Break Into Software Sales

Learn an uncommon shortcut and the basic sales skills needed to easily land entry level software sales interviews
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How to land an entry level sales interview with a tech/software company in the United States.
The basic sales skills you would learn in a sales internship to prove you're worth an interview.
Why you rarely hear back when you apply via career and company websites, and how to get a much higher response and interview rate.
What hiring managers are looking for in an ideal candidate, and how to give them exactly what they want.
Read the requirements carefully, please. I don't want to waste your time.

Requirements

  • You MUST be a college graduate from the USA or another English-native speaking country. A native-level mastery of written and verbal English is NECESSARY.
  • You MUST be in a native-English speaking country (UK, USA, Australia, etc) because those tend to have the demand for these types of jobs and the highest salaries as well.

Description

***** This course is now FREE. Also, I'm no longer supporting this course because of my new duties as CEO. Please do not expect answers to your questions, although I suppose it never hurts to try ***** 

It can be hard to land an interview in the tech world. Especially if your resume isn't "relevant" by conventional means. If you have a low GPA, no sales internships, or heck, any sales experience, it can seem downright  impossible to get a call back after submitting 1947 resumes through job sites. That's why I created this course. 

In it, you'll learn basic sales skills commonly used at tech companies. Skills that would be taught to you in an internship, but never in a college class. You'll also learn how someone hiring for salespeople thinks and how to give it to them on a silver platter. I have a history of being a top performing salesperson and hiring was very important to me so I know exactly what hiring managers are looking for. 

You should be able to land an interview in 1-2 weeks if you watch all the videos and apply all the concepts and exercises.

This course will teach you:

  • Why sending in your resume is a terrible way to get an interview, and how to take a little known shortcut. 

  • Basic sales skills. Having these skills will get you a better chance of interviewing than Ivy League candidates with no experience.

  • How to frame your limited experience in a way that gets managers excited to give you an interview.

You'll be able to get an interview for an entry level sales position at a tech company after completion of this course. No experience necessary.

Who this course is for:

  • Smart and hard working people who want to take the first step towards earning six figures a year as salesmen. (I earned $300,000+ in 2016) 

  • People who are looking to switch professions/industries into the lucrative technology field. Success in previous roles a big plus but not necessary. Experience dealing with customers a plus but again, not necessary.

  • Recent graduates who have been involved with extracurricular activities. Clubs, meetups, sports teams, running a small side business, etc.

  • Non-tech salespeople looking to break in to tech.

Who this course is NOT for:

  • People who do not have a strong grasp of written and spoken English. Communication in sales is very important and it's out of my realm of expertise to teach it to you.

  • Recent graduates who literally just went to class, partied, and watched YouTube videos. You gotta give me something to work with on your resume, even if it's just a hobby or a organizing a meetup group.

  • People who have been unemployed for 1.5+ years. Resume gaps are hard for me to help with. This is workable if the gap was intentional, ie: kid, traveling, etc. but not if you've just been totally unemployable. 

  • Lazy people. There is homework involved in this course and you must do the work to succeed.

Who this course is for:

  • Someone who is hard working and driven, but might not have the most applicable experience or strong GPA.

Course content

7 sections21 lectures1h 33m total length
  • An Overview Of The Entry Level Sales Job
    04:05
  • Earnings Potential In Entry Level Sales And Beyond
    07:46

Instructor

Software Sales Professional
Darius Tan
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 153 Reviews
  • 4,727 Students
  • 1 Course

I want to share how to get entry level sales jobs because sales has been great to me. The work life balance is great - I work on average 40 hours a week, which gives me time to spend on the ones I love and hobbies.

It also doesn't hurt that in 2016, I made just over $300,000. The money has given me the freedom to support my mom and dad while letting me travel the world with no worries. Moving forward, I see myself conservatively making $200,000/yr. I hope that I can start a couple of you on that path as well. 

Career highlights:
- I've closed enterprise companies like Apple, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yahoo
- I've closed deals worth over $1,000,000
- At my last 2 large company sales jobs, I was ranked #1/10 and #3/18