In my opinion, it is somewhat short sited to only hire business majors when seeking to staff recent college graduates for a business development / account management position. As a business major myself, I do condone hiring those who went the same route, however for sales managers looking to for a cohesive sales unit, it is best to diversify; one could argue it’s nearly essential. Instead of the cookie-cutter business major (still listed), you will find a list of various college majors and, subsequently the advantage that graduates in these disciplines can bring to a growing, ambitious sales force.
Theatre Majors – students who have decided to take on acting as a major in college, typically are not afraid to sell a product or service as they spent their 4 or 5 years selling a live audience on the validity of a literally character. Also, when nervous, theatre majors can leverage their education to get through a conversation via a method we all rely on sometimes – acting. If you’re in my boat, then the acting does シンガポールで仕事 too well, though when it comes to the sales vertical, there are parallels between the educational background and field.
Psychology Majors – sales is all about reaching out to the customer, getting on the save level and listening to their business needs and possible frustrations. Psychology majors spent 4 or 5 years of their education learning how people think and, thus are able to better read the buyer and form a cohesive relationship that others cannot. This knowledge and educational background can be of great assistance more often than not.
History Majors – students who have majored in history, first tend to very well read, interesting people. When buying from a particular vendor, a company always likes to get to know the people with whom they are dealing with and history majors have a lot to say. Additionally, there are life lessons one learns from historical figures and historical events that other majors fail to touch on. In the least, these graduates are very interesting to have around the office.
Literature Majors – students who have literature backgrounds have impeccable writing skills that are key in today’s online marketing initiatives. This is especially evident when various SEO (search engine optimization pages). Also, literature majors are very well spoken and, upon speaking to a client will make your company come across as intelligent and properly run.
Marketing Majors – while many students who major in marketing tend to shy away from sales, the ones that do pursue a career in business development tend to do quite well. Marketing majors spent their 4 or 5 years in college analyzing what シンガポールで就職 and doesn’t work for a company upon competing with other organizations within their space.
Moreover, marketing majors will be able to sell a product or service, while in an underlying manner, differentiate themselves from the competition thus decreasing their chances at landing an account.
General Studies – many students, upon taking a major, …