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What type of sales training did you receive as a new hire?

When you were hired, did they provide sales training or product training?


My sales training has been self administered via books and podcasts. Iโ€™ll be scouring this site for as much info as possible.


Just got accepted here today so if this has already been discussed, Iโ€™ll have to learn to search the site better.

๐Ÿ˜Ž Sales Skills
โœˆ๏ธ Onboarding
๐Ÿ’ก Education/Resources
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Ryscott0317
Politicker
+4
Territory Manager
Unfortunately it was very minimal training and a lot of โ€œmake sure to ask a lot of questionsโ€ (meaning throughout my tenure, not just while in training) which isnโ€™t always the best approach.ย 
JuicyKlay
Politicker
+9
AM
I had a 1:1 with someone from the product team and that was it. I would recommend you keep reading your books and listening to podcasts.
SalesSponge
Account Manager of Machine Tools
Definitely more reliable than non-sales people in my company telling me how to make sales.ย 
Chep
WR Officer
+10
Business Development Team Lead
They provided both which was great. Trained us on how to sell by using the product we sell.
Kiona
Opinionated
+2
Head of Business Development
I was given a few leads and told to dive in. I hit quota that quarter and the next 6 consecutively.ย 
SalesSponge
Account Manager of Machine Tools
Thatโ€™s awesome! I closed my first real lead. Working on my second real lead now. All my other opportunities have come from cold calls.ย 

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Salespreuner
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+11
Regional Sales Director
Leads, product and service trainings. Happy that I hit the targets
MMMGood
Celebrated Contributor
+10
Senior Account Executive
The last two companies I've worked for utilize the Force Management sales training. Additionally we had an immersion week for product training that was a combo of self-guided modules and in-person training with a SME.
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