Sales representatives, also referred to as salespeople, promote products and services to retailers and wholesalers, and offer a consulting service that aims to increase sales. They negotiate terms, draw up sales contracts, calculate discounts, sale prices, profit margins, etc. As part of their duties, they may be required to provide after-sales service. This is a stimulating occupation that requires communication and leadership skills and the ability to work under pressure. A career as a sales representative is suitable for self-reliant, outgoing and courteous people.