Hi everyone! I’m a young CPA, relocating to Raleigh. I made the decision to transition into sales after realizing that I want to bring more fun into my career. I’m currently reading sales books, watching Keenan’s YouTube channel, and learning all I can. I’m relentlessly applying for SDR positions but I’m having trouble landing interviews (been applying through LinkedIn). I would appreciate advice from anyone who transitioned from another industry into sales. How did you break the barrier?

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Aim lower, tell your story in a way on your resume that is a unique value proposition. I joined a tech staffing firm, framing my industry experience as a way to connect with clients in that industry. They mostly hired kids fresh out of college and I took a huge pay cut, but it got my foot in the door. It was basically like a wolf of wallstreet type culture, but working at a place like that teaches you how to sell, although it is easy to burn out. Within a few years I have increased my TC by about 10x, which nearly doubled the most I ever made in my previous industry...

Hope this helps, and good luck!

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I did something similar a year ago, came from big 4, transitioned into a pre-sales solution engineer role. If there are any software experience in your current role, I’d recommend applying for similar roles at those companies as they value user experience from a storytelling perspective

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Have you thought about sales working for a company like Workiva, Sage or another accounting or SEC SOX reporting software? I would try to leverage your CPA in your next opportunity.

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Make it a numbers game. PM me.

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