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Business Development Managers and Directors

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You can learn more about this career by reading books such as Business Development For Dummies, by Anna Kennedy (For Dummies, 2015). Talk to business development directors and managers about their careers. Ask them for tips on what to do in college to prepare for the career, how to break into the field, and what a typical day is like on the job. Join business and sales clubs in high school and college to learn about business practices and to start building your professional network. Obtain a part-time sales job to develop your sales skills and experience working with others.

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