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Hot job skills: Sales representatives in demand in Boston

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By Hoodline - Published on March 16, 2020.

Boston is seeing strong demand for sales representatives' skills. Employers in the industry posted 166 new jobs over the past week, and 634 in the last month, more than for any other job category in the area, according to ZipRecruiter, a leading online employment marketplace.

Local sales representative also came in second in terms of local employers adding new jobs by occupation. In the past month, 171 companies listed open jobs for Boston-based workers in the industry.

One of the top employers seeking local sales representatives is Symmetry Financial Group. "Symmetry Financial Group has been named one of America's 5,000 fastest-growing companies four years in a row by Inc Magazine (#1,395 in 2019, #1,254 for 2018, #1,022 in 2017, and #1,360 in 2016)," according to one of the company's recently posted job openings.

Other top companies seeking local hires in the same category include Lumber Contacts, Inc. and Diamond Coast, Inc.

Jobs posted by Symmetry Financial Group in the past month in the area also included insurance agents, while Lumber Contacts, Inc was hiring sales consultants and estimators, and Diamond Coast, Inc. sought customer service representatives, managers and marketing representatives.

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