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Shitty politics

It seems as if the tech sales politics occur more with wfh then they do in office. My company recently hired a bunch of folks from a failing company, and continue to hire more and more crappy employees. Anyone else coming across this? And how, rather than just laying down and submitting to poor leadership, do you stay focused on yourself and your career growth?

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Blackswan
Sales Manager
What happens is that they hire one person who refers in a lot of people who are similar to them and suddenly you have a new micro culture. This is also accelerated by the fact that it is very hard to find people right now
SteveMadden
Opinionated
+4
Sales Exec
This is exactly where the problem lies. Micro cultures that have brought on increasingly bad politics throughout management and reps. Just had an interview with someone who the entire team gave a thumbs down. Manager on the call stated "the person who referred them speaks very highly and we have to push them to the next stage" - that person was a new sales manager that worked at the same company... smh


LordBusiness
Politicker
+7
Chief Revenue Officer
Hiring a bunch of people from a failing company - consider me crazy, but this doesn't sound like a great strategic move for the business?ย 
BlueJays2591
Politicker
+6
Business Development Manager
I agree. Companies usually fail from top leadership issues, not BDRs. if BDRs are causing your company to fail, there is a huge issue. good way to scoop up talent quickly
SteveMadden
Opinionated
+4
Sales Exec
Both great points. But what has happened is what @Blackswanย said below.ย 
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