Women in Sales

work-life balance

Eight Work-Life Balance Hacks of a Traveling Saleswoman

I lead a global Sales and Client Services team that is predominantly based in New York. I live in Atlanta. Not surprising, I travel A LOT – usually three to four days every week. As a wife and mother of three children under 11, I’ve spent the past several years living the work-life balance struggles …

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How To Find And Benefit From A Sales Mentor

Mentorship is essential to advancement in sales, but many junior salespeople don’t know how to find a mentor and receive real value from the relationship. Fortunately, there are best practices for mentorship. Follow these eight guidelines to become a stellar mentee and advance your career: 1. Figure out what you need help with and identify …

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12 Empowering Lessons from a Life in Sales

I was lucky enough to fall into sales in my early career, but it doesn’t always work that way. My career in sales began in media, running advocacy campaigns surrounding education, healthcare, lifestyle, technology and philanthropic topics. Collaborating with industry thought leaders for content and selling advertising space to brands that supported the initiatives was …

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6 Easy Ways to Look for Intangible Qualities While Interviewing

Salespeople love numbers, period. So why is it that sales leaders often credit their gut when determining if someone will be a great hire? We interview salespeople differently depending on role, experience and skillset, but how do we read in between the lines of a resume? I’ve worked with startups of all stages to help …

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The Advantages of Being a Female Seller

Women in sales hear a lot about the disadvantages faced by women in this male-dominated field. But it’s important to remember that women in sales also enjoy several advantages. At CloserIQ’s first Women in Sales Quarterly forum, three female sales leaders talked about their experiences. They explained that women in sales actually have several major …

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