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Sales, Logistics & Retail: Application Tips

Selling, buying, and providing products to clients and customers

Sales, Logistics & Retail

Tips for Applying

How to get work in this sector

Useful Skills

The following skills are relevant to many roles in this sector

  1. Analytical skills
  2. Negotiating and sales skills
  3. Teamwork ability
  4. Communications skills
  5. IT skills
  6. Numeracy
  7. Commercial awareness
  8. Leadership
  9. Creativity
  10. Ability to plan and prioritise
  11. Customer service ability

Commercial Awareness

Commercial awareness is about understanding the business world and how products sell, these links will give you an idea of how to develop this skill

CVs and Applications

Interviews

Tests

Most recruiters in this sector will require applicants to go through some kind of selection test. Here are some links to help you practice

Retail News

Some of the news sources for this sector

Some newspapers provide news specifically for this sector. Blogs can also be a good way to find out what the latest news is from a sector, and what it's like to work in a particular field