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5 Considerations when Rejecting Candidates and Saving your Brand

As CEO of Always Hired I act as a hiring manager for a number of roles we fill. As such, it is inevitable that I am going to reject most of the candidates that come in. It’s not pretty, it’s not fun, but a key to remember is that it is not personal.

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From Lyft to Tech Sales — Thanks Always Hired

I wanted to break into tech sales but wasn’t exactly sure how. One day while driving Lyft in San Francisco, Gabe Moncayo — CEO of Always Hired tech sales bootcamp — happened to be one of my passengers. At the end of our ride, he referred me to the program. Boom! An opportunity to pivot into tech sales. What would you do if you were hungry for a challenge and a solid...

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My Summer with Always Hired

I began my Events & Partnership internship with Always Hired in May of this year. Here are four (important) things I have learned so far:

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The SDR 9-to-5

What does a typical day look like for an SDR?

For anyone looking to break into the technology industry, there remains two entry points: engineering and sales.

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Sales Leader Interviews: Ralph Barsi (Part 2)

In his previous post, Ralph discussed the case for hiring candidates with and without university degrees. Here he discusses key areas when candidates are looking at hiring companies.

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What “The Internship” taught me about sales (p.s. it’s a movie)

Lately, people have been focusing on hard skills. That’s great because it’s something tangible that you can measure.

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Always Hired’s Sales Ops Happy Hour Series

Last Thursday marked the 5th installment of Always Hired’s SF Sales Ops Happy Hour event series. This most recent installment was held at Salesforce with featured speakers from Salesforce, Yelp, and Shape Security.

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Going from 0 to 60 with elastic beanstalk

Always Hired is in a position familiar to many in the tech industry. We have a product people find valuable, they are telling their friends, and interest in our product is increasing rapidly. Our computational infrastructure needs to keep up with growing demand. To solve this problem, we employ elastic beanstalk.

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Digging for Sales Gold

Sometimes the things that seem so basic and obvious are the most overlooked. I’m often asked about what it takes to succeed in sales, in business.

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Sales Leader Interviews: Ralph Barsi (Part 1)

The Who: Ralph is the Senior Director, Global Demand Center for ServiceNow (ServiceNow's worldwide sales development organization). Ralph is responsible for all teams located in APJ, the US, LATAM, and EMEA territories.

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