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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Recession-Proof Careers by Jeff Cohen

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Advertising Sales Agents

Television programs, newspapers, magazines, and Internet-based media companies all have something in common. Without advertising dollars coming in the door, their business doors would be closed. Those 30- and 60-second ads you see during your favorite programs pay employee salaries and keep the lights on at the station. That’s why, even in down times, revenue-generating advertising sales agents are so important. They sell advertising space to companies who want to promote their products in the media. As HR World puts it, in an article on the top 25 professions to pursue in a recession, “anyone who is a source of income for a company will be safer in a recession.”
Outlook for Advertising Sales Agents
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