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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To The Perfect Job Interview by Marc Dorio

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If You’re in Sales …

Interviewing for a sales position is unique in that the entire interview process is in itself an opportunity to display your sales prowess. The emphasis is on performance, on selling yourself, and that is how it should be, but—and this is critical—not to the exclusion of other key considerations.
If you concentrate exclusively on selling yourself, on deliberately demonstrating your salesmanship at every turn, on focusing attention on yourself as merchandise, you risk coming off as self-centered, insecure, and, ultimately, unaware of a number of important realities that a sales position entails.
The questions that follow assume that you have been conducting the interview as a “sale,” and that you have answered questions ...

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