How important is having a bachelors degree for a career in sales? I’m a 22yo/M and have been in sales for almost two years. I took a break from Uni during Covid because I lost funding for school, so i ended up getting a entry level sales job and working my ass off since then. Changed jobs twice now and am starting my new position as a software account executive and will end the year breaking six figures, but my parents keep pushing me to go back to school. What should I do? Any advice would help

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Anyone in the EdTech field? Previous role was roughly 4 years as an enrollment advisor for an EdTech OPM. Looking to stay in Higher Ed or K-12 sales. Looking to see if there are any referrals that could be made as I would love to stick with a sales role. Any SDR, BDR, AE roles would be greatly appreciated.

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Looking for a position in tech software sales. I have been working as a account executive, team leader & sales manager in the past 10 years. Most recently worked in the digital twin industry. Looking for my next opportunity.

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Need a understanding of what salary should i draw based on the current role and the future role offered…. Current job Sales developement Representative- 4 ctc. Next role Account executive - what should be the salary slab as per market standards.

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Hey, looking to move into a Account Executive role at Toast. I have been working in Direct D2D sales for a major telecommunications company for coming up on 3 years. I need growth so I want to move into B2B. If you work at toast, can you please let me use you as a referral? Thanks!

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Currently at a Startup SaaS company where I’ve already been promoted from an Enterprise BDR to an ISR. My goal is to eventually grow into an SE, to bridge my coding and sales skills. My VP of Sales and I were discussing career progression acknowledging I’m keen on getting there, but I have to fill my experience gap. So I have been told I can move into either an AE role or CSM this year, so my question is, which role, in your opinion, would best serve me on the way to my goal to become an SE?

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Hey! I’m looking to apply to be a account executive for new business sales at google. Is there anyone that’s currently in that role or works at google that’s open for a discussion or recommendation.

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Looking to land an Account Executive position with Salesforce or HubSpot! I Have 7+Years of Sales experience always while always exceeding Quotas. I also have 4 years of Salesforce experience! I have applied for over 7 positions in the last month or so. Anyone have recommendations to landing an interview with them?

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My company is going to shift me from a base + comm to a base only. My boss explained it as the base will be much higher. I manage a BDR team and am currently making 65k base + uncapped comm from AE deals and when the team hits quarterly numbers. About a year and a half ago I was getting ready to leave for a senior bdr position that was going to pay 100k a year and my current company counter offered me and I stayed. I like my job but am I getting a short end of the stick by going to base only?

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Nearly a year in on a shrinking SDR team.
I am finding it increasingly unlikely that I'll be able to get off this team over to MM AE until the empty seats have been filled and brought up to speed.
At this point a move sideways into an AE role elsewhere is looking better and better.

Should I be patient or just take the leap?
Any tips on best positioning that in an interview?

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An IDEAL JOB for a working mom who needs flex and fewer hrs.
Specs: Skilled (5+ yrs) account person, approx 25hrs/wk, job flexibility and option to work remotely. Sixième Son is a global Sonic Branding agency. We're looking for an AE to support account and project management functions for our US offices. Working closely with Sr. Management, this position will act as a liaison between clients & agency teams in the US, Canada and Paris. Interested? email d.todorovic@sixiemeson.com

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Anyone work as an enterprise account executive? I’d like to DM someone to get a feel for the role. And what it’s like. Thanks guys.

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How do you get an interview at Salesforce? I’ve been applying for 3 years with no luck to be an account executive. I’ve heard most people only get hired through a referral. Is this true? How does anyone make connections to someone there? Thanks guys

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Anyone have insight into the AWS Associate Account executive role? Scope on the job function and possible TC for those who are currently in the role?

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Hello! I am thinking about switching from SMB IT sales to an Account Executive role at AIM. Any fish on this bowl that can comment on their experience as an AE at AIM or similar consulting firms? I want to know what I may be getting myself into.

This company I am interviewing with is not proposing a base salary and an OTE. They are asking me to create it and I really need guidance here. It’s an AE role in medical SaaS sales for orthopedics surgery. What do I need to ask? So far I know that they cover medical insurance, there is no 401k, and there are private company stock options. It’s mainly inside sales with maybe 10% travel.

My thought was 75k base and 110k OTE. But they are saying to lower the base and increase OTE.

Just finished an interview for an AE role at a high-growth SaaS organization.

The interviewer told me that their quotas are very high - barely any of their sales reps hit quota YoY. They mentioned, “goals are high to push our reps. hence our YoY growth”

Is this a red flag?

Keep seeing sales rep and AE roles for various consulting firms (Deloitte / KPMG / Accn). What exactly are you doing in this position? Cold calling and selling project and firm offerings to various clients? Working with partners to generate leads?

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How many rounds of interviews are normal for a small, independent agency? I’m in the process of interviewing for an associate account executive (entry level) position if that helps! I’ve had a phone screen and one virtual interview with the co-founders so far.

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Anyone know of South Florida PR agencies (or in house positions) hiring at AE level? Or any fully remote AE positions?

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Is an AE position at Accenture decent? Anyone work there as an AE?

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Hi Everyone,

In April joined a Product Company as an Account Executive (sales role) and was asked to work on a new product which does not have product -market fit. Tema has also started resigning.

Will it be a right choice to move to a grown organization with a mature product? Or it can impact my career due to such short span ?

Can anyone please guide me?

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Looking for an AE role. I’m interviewing internally at SF and other companies within the SF org but curious to interview outside the company as well.

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Thoughts on moving to a different agency from current agency?

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Working in Japan? As an expert role.
Not speaking japanese and little bit questioning the WLB, need to admit I am curious and interested by the experience.

Any feedback, red flag?

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Just joined a new consulting firm (after being laid off from the last one due to “poor performance”), and I’m being staffed conditionally on my first project. Manager has so far has given me pretty light / easy PMO work and asked me to make a few slides here and there, but generally it’s work below the level I was hired for. I’m in the post-MBA role, so want to make sure I’m meeting those expectations early on. Any advice on how to go about this and get more responsibility?

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Job opportunity (mgr title, 4-6 yr exp needed) in Internal Audit (w/ data analytics exposure) at one of the largest private companies in Chicago. I interviewed with them (director and vp) till last round and decided to pursue a different opportunity. Great and caring people who seems to support what you wanna do at this position. Since it’s private there is a lot of room to create and build from the best practice. lmk if you are interested or know someone needs help. Thanks!

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MD wanting to break into consulting. Applied to McK via referral 2 weeks ago, still waiting to pass resume screening. Need partner on how to start intense preparation. Done MConsulting prep YouTube videos, cases on McK website and found fishbowl in process of finding direction (joined today) but still feeling lost on direction to really prepare. Any one in similar boat want to connect and work through together? Thank you!

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Hi There, I’m a Sr freelance Digital PM/Producer based out of Toronto. I figure with remote work being the norm now, there would be more opportunity to collaborate with US agencies. Has anyone had the experience of doing this? I know some agencies have strict hiring protocol but I am incorporated. Any advice would help! Thank you

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Currently interviewing for McKinsey and looking for anyone that would be interested in practicing McKinsey style case interviews (Interviewing for Senior Analyst Position)

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I accepted a huge promotional offer to a manager role in industry. So I am leaving big4 as a senior. My background check just came through and somehow they have my big4 salary listed, even though I’m 99% sure I checked the box they couldn’t contact my employer. Could the company take back my offer for something lower?

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My current role is being cut due to client's budgets getting absolutely demolished from Coronavirus - potential relo for a new position but not sure work/client is what I want to do? Is it better cont

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