Whether you're fresh out of college or looking for a career change, technology sales is a fantastic option that can be full of reward if you're willing to learn fast and put in the time. Turbonomic offers a great sales development program, where you start as an "SDR" and over time, progress into an Account Executive role.
Following up on part one of our two part Q&A with our Technical Recruiters talking about engineering, we dive into deeper questions regarding the interview process. Also in part two, Nick and Adam touch on emerging trends, our founders and more. If you missed part one, check it out here.
People ask me quite often how I evaluate talent. And yes, I do evaluate talent. Gone are the days of recruiters that double as HR generalists and conduct “phone screens” that consist solely of questions like “are you able to commute to our office location?” and “what is your salary expectation?” My job (in the early stages of the interview process) is to assess the candidate I’m speaking with to ensure that interviews equate to time well spent for a hiring manager.