Undergraduate Blog / Author: Sumer Sen

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Ways to Take Initiative at a Startup

One of the biggest benefits of working at a startup is the large amount of responsibility you can get. Unlike at corporate companies, interns at early-stage startups usually have direct access to company leadership, work on a variety of projects, and produce work that has a direct impact on company culture/performance. The structure of early-stage…

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5 Ways to Increase Productivity During the Pandemic

As college students living and learning remotely during this Pandemic, one of our biggest challenges can be staying focused and motivated. Whether it be online classes, extracurricular involvements or work related activities, being isolated due to social distancing guidelines has changed what it means and feels like to be a “student.” The COVID pandemic has…

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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…

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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…