Upcoming Seminars

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School16 is an education program designed to help you understand the types of jobs in tech that are the best fit for you, what's currently in high demand, how each role functions, and what skills you need to develop to land a fulfilling job in this sector. In addition to our 8 week Technology Career Acceleration program, each week we also feature free seminars with expert speakers that provide unique insight into their background and area of expertise.

How a Sales Training Leader Develops Talent at Companies Like Amazon

Upcoming Event

Live Seminar
Aug. 19th, 6:00 PM EST
Blaire Hervey
Sales Enablement Leader at Amazon
About the session

In this seminar Blaire will discuss how she develops talent at companies like Amazon, and what it takes to be successful in sales development roles. We will also cover her career progression from inside sales to sales management and training with insight into how to stand out when pursuing opportunities at places like Amazon.

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