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Become A Home Economics Expert

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Working As A Home Economics Expert

  • 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

What Does A Home Economics Expert Do At Best Buy

* Engage customers using selling skills, to complete sales, drive profitable growth and achieve their Smart Home Security/individual goals with a focus on providing sales support in the department.
* Use innovative customer engagement and creative sales techniques to increase sales of Smart Home products and drive sales of the Vivint Smart Home Security system.
* Able to take complex technology and experiences and make it simple for customers and other employees.
* Field questions about product features and explains benefits to consumers to engage and excite them by showing how the right products can enrich their lives.
* Maintain a high level of product knowledge within new technology, connected devices, security and across the Smart Home ecosystem.
* Support Smart Home sales readiness to service customers throughout the day; primarily ensuring Vivint zone display maintenance and verifying in-store product assortment/pricing.
* Act as trusted subject matter expert, brand advocate, and product champion for Vivint product assortment.
* Coach store employees to elevate knowledge of offerings and improve confidence in selling Vivint Smart Home Security solutions to customers.
* Direct interaction and constant feedback on new and existing product, and customer engagement through calls and in person with Vivint partner and market teams.
* Provide weekly insights and experiences, performance of the Vivint Smart Home Security, promotions, and sales best practices.
* Interact with other Smart Home Design Experts across the U
* S. on best practices

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How To Become A Home Economics Expert

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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Home Economics Expert Demographics


  • Male

  • Female

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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

  • Unknown

  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • French

  • Portuguese

  • Chinese

  • Urdu

  • Dari

  • Persian

  • Hindi

  • Mandarin

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Top Home Economics Expert Skills

  1. Customer Service
  2. Customer Satisfaction
  3. Sales Goals
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Handle specific product scenarios or technical issues.Page 1Professional, my goal is to provide clients with excellent customer service, strong
  • Developed and presented training program on the cost of utility services for government officials.
  • Maintain a high level of product knowledge within new technology, connected devices, security and across the Smart Home ecosystem.
  • Sell and educate customers on all Samsung Home Theater products, as well as all brands competing with Samsung
  • Experienced with residential homes, commercial property, remodeling, fire jobs, apartment complexes, both interior and exterior sites.

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