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How Knowing Yourself Can Fuel Career Advancement       

Everyone has a different view of self-advocacy as it relates to career advancement. Even over the course of my own career, my approach to advocating for myself has evolved. Toward the beginning of my career, I primarily focused on building skills and learning as much as possible. Eventually, this approach facilitated the competency, maturity, and …

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Q&A with Carly Laniado: Job Searching During COVID-19

Hi, I’m Carly! I run global recruiting at Movable Ink, one of the fastest-growing Mar-Tech SaaS platforms in the US. Movable Ink disrupted the traditional email marketing model by inventing open-time personalization. As Director of Recruiting, I oversee an amazing team of recruiters and manage my own load of roles that tend to fall under …

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How Successful Female Entrepreneurs Raise Funding

WISE’s mission is to advance the careers of female sellers despite the lack of diversity and resources for women in sales organizations. While dedicated to building the next-generation of women sales leaders we also want to shine a spotlight on the women brave enough to start their own business. Just In 2019, 40% of female …

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Defeating Gender-Based Challenges in the Workplace

An increasing number of businesses are recognizing the skills and perspectives that women bring to sales. However, even in 2020 women still face gender-based challenges in the workplace. The good news is this: Even though you may face challenges, you can take affirmative steps to present yourself positively and set yourself up for career success. …

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How to Be a Self-learner in Sales

The best reps are always acquiring new sales skills and improving their existing ones. To succeed as a sales professional, it’s essential to establish a program for continued self-learning. Don’t wait for training opportunities to arise at work—you need to pursue your own. There are many ways to acquire new sales skills: books, podcasts, online …

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How to Succeed in Your New Sales Management Role

Congratulations—you’re a sales manager! To succeed in your new role, you’ll have to draw on a different set of skills than when you were an individual contributor. As a salesperson, one of your main goals was to crush your sales numbers. Now that you’re in a sales management position, it’s your responsibility to lead your …

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How to Successfully Transition into Enterprise Sales

There are different dynamics between selling to SMBs and selling to mid-sized and enterprise companies. Although the skills you’ve gained selling to SMBs will help you make the transition to enterprise sales, there are new skills you must acquire. Enterprise deal cycles are significantly longer, require approval from multiple stakeholders, and are more complex from …

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