It’s no surprise that sales often gets a bad rap. Most people can remember multiple times that they’ve had a bad experience with a salesperson. Unfortunately, this often comes down to the way that salespeople are trained. At some companies, it’s all about making the sale and so often, it has nothing to do with providing good service.
Even the way that most sales jobs are presented may be misleading—the job is presented a certain way just to get people through the door. That sets the tone for a sneaky and slimy way of doing business.