2020 has been a tough year for unemployment. If you’re out of work, you’re probably looking into remote work since it’s thriving. David Kreiger started a 100% remote-distributed sales outsourcing company 13 years ago. Now, he’s well-positioned in a world going remote. And he is encouraging people to find a work-from-home job that works for them. Even if you think you aren’t qualified for some remote jobs, you may be surprised. You can prosper financially even when the world is struggling.
Look for booming work from home industries
Your outlook on employment depends on your perspective. If you started 2020 in the hospitality industry, your prospects may have been bleak. But many industries have been growing steadily. Software as a service and video conferencing are two fields that have been hot in the last few months. Even our host Philip Michael has been doing extremely well with his real estate investment firm NYCE, raising $1 million. So when you set out to find a job, start with popping industries. If you’ve always had one type of job, don’t worry about trying a foreign one. Your natural skills may easily transition to a new field. For example, if you’ve worked in service for years, you have people skills. Those soft skills can cross over into a job like sales. And most great companies will provide training to help you learn the hard skills.
How does sales continue to grow?
The sales industry has greatly evolved since the age of newspaper ads. But Kreiger says there are new ways to get people’s attention, and you can do it from home. With social media, consumers are in a constant deluge of information and sales pitches. So what’s the new secret? Apparently, phone calls. Kreiger says that technologies such as LinkedIn help you learn people’s professional interests. With that information, you know who to call to generate business. He believes that old school doesn’t mean old news. What do you think? Are you cut out for a remote work sales job? If it could keep your head above the proverbial water, you may want to check it out!
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