3 Sales Communication Techniques That Will Boost Your Interview Performance

3 Sales Communication Techniques That Will Boost Your Interview Performance


The job interview is a 45 minute sales pitch


Possessing the art of sales is key to interview success. The better you sell yourself the more employable you will become. Many career professionals possess the experience and skills required for the position, and should be offered the job role, but their lack of sales communication techniques let them down


Below you can also access 101 Interview Questions and techniques to Influence the Job Interview. Good luck with your next job interview.

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Job Interview Sales Communication Technique 1


Speak up to show your confidence


Lesson one in sales is confident communication. What you say and more importantly how you say creates influence


You will never persuade anyone if you mumble, stutter or speak in quite tones. Instead pick power words – what yo say creates an emotional impact. Use tone, projection and talk with gestures and facial expressions to communicate with confidence


Over two thirds of communication is non-verbal, this is why use need your tone to create a strong emotional response, increase volume to keep interest and say it with passion




Job Interview Sales Communication Technique 2


Keep on point


Often sales people lose a customer as they naturally go off point talking about criteria that doesn’t interest the customer.


In the job interview keep in mind the desired criteria for the position you are applying for. With this objective in mind, think before you speak and choose examples that relate to both the asked question and the desired criteria.


Also, use the power of three. Keep each sales point to three significant specific items “I’m a strong team player for three key reasons, one…”



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Job Interview Sales Communication Technique 3


Use a story


Stories, as all sales people know, have a strong emotional impact and its this emotional impact that creates desire.


To have the best impact with your interview answers, use a story rather then just giving specifics. Open with intrigue as suspense increases the interviewer listing to you. Explain the situation and goal, and give a detailed description of how you achieved the objective


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