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Acquisition Advice for SDR?

Need some advice here savages. Today, my company got acquired. Not a direct competitor to us but a company that'll roll us into their line of products. Management has told us, that as part of the deal, everyone gets to keep their jobs. The acquisition will be complete sometime in July.


I've only been at this company for 3 months as an SDR so I'm nervous about the change. Not sure what comes next, but if anybody has been through this and can provide advice, it'd be much appreciated!

Start updating my resume?
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poweredbycaffeine
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Bean Juice Drinker | Sales Savant
I survived 18 months post acquisition as a BDR at my first start-up. Was promoted to a MM AE role about 6 months in, then decided to move back into smaller start-ups again. It's an opportunity to see how a company can scale, so I'd stick it out and learn from the experience!
JoeRogasm
Politicker
+4
Sales Development Rep
Thank you for sharing your experience! Yeah, I'll definitely be sticking it out for now. Just got nervous with the news.ย 
CuriousFox
WR Officer
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Needer of Life Alert
Update your resume yes but stick it out. You could be promoted or you could be let go with a small severance. I'd stick it out and see what happens.
JoeRogasm
Politicker
+4
Sales Development Rep
Will do. Thank you for your advice!
CuriousFox
WR Officer
+11
Needer of Life Alert
Happy to help!
SalesCurmudgeon
Opinionated
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AE
Update the resume and stick it out as best you can. I was in the same boat a few years back, somehow got a raise and moved to an AE role within a year. Lasted another 4 before they sunset the software. Others on my team we not as lucky. Good luck!ย 
JoeRogasm
Politicker
+4
Sales Development Rep
Thank you for sharing your story! Hopefully it goes as well for me as it did for you.ย 
CaneWolf
Politicker
+12
Call me what you want, just sign the damn contract
I would argue that your resume should generally be updated every quarter when you're more junior (and not stored on your work laptop). There's no need to rush. SDRs in general are easy to roll over and they could easily reassign you. And on the off-chance your head gets lopped off, you won't have much trouble finding a new gig.

TL;DR You're fine, stay.
JoeRogasm
Politicker
+4
Sales Development Rep
Awesome. Thank you for your advice!ย 
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