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Depends on how you plan to get hired. If you go the traditional route, which I say is akin to using stones and clubs in today's era, then you want your resume littered with keywords the HR departments of the large companies you're targeting are looking for. If you want to do something that will...

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Angellist is a good platform for startups, job finder and investor. I see there are lots of job opening there https://angel.co/jobs

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I've been selling to businesses my entire career. Getting into B2B sales is easy. Find a company that you like who sells to small business and find out who the sales leader is. Connect with them and ask for an appointment. Explain your desire to get into B2B sales. Explain that you'd like th...

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Every company is different in terms of how they handle the interview process, but when it comes to companies like Facebook and Google, I have heard that knowing current employees is a big help especially if they have worked with you before. Besides that, I would say their process is differently n...

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Carolyn's points are spot-on. Tactically speaking, I would suggest that you make contact with the recruiting partners at the top VCs. Greylock, a16z and others have partners specifically focused on helping their portfolio companies with recruiting. Cold calls and emails with a "I'm an entrepr...

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I don't think anyone would fault you for asking for more info that could help make you a better candidate. The sales team will definitely get you up and running the fastest. If you think something in your current situation would make you think otherwise, we can hop on a call just to make sure i...

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Your best bet would be to connect with a few folks in the talent acquisition departments at each company on LinkedIn. Once you are connected, you can follow up with a kind note asking for more information on employment opportunities and advice on getting started in those organizations. They will ...

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Realize you're trying to make a sale here. Meaning that your first job is to Stand Out. If you don't stand out, you don't sell. Every competitor of yours has a portfolio. It sure helps if you have several prospects, but even if you only have one that's OK. I once had a company create a custom...

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It's great that you have a ton of experience in sales and business growth, and this will likely boost your credibility in many ways. However, startups are often looking to hire folks who can be extremely agile and switch to a new strategy as soon as they learn that the current one isn't working. ...

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This is a good route to take and the same one I took after leaving undergrad. An MBA is for the birds, anyways ;) First things first, take credit where credit is due! You're a founder now it sounds like, and you're working on your first MVP I'm guessing (hoping?) as well. At the very least, get...

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