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Sales Interview Answers: What Makes You a Good Sales Person?

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Here are sample answers for the interview question "What personality traits do you possess that make you a good sales person?"

Sample Answers

  • I'm an ambitious person, and that helps me in sales. I really like to make sure that my customers are thoroughly informed, and that I provide the best possible service. I feel like I've done a good job when I have made a sale that required using all my talents.
  • I am very detail oriented, and that helps me in sales in many ways. I make sure that I know everything there is to know about the product I'm selling, so that I can answer any questions a customer may have to their satisfaction. I also like to know my territory in and out, and I like to find out about my customers personally, so I can better serve them.
  • I think that my patience helps me be a good sales person. I find that I have made some of my best sales when I have taken the time to let the customer weigh their decision carefully, ask as many questions as they wished, and not put too much pressure on them.

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