Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Sales

Fast Environment, Slow Results

People tend to associate start-ups with fast-paced environments. From experience, I can tell you that this is true. One week, you’ll just be sitting around hoping someone knocks on your doors. The next, you’re struggling to balance four projects running simultaneously in your sales pipeline with very tight deadlines. Every week, I set goals for…

You Can’t Manage until You’ve Done the Job Yourself

Have you ever been assigned a tedious task that could’ve been done differently? Have you ever been given projects for which the deadlines were just unreasonable? Well, if so, then best believe your managers have never done the jobs themselves. You need to be in the field to know how things can be optimized. You…

Stepping into the Entertainment and Media World

I’ve always had my eye on the entertainment and media industry, whether it’s because I grew up binging Keeping Up with the Kardashians or re-watching Bridesmaids multiple times. It’s an industry that not only cures my boredom at times, but brings me to the forefront of culture. My passion for this industry has led me…

Sumer Sen

How to write the perfect cold email

Cold emailing can be one of the most effective ways to create leads in sales. Writing cold emails has helped me start countless conversations with prospects at my sales/marketing internship with Fyrii, so I wanted to share some tips on how to improve your cold emails. Finding contacts:  Create an email list with contacts based…

Sumer Sen

Trying to sell something? Try LinkedIn!

As a student, I have used LinkedIn to display my resume, search for jobs, and keep up with my friends’ accomplishments. However, after working in the tech sales space at Fyrii, I’ve realized that LinkedIn’s true power lies in its massive community, and its ability to connect you with anyone. In software sales particularly, I’ve…

What You Need to Know Before Starting a Career In Real Estate

My journey into real estate started not that long ago in the summer of 2018, when I was required to take the Massachusetts Real Estate exam. In order to begin my internship at Boston City Properties, I had to have my Real Estate License in order to send, receive, and interact with clients entering the…

Time Management: Stay True, Stay You

Time management is being able to allocate your time effectively to spend on specific activities while also taking care of yourself. Done correctly, this would allow you to complete more, lower fatigue, and increase productivity. At LearnLux, there are always multiple projects that I have to juggle, which I find as a perk. I usually…

Back to The First Day of Work

I always wondered what changes should I made if I restart my job again. I must have a detailed understanding of each department’s functions, responsible person, and personnel composition in Hooli Home Inc. As a sale person, I should understand each colleague’s hobbies, personalities, preferences, etc. In this way, I can position myself accurately in…

Alisson Amaral

Adaptability and the sales process

This summer I have been having an amazing opportunity to intern back home at a startup focused on education. As I mentioned in the previous post, one of the main reasons that influenced me to choose a startup instead of a big corporation was the flexibility in the program. I was offered the opportunity to…

Miranda Ditmore

How Do You Know if the Jobs a Fit?

I never thought I would be in sales. My concentration is operations, and my work experience has been in marketing, management, nonprofits, service, and logistics. Just last summer I was looking into human resources or supply chain work, yet I’m currently in a sales internship that I really enjoy, at a company I can see…