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  • Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers.
41-4011.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products
  • Emphasize product features, based on analyses of customers' needs and on technical knowledge of product capabilities and limitations.
  • Inform customers of estimated delivery schedules, service contracts, warranties, or other information pertaining to purchased products.
  • Provide customers with ongoing technical support.
  • Advise customers on product usage to improve production.
  • Present information to customers about the energy efficiency or environmental impact of scientific or technical products.
  • Inform customers about issues related to responsible use and disposal of products, such as waste reduction or product or byproduct recycling or disposal.
41-2022.00 Parts Salespersons
  • Assist customers, such as responding to customer complaints and updating them about back-ordered parts.
  • Discuss use and features of various parts, based on knowledge of machines or equipment.
  • Advise customers on substitution or modification of parts when identical replacements are not available.
  • Demonstrate equipment to customers and explain functioning of equipment.
41-4012.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Estimate or quote prices, credit or contract terms, warranties, and delivery dates.
  • Consult with clients after sales or contract signings to resolve problems and to provide ongoing support.
  • Contact regular and prospective customers to demonstrate products, explain product features, and solicit orders.
41-2021.00 Counter and Rental Clerks
  • Provide information about rental items, such as availability, operation, or description.
  • Advise customers on use and care of merchandise.
  • Recommend and provide advice on a wide variety of products and services.
41-9011.00 Demonstrators and Product Promoters
  • Demonstrate or explain products, methods, or services to persuade customers to purchase products or use services.
  • Instruct customers in alteration of products.
41-9031.00 Sales Engineers Bright Outlook
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations that explain products or services to customers and prospective customers.
  • Provide technical and non-technical support and services to clients or other staff members regarding the use, operation, and maintenance of equipment.
41-4011.07 Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors
  • Provide customers with information, such as quotes, orders, sales, shipping, warranties, credit, funding options, incentives, or tax rebates.
  • Provide technical information about solar power, solar systems, equipment, and services to potential customers or dealers.
41-3091.00 Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel Bright Outlook
  • Consult with clients after sales or contract signings to resolve problems and provide ongoing support.
  • Emphasize or recommend service features based on knowledge of customers' needs and vendor capabilities and limitations.
41-3011.00 Advertising Sales Agents
  • Explain to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
  • Inform customers of available options for advertisement artwork and provide samples.
17-2061.00 Computer Hardware Engineers
  • Analyze user needs and recommend appropriate hardware.
  • Provide training and support to system designers and users.
41-2011.00 Cashiers Bright Outlook
  • Answer customers' questions, and provide information on procedures or policies.
  • Assist customers by providing information and resolving their complaints.
17-2199.09 Nanosystems Engineers
  • Provide technical guidance or support to customers on topics such as nanosystem start-up, maintenance, or use.
41-9022.00 Real Estate Sales Agents
  • Display commercial, industrial, agricultural, and residential properties to clients and explain their features.
41-9041.00 Telemarketers
  • Explain products or services and prices, and answer questions from customers.
41-9091.00 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers
  • Explain products or services and prices and demonstrate use of products.
41-9012.00 Models
  • Inform prospective purchasers about models, numbers, and prices of garments, the garments' designers, and where garments can be purchased.
49-3091.00 Bicycle Repairers Bright Outlook
  • Help customers select bicycles that fit their body sizes and intended bicycle uses.
41-1012.00 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
  • Listen to and resolve customer complaints regarding services, products, or personnel.
17-1012.00 Landscape Architects
  • Provide follow-up consultations for clients to ensure landscape designs are maturing or developing as planned.
17-2072.01 Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists
  • Provide technical support for radio frequency identification device (RFID) technology.