Danielle Carlson: Baby, She Was Born to Sell
Danielle Carlson: Baby, She Was Born to Sell
/ April 22, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Danielle Carlson was born to sell. The account executive in Worldwide Express’ Seattle office grew up in Orange County, Calif., watching her mother, who was in pharmaceuticals sales, and her father, who was in sales for the motorcycle industry. Carlson’s first sales ride was at age 7, shadowing her mother for a school-day project. “We…

Career Advice That Goes Against What You Heard
Career Advice That Goes Against What You Heard
/ April 17, 2014 0 COMMENTS

If you’re a college student, you’ve no doubt tired of people asking, “What are your plans after graduation?” Uh, find a job? Then starts an inevitable stream of career advice and how the “real world” works, and blah-blah-blah. Don’t get me wrong. It’s great to get guidance from someone who has already started his or…

3 Traits Every Sales Manager Should Seek in New Hires
3 Traits Every Sales Manager Should Seek in New Hires
/ April 15, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Sales managers must consider many different qualities when looking to add a new member to their sales team. Traits such as the ability to listen, overcome rejection and handle pressure are fundamental to a salesperson’s success, but they can all be learned over time. Dr. Christopher Croner, author of Never Hire a Bad Salesperson Again, says…

5 Tips for Earning and Using Customer Testimonials
5 Tips for Earning and Using Customer Testimonials
/ April 10, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Positive feedback can boost the spirits of any salesperson, and for some businesses it can mean even more. Telling the tale of a job well done could turn into a customer testimonial. Lots of businesses are in constant search for feedback, but in a detached and impersonal way. Slapping a “Tell us how we’re doing”…

WWE HQ Welcomes Winners of Final Four Sales Contest
WWE HQ Welcomes Winners of Final Four Sales Contest
/ April 8, 2014 0 COMMENTS

It was a big three-day weekend in Dallas-Fort Worth for fans of the Florida Gators, Connecticut Huskies, Wisconsin Badgers and Kentucky Wildcats – and for the winners of Worldwide Express’ 2013 UPS® Sales Contest. Fourteen individuals from across WWE’s nationwide franchise network won a weekend of events, including tickets to Final Four Championship games at…

Spotlight: Chad Lacy Loves WWE’s Intensity
Spotlight: Chad Lacy Loves WWE’s Intensity
/ April 3, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Chad Lacy had experience in sales before joining the Worldwide Express team in April 2013, but the Southern Illinois University grad admits his job is different — it’s far more intense — than anything he did before. And, he loves it. “To be honest, I’ve never been part of anything like it. Everyone smiles and…

SXSW Session Yields Career Wisdom from Sean Combs
SXSW Session Yields Career Wisdom from Sean Combs
/ April 1, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Maybe hip-hop mogul Sean Combs — a.k.a. Puffy, Puff Daddy and P. Diddy — isn’t the first guy who comes to mind when you think of advice for starting your sales career. On the other hand, few people have managed success in so many areas, including sales and marketing. Combs’ professional achievements go far beyond…

6 Tips on Talking About Yourself in a Job Interview
6 Tips on Talking About Yourself in a Job Interview
/ March 25, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Thousands of college seniors have just a couple of months left before entering the world of rush-hour traffic, paid holidays and a steady paycheck. Oh, right, you’ve got to land a job first, which means you’ve got to start interviewing. Winning in an interview depends on a lot of factors, the most important of which…

How to Land a Sales Job with Little Experience
How to Land a Sales Job with Little Experience
/ March 20, 2014 0 COMMENTS

It might seem that entry-level sales jobs are easy to get because of the relatively high number of available positions, but it’s not as simple as you might think. There are many pros to becoming a sales representative, but there are also many hidden challenges. One of the most appealing aspects for young professionals is…

A Yankee in Red Sox Nation: WWE’s Jimmer Bennett Has Guts
A Yankee in Red Sox Nation: WWE’s Jimmer Bennett Has Guts
/ March 18, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Jimmer Bennett has guts. He hails from Albany, N.Y., and is an account executive at Worldwide Express’ Boston office. That puts a New Yorker — and a diehard Yankees fan — right in the middle of the Red Sox Nation. Bennett remains undaunted. “I bleed pinstripes,” he says proudly, referring to his beloved Yankees and Boston’s longtime…

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