I have been in the car business for about 2 years now. I have had a fairly successful career at my company, but it is drying up faster than I thought. Quality has gone down and it’s time for me to make a change. Anyone else make a switch from this field into another and have any advice on how I should be marketing myself and what field to be looking into?

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In my experience, if you can make it in car sales, you can pretty much sell anything. I think you'll find that it's much less cutthroat and (sometimes) lower pressure in other industries as well.

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Seriously. I have seen so many people from car sales flourish in other areas. You really can do just about anything.

I made the move earlier this year. Now doing sales for a local home improvement company and on pace to make good money. It wasn't hard to market myself, I had around 2 YOE, showed I could learn their brand and product line, and have good people skills.

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We’ve had lots of people transition to high ticket sales in a multitude of industries from car sales

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Have you tried moving to the financing side?

You might try pivoting to a company in the same industry?

What about auto parts sales or something similar? You already have a background working with vehicles, so that might be an easy transition.

Has quality gone down because the car market is in an uncertainty period? lowering recondition to adjust or protect from market changes?

Yes. Also in automotive here.

I’m also in automotive. 3.5 years experience directly in automotive. I’m curious what part of the country you’re in and what you consider drying up. I’m in Texas and people are buying vehicles like toilet paper in 2020.🧻 I’m on track to have a record year, yet still taking interviews for companies who may want to poach me. Next up is a financial wellness group. I find interviewing when not actively seeking clears the path to good level ups.

I am in New Jersey. The quality of cars coming in and being sold is drastically different. To make up lost profits less is being done to the cars which makes overcoming objections near impossible sometimes. It went from helping them through the process to convincing them that the 2018 with accidents is worth the process.

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