According to Forbes, sales jobs count as some of the most populous professions in the country, with average salaries of $102,510 annually in certain fields. That’s why transitioning service members and veterans in the job market should consider careers in the field of sales. We’ve highlighted six companies below that are actively seeking veterans for sales openings located around the country.
If you are a veteran or family member who has considered sales, but who may not have a degree — you should definitely explore the hundreds of roles available with Kellogg Company. Kellogg Company is a food products company that is well known for its commitment to those who have served in our armed forces. The company is looking for individuals with communication, leadership, negotiation, problem-solving and at least intermediate technology skills.
Pfizer, one of the world’s most innovative providers of healthcare solutions, is looking for veterans to fill sales-focused roles within its company. Its values of leadership, commitment, and service have created a deep dedication to the success of its veteran associates through veterans resource groups. As a participant in the Veterans Jobs Mission, Pfizer has pledged to hire and develop those who have served.
Cisco is transforming the way people work, live, play and learn. For 17 years, the company has been named a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, and has been listed among 25 companies as one of the world’s best multinational workplaces. Cisco is currently hiring service members for its consulting systems engineer roles that are focused on sales and customer service.
As a dedicated Veterans Jobs Mission coalition member and leader in the telecommunications field, Verizon is known for its military friendliness. It currently employs over 12,000 veterans, service members, and family members, with plans to hire more. The company is currently looking for sales-minded veterans to fill both retail and business to business sales roles across the country.
Dell innovates across devices, ecosystem, and services to design solutions specifically for the way people work. The company takes employee morale, professional growth, and community very seriously and reinforces its commitment to these areas with its veterans employee resource groups.
Farmers Insurance is a leading U.S. insurer group of automobiles, homes, and small businesses and also provides a wide range of other insurance and financial services products. Farmers has established itself as a military-friendly employer. One in four Farmers agents is a military veteran, and Farmers is among the top 150 military employers and among the top 50 military spouse employers according to MilitaryFriendly.com.