Buying career paths involve purchasing goods and services needed by others.
Typical job titles for people who choose buying career paths include:
- purchasing agent
Buying careers are generally available in all organizations. In some cases, buyers purchase items that the public will in turn purchase. In other cases, buyers purchase items to be used by the organization itself.
There are few specialized courses of study that lead directly to buying careers; however, there are many general educational programs that prepare a person for a buying career.
People in buying careers need to be able to:
- use information resources
- make decisions