Archive for February, 2010
A selling career is indeed very rewarding. As a matter of fact, in many U.S surveys conducted to find out who among the many different professionals working in the U.S, brought home the biggest take home pay, salesman always came out on top as biggest money-earners.
Selling is not only order-taking. A salesman’s work is not limited to just getting the order. More importantly, he must get involved in the movement of his products from the store to the ultimate consumer. He must help in getting that product to fall into a housewife’s shopping basket or supermarket cart. When a salesman acts to have his company products, located in bottom shelves, transferred to better shelf spaces ,when he orders the helpers to wipe clean his displayed products, when he installs posters and price tags to attract customers- what he is really doing is to make it easier for the ultimate consumer to decide to buy the product. This is what we called merchandising.
Did you know that ordinary people like you and me help find a cure for cancer or vaccine against the human immunodeficiency virus or increase scientists understanding of many major disease? All it takes is a computer, Internet access and willingness ti donate our computer’s idle time to biomedical research. You read that right. Scientist in various universities in the United States need volunteers anywhere in the world willing to donate their computers’ idle time for a good cause. This practice is called “grid computing” or “distributed computing”. It involves breaking up what would otherwise be a huge, time-consuming task into smaller chunks to different people who would work on them. In this case, the chunks are being distributed to thousands of volunteered home computers worldwide.
They could also wait to use supercomputers sophisticated machines with the highest processing speed available but the waiting line for such computers is reportedly long.