Hey friends, I've been in sales for over ten years in retail/ hospitality.
I'm focusing my efforts to make a switch into tech sales and id like to work for AWS.
I completed a tech sales bootcamp and have purchased a couple books on sales methodology, more so enhancing sales + active listening skills.
If anybody would be willing to chat! I'd love more insight on roles Within AWS tech sales.
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I currently work in a hybrid sales/marketing role. However, I would love more experience in marketing specifically so I can move in to a marketing specific role. Does anyone have a suggestion of books or articles, podcasts, organizations to follow that will allow me to stay up to date on the latest trends but also help prepare for a marketing centric role? Thank you
Hi lady fishies, what do you guys do when you have a book as a goal? Read it on company time? But I feel I don't have that time. Also, have any sales books with woman authors to recommend. Can't stomach any more men than required right now.
I believe improving one’s sales conversion rate is something everyone want to improve but no one wants to admit they would like to work it. Funny how lawyers will spend thousands on seminars to improve trial skills. But this topic is not discussed in our profession. I have read books in sales. But am unable to find any for lawyers. I want convert every lead I can. Does anyone have tips, books, cle’s or studied this topic?
Getting more involved with selling projects - any recommendations for books to read to develop sales skills? I just read How to Win Friends & Influence People and found it really helpful
How to be good at Sales and have a charismatic personality?
Any words of wisdom? Any great books to read? Any other recommendations?
Good books on corporate sales strategy
Hi Sharks, This is probably the third time I am posting this. I hope someone will reply this time.
I am currently business analyst with total exp of 11 years. 9 years into sales last 2 years into Business Analyst. I want to move to product management. How can I start preparing for the same. What all books or certification required. I have exp in Jira, BRD, little bit of SQL. My domain is banking and finance. Please help. I want to get into companies like Adobe Atlassian Google Amazon .
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?
Anyone have a consulting services sales training they recommend taking? Or books to read?
Starting to get more involved in the project sales process - any recommendations for books or resources to develop skills in this area?
Transitioning from line of business familiarity (understanding financial statements) to... real(?) Finance (bonds and cap markets and other debt sales) any advice on books or resources to learn really from step 0?
Fishes, looking for recommendations on growing business development and sales skills. Finding and growing pipelines, establishing marketing materials, closing sales, and similar for services. I have on the job experience within consulting but never any formal training or education. Entering a new role where I'll need to build organizational capabilities from scratch. Any recommendations on programs, certificates, courses, books, or other similar ideas would be greatly appreciated. TIA!
Anyone have a recommendation for books or resources on upping my sales game? Open to in person class, online class, books, etc!
Anyone in sales/finance have any tips on overcoming the nerves when pitching and presenting to clients? Would love to hear some of your practices and/or books to read to foster personal sales growth.
Do people generally edit their tiktoks in the app or with another video editing app? I'm just starting out and want to make cool vids 😎
"The individual who persecutes another because he is not of the same opinion is nothing less than a monster" Voltaire
Anyone else nostalgic about the 1st gen UK Bhangra remixes (early 2000s) ? E.g https://youtu.be/kzcX6Fm3p08
I am looking for an endocrinologist in Chicago downtown. Please recommend who has benefitted. Thyroid issues has been creating havoc in my life 😪
Every time I check a post in this bowl I think my phone broke. Takes me a few sec to remember the "broken" part on top is because of the white text on the white shopping cart background.
Insight Sourcing Group Consulting Analyst or Deloitte Business Tech Analyst (core not usdc) Goal is to do more strategy work. Overall thoughts.
Has anyone taken ACAMS Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS)? Any comments/ reviews? How has it enhanced your employability? Why did you take the CGSS?
My wfh setup. I don’t know if I chose the wrong career being a consultant or should’ve been a pro gamer streaming videos on YouTube/Twitch. I spend way too much on computer and ergonomic hardware 💸💸💸
Can we use digitally signed rent receipts for ipsf? Like my flat owner will digitally sign the deloitte provided rent receipt format. Will that be OK?
Trying to get a sense of what typical hours are like at different consulting firms in Dubai. Want to see what time you start and close each day, if you get breaks besides lunch and dinner, early closing on Fridays, etc. Is it vastly different at different levels within your companies? Any insight is appreciated 🙏
Hi ladies, wanted to share an opportunity! My company, Anthology or also formerly known as Blackboard, is hiring for different roles and I'm looking to help them assist the hiring process. We have a referral program, and I'm interested in speaking to candidates who are on the job market and looking to work in EdTech about positions. I'm in marketing but there are positions in all departments available right now. If you think this applies to you, please reach out!
“Looking for candidates who appreciate female empowerment and have a passion for diverse representation within advertising”
That’s not to even subtle. Could have just said white dudes don’t bother.
Any insight on Fragomen?
So I talked to a recruiter about a role and told them my salary range of 90-95. They said the salary was a little high would I like to proceed. I said yea, if an offer was extended we could work
Me getting a promotion: should I negotiate? How do I negotiate? What if they say no?
Male coworker who is more junior, did not get a promotion: I am absolutely going to ask for a raise.
Looking for anyone who’s experienced issues with merging two families together where there are varying levels of conservatism (religion, culture, women’s roles). I’m Indian-American coming from a liberal feminist family, he’s Indian coming from a more traditional family. We have our differences (no where near as much), but talk it through and make sure to hear the other person out. Our mothers on the other hand are two very outspoken women who come from very different mindsets.
I have had interview with Deloitte last Wednesday and I have been told that we will discuss and HR will tell you final decision in few days.
Should I wait for few more days or should I sent them follow up email ?
Does anyone have insight on big tech in-house recruiting timelines? Seems COVID slowed them down significantly, but not sure by how much. Thanks!
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Any good rec’s on what to read to get up to speed on different sell side desks and how they interact with buyside trading desks? Books/blogs/papers etc looking for anything I can get my hands on
Who here made it from valuations to trading?
Considering a move from institutional to retail after 20+ years, any thoughts or advice from anyone that's made the change?
Hey gang. I’m a forex trader. No series 6 or 7 license. I’ve been kicking around some ideas like privately managing offshore forex accounts for select clientele for a percentage of profits, etc.
What obstacles or legal issues should I be aware of, if any? Thanks!
What do you think about cash equity sales positions?
What are your thoughts about this job?
When moving from one Trading role to another Trading role at a different bank. How likely is it that during the 1 month notice period, this will be required to be taken as gardening leave ( away from the office), are there regulations requiring this? The new role would be very very commercially similar.
If there's a key person dependency can they require someone to work during the notice period (1 month)
All advice or opinions I would welcome
As we head further into Q3, and GDP/earnings/etc have come out, what sectors and asset classes are you watching?
What is the market level for base salary for IB Associates by year? Appreciate any help as I’m negotiating my offer.
Anyone here in MBS sales and trading?
Does your desk/strategy lean more towards the discretionary or systematic side of the spectrum?
I'm moving soon from FIC sales to fixed income research at a bank. Have any of you done a similar move? My end-goal is to be a PM on the buyside.
Despite great performance in rates and equity vol, anyone else think they are getting no bonus for the next 2 years?
Any leaving banks due to crap bonuses?
What strategies are you using to navigate the expected high volatility of election season?
How applicable are physical trading skills to an equities trading floor. I am looking to make a transition.
Looking for advice: if someone didn’t start out in sales or trading out of college - what should they do to prepare for either function?
Anyone here with graduate degrees and/or certifications such as the CFA? Did it help you break into your role? Are they useful in your current role?
How much do you find yourself leveraging tech skills in your current role? What languages and technologies are you working with?
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