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Become A Computer Sales Consultant

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Working As A Computer Sales Consultant

  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Selling or Influencing Others
  • Getting Information
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization
  • Deal with People

  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • $83,158

    Average Salary

Example Of What A Computer Sales Consultant does

  • Specialized in product knowledge including Apple hardware, software and accessories.
  • Sell or arrange for delivery, insurance, financing, or service contracts for merchandise.
  • Inventory stock and requisition new stock.
  • Satisfied many clients by helping their businesses save money and mitigate security risks.
  • Offered a promotion with Geek Squad because of consistent Net Promoter Scores.
  • Bag or package purchases, and wrap gifts.Clean shelves, counters, and tables.Stock Inventory.
  • Recognized for top GSP percentages in Computer & Tablets department.
  • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.
  • Retail sales consultant and customer service.
  • Installed and supported Windows NT Server 4.0.
  • Provide unbiased advice on the latest technology and devices offered at Best Buy.
  • Ticket, arrange, and display merchandise.
  • Maintained knowledge of current sales, sales promotions, payment and exchanges policies.
  • Recovered Apple ID's and Email Account for customers.
  • Placed special orders and called other stores to find desired items.
  • Operated a cash register to process cash, check and credit card transactions.

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How To Become A Computer Sales Consultant

Typically, there are no formal education requirements for retail sales workers. Most receive on-the-job training, which usually lasts a few days to a few months.


Although retail or parts sales positions usually have no formal education requirements, some employers prefer applicants who have a high school diploma or equivalent, especially employers who sell technical products or “big-ticket” items, such as electronics or cars.


Most retail sales workers receive on-the-job training, which usually lasts a few days to a few months. In small stores, an experienced employee often trains newly hired workers. In large stores, training programs are more formal and usually conducted over several days.

During training sessions, topics often include customer service, security, the store’s policies and procedures, and how to operate the cash register.

Depending on the type of product they are selling, employees may be given additional specialized training. For example, salespersons working in cosmetics get instruction on the types of products the store offers and for whom the cosmetics would be most beneficial. Likewise, those who sell computers may be instructed on the technical differences between computer products.

Because providing exceptional service to customers is a priority for many employers, employees often get periodic training to update and refine their skills.


Retail sales workers typically have opportunities to advance to supervisory or managerial positions. Some employers want candidates for managerial positions to have a college degree.

As sales workers gain experience and seniority, they often move into positions that have greater responsibility and may be given their choice of departments in which to work. This opportunity often means moving to positions with higher potential earnings and commissions. The highest earnings potential usually involves selling “big-ticket” items—such as cars, jewelry, furniture, and electronics. These positions often require workers with extensive knowledge of the product and an excellent talent for persuasion.

Important Qualities

Customer-service skills. Retail sales workers must be responsive to the wants and needs of customers. They should explain the product options available to customers and make appropriate recommendations.

Interpersonal skills. A friendly and outgoing personality is important for these workers because the job requires almost constant interaction with people. 

Math skills. Retail sales workers must have the ability to calculate price totals, discounts, and change owed to customers.

Persistence. A large number of attempted sales may not be successful, so sales workers should not be discouraged easily. They must start each new sales attempt with a positive attitude.

Selling skills. Retail sales workers must be persuasive when interacting with customers. They must clearly and effectively explain the benefits of the merchandise.

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Computer Sales Consultant Demographics


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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • Hindi

  • French

  • Gujarati

  • Carrier

  • Urdu

  • Italian

  • German

  • Portuguese

  • Chinese

  • Cherokee

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Top Skills for A Computer Sales Consultant


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Top Computer Sales Consultant Skills

  1. Computer Department
  2. Merchandise.Compute Sales Prices
  3. Credit Payment.Answer Questions
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Maintained knowledge of current sales, sales promotions, payment and exchanges policies.
  • Educated customers; trained new staff; developed, honed, and applied customer service skills.
  • Maintained knowledge of current policies regarding payment and security practices.
  • Placed special orders or called other stores to find desired items.Ticketed, arranged and displayed merchandise to promote sales.
  • Watch for and recognize security risks and thefts, and know how to prevent or handle these situations.

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