliver promotional or sales presentations to current or prospective customers
Distribute promotional literature or samples to customers

Performing Administrative Activities

Answer customer questions about goods or services
Process orders for merchandise, supplies, or services
Distribute informational bulletins

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Purchase stocks of merchandise or supplies
Collect deposits, payments, funding, or fees
Manage inventories or supplies

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Sales Management
Business Development
Sales Training

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