Enterprise AE Resume Review / tech certs

New / Biz Dev EqTf60
Oct 22 6 Comments

seeing if there are any folks gracious enough to take a look at my resume and offer advice to transition. Been working in a small Saas niche and wanting to move to Microsoft. also wanting to know what certs i should get to help

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  • Amazon / Sales sooaa
    How complex is your SaaS?

    Average Contract Value?

    Sales Cycle Length?

    5 years experience wouldn’t get you a mid-market closing role at AWS unless you had insanely good numbers from a complex tech sales field. Enterprise closing role you would need 10-20+ years
    Oct 22 2
    • New / Biz Dev EqTf60
      OP
      Not too complex. Avg value $30k. Sales cycle 6-9 months
      Oct 22
    • Amazon / Sales sooaa
      Got it. I don’t know how MS sales roles look but the AWS equivalency would place you entry level or slightly above (still L4)
      Oct 23
  • Microsoft g-ah-leigh
    Certs are irrelevant for commercial AEs. Look at the smc space as a way to get in if you don't have enterprise exp
    Oct 22 2
    • New / Biz Dev EqTf60
      OP
      I have 5 YOE Enterprise Sales
      Oct 22
    • New / Biz Dev EqTf60
      OP
      I just can’t seem to get a response to my applications from MS recruiting. So I was hoping a cert might help.
      Oct 22

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