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Sales Interview Question: What Are Your Long Term Career Goals?


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Here are sample answers for the interview question "What are your long term career goals?"

Sample Answers

  • Long term, I see myself as a Senior Sales Director at a large wholesaler or retailer. I really enjoy being in sales, and I believe that I have the ability to manage a large successful sales team.
  • I am interested in all aspects of the retail market, and see myself in the long term spending some time working in a variety of roles.
  • I expect to remain in sales throughout my career, moving from direct sales, and eventually into a management role.

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