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I've worked for two companies in my 20 year career, and went for a very specific role when I joined Microsoft. I'm now facing the reality of needing to explore other opportunities, and I haven't a clue where to start or what the best practices are for job hunting. Any and all advice is welcome. If there is a bowl for this, please point me in that direction.

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solar sales consulting. inbound sales roles pay a thousand dollars in commission per deal you close. if you can generate your own leads via door to door canvasing or online marketing the pay jumps up to $7k per deal

Are you in sales form MSFT? What do you want to do? Having an idea will help open up opportunities

Are you currently in a sales role at Microsoft?

I am in sales, a generalist, with a heavy focus on our Modern Work stack, though I also can talk up Azure and Power Platform proficiently. I am still in role for the time being, so I prefer to remain a tad ambiguous publicly. At this point keeping a roof over our heads is the priority, so I will leverage my strengths where at all possible, though I am open to rethinking everything if a sensible opportunity comes up.

Absolutely, I am open to exploring any opportunity that makes sense, and great suggestion. I'll have my eyes open for this very type role, initial searches aren't coming up with much, nothing worth applying to at least. Yesterday was literally my first day browsing the career posting sites, so I can't expect to find the perfect role just yet.

Hello. I can talk to you and give you some pointers. I recently got a new job and have worked for a few major corporations. I’ll DM you.

Well the awesome thing is coming from Microsoft you are at a huge advantage

You might want to look into the consulting bowl

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