I’m looking to transition into a CSM role and wondering if there are any tips or resources on how one does that from an entry level tech sales role. I was previously a private events manager and have about 7 years of management experience overall prior to pivoting into tech, where I feel like I gained a lot of transferable skills for the CS space. Appreciate the help I’m advance!
I know its none if my beeswax, but why do people wear their watches skintight? The crown is clearly digging into the skin. Why??
Anyone remember these ads?
Does anyone have any references for a resume guru? I’m looking to transition out of clinical roles and am looking for help on how to highlight transferable skills.
If your Home Healthcare Agency gets sold to a venture capital group, run, don’t walk away. Especially if you’re a manager.
Hey all, my company just posted a Lead Data Engineer role in the Quantitative Equity Investment Strategies group. If you're interested, lmk and I'll send you the link.
How’s the remote EA job search going for y’all? I keep getting rejections for “remote” jobs in my city and everywhere else and I’m not sure why. My resume is great (or at least I think it is) and has always gotten me lots of callbacks…until this year. I know I’m competing with hundreds of peeps vs the usual local folks, but sheesh!
Hi all, my first post here. What do y'all think of Google response to the pandemic? I've been pretty happy with it myself though I can think of potential improvement...
Can you still earn status under the old world requirements if you have not combined? Trying to see if I can score an extra year of plat before I combine but idk if stays will count now, merged or not.
At what point does it not make sense to buy/ build a bigger home? My husband dislikes our house immensely (was his with former wife) and wants to move. Only owes $180k on it, we’ve been together 6 years and thus I’d rather just remodel. It’s the only thing we disagree about - moving or staying. He doesn’t want to invest one more cent in this house.
Hellllo…. No pressure. I am a fish out of my bowl here seeking a bit of guidance and (emotional) support (half kidding.) My client was served as a defendant in a chapter 11. Any pointers on how to successfully answer/defend?
Creative Directors. I know we all like to piss & moan on here but I’d be interested to know what we all do as individuals to stay relevant and inspiring to our teams and clients as leaders.
How are all you juniors doing, surviving?
Is it a wrong time to make a switch now ?
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I’m expecting an offer for an Enterprise Azure Sales role at Microsoft. Any insight into their compensation structure? I’m currently making 160k base with a 320k OTE.
If I have to book 20 meetings a month, how many conversations do I need to be having a day ( email, LinkedIn, cold calls, dark social ) with a drop out rate at 20%.
MSFT or AWS? As Tech Pre Sales and why?
I’m new to Techsales. What skills should I be putting on my LinkedIn that fit an entry role?
Can anyone give any insight on what a strategy role is like. I’m currently in sales have been toying around with the idea of going into strategy because it seems a bit more interesting to me but what does a day to day actually look like for someone in strategy ?
I would like to make a change from a Big tech corporate to a smaller one and also in PRE IPO.
From Milan, Italy back to Dublin, Ireland
Currently base salary much lower than the market, growth opportunities never discussed after 1 year in current position.
The company is Fivetran what do you think?
Experience: 4th year in Big Tech Corporate
2 years in Demand Generation as BDR
2 years as Field Cloud Account Executive.
I am looking for greater impact and professional growth.
Hi all - I am a Sr. IT Internal Audit Consultant at a medium-size firm and I'm exploring Sales Engineer roles as a potential exit opportunity. I'm wondering if anyone else in this bowl has an IT Audit background and would be able to offer me advice on how to make the career switch.
Thanks for any advice/guidance you can provide!
Anyone work in IoT Sales Cisco? What is the comp like? Can’t find a definitive range online and wondering what avg base and performance looks like?!
What enterprise cloud salesperson makes more money in a year? A partner like Accenture or a direct seller at a company like Amazon or Microsoft? Does size of company matter? Are smaller partners making more?
Interviewed for a company today. The remuneration package $120k-$180k/year [Base + % of Commission = OTE] (50/50 spilt).
They’re asking for an expected salary, if my expected salary is $100k/year, comes out to $8.3k/month.
Based on the $180k and paymix of 50/50, that means $90k is the base salary which is lower than my expected - is this correct? If so, what should I do?
I’m in Sales, but brand new to tech sales. I had a resume person help me - gorgeous cover letter too that showcases my skills.
I keep getting rejected for lack of SaaS experience. What can I say or do to get my foot in the door? I am confident that I can crush it but not even getting past the gatekeeper at this point. It’s a blanket “ we need someone with experience” and I’m trying to not get discouraged.
What is the best way to get into tech sales. I am currently in a sales position but would like to move to the tech industry.
Has anyone been in the Vendition Sales Apprenticeship program? How many hours a week is it, and would it be possible to juggle another full-time position at the same time (remote)?
Are you hiring SDRs? Post your links or company names for all 100’s of sdrs who are looking for roles.
Should I transition to a tech sales job? Thoughts on risk vs reward? I am 34 yo, married with a baby incoming. I work at Google Cloud in solutions engineering (I help develop quantitative business cases with sales teams for customers). My cash base + bonus is $220k (going to ignore equity). I have an MBA from the University of Chicago, not that it matters much in sales. I have always been in a consulting role but I think I can make more in sales. I have a competitive personality and I am bored.
Has anyone made the move from vendor side to an existing client? A client I closed is hiring and I think I’d be a great fit. However, I know I need to navigate with care. I love the product I sell currently, but my company was acquired recently and comp plans changed. Any advice on doing this in a tactful way?
I am trying to move from my farming role back to an outbound prospecting position. I have a couple screening calls for some pretty awesome companies and I would love some pointers on how to beat the objection that I have only been in my farming role since June. How would you sell the fact you want to go back to SDR, I am sick and tired of non revenue generating activity and miss having a list to attack.
Anyone have any total earnings insight to Elavon? They mentioned a base of 70k the first year while you ramp up and a base of 50k after that. But the person in charge of hiring has said they have struggled to hire at that 50k base. Thinking I could push for 60-70k base but I am unsure about how much commission can be expected in the first couple years. Any insight would be helpful
Don’t assume that more likes and comments directly lead to sales. I’ve had posts with 20 likes that generated me more leads than a post with 100 likes.
Sales is a funny thing.
Big pipeline doesn’t mean more revenue.
Accurate pipeline does
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