If you have a knack for communication and creative thinking, a career in the Marketing cluster might be for you. Here are some things to know about marketing careers:
- Note that marketing and sales occupations typically follow a 40-hour work week, although some jobs might include evening or night shifts to accommodate customers’ schedules.
- If you possess an outgoing personality, persuasiveness, and public speaking ability, marketing and sales careers may be ideal for you.
- Note that for most jobs, it’s essential that you’re committed to customer service.
- Be sure to keep in mind that in some sales positions, pay could be based on commission—which means earnings are based on sales—so pay may vary considerably.
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