Hi! I’ve been in implementation consulting for the last couple years but am really interested in pivoting into an SE role. Got decently far with one tech company but ultimately rejected for lack of sales experience. Any advice on breaking into the role without direct background?

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Do Sales where you are and then move.

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Study and understand the sales development life cycle. Know where you can drive value in each step (I.e. value & solution selling). Read about sales methodologies like MEDDPICC, SPIN, NEAT, SNAP. Be able to speak to these and tie in your existing experience of working with customers, identifying pain points, and pushing for adoption drivers. Those are all relevant skills.

Sometimes you’ve gotta just be able to talk the talk in Sales. You don’t need to be in a sales role; but you need to know how to speak and work with customers, and you have that already.

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I went from Implementation to SE at my current company. It’s worth noting I started as an SDR and had some sales experience. The thing that made me stand out was I learned all the technical aspects of the product and made sure everyone internally knew that I was the go to person for technical questions.

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