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Hiring Risks vs. Hiring Flags

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During the Boom Times of late ’20-early ’22, we all often confused Taking Risks in hiring … with Just Plain Ignoring Flags. The best VPs of Sales I’ve hired were Directors of Sales before. That’s far better in my experience than hiring a random top tier university grad. Watch them fly.

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A Checklist: 10 Signs You Shouldn’t Hire a Sales Rep

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So you’re hiring your first few sales reps in the early days? Before you have a great VP of Sales? So you need a very certain type of sales rep. Don’t make the hire. If they just show up at 2:05 onto the Zoom though, don’t make the hire. #2. Not during founder-led sales.

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We’re Hiring at SaaStr!

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We’re hiring at SaaStr!! Take over our complex email campaigns to drive event attendance and ticket sales, as well as our 4 weekly newsletters. Senior Sales Executive. Own 50+ accounts. The post We’re Hiring at SaaStr! We’ve got at least 6 roles open: Director of Email / Growth Marketing.

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Don’t Hire a VP of Sales Everybody Loves

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Yes, sometimes it’s OK to hire a VP of Sales that everyone loves. At least 9 times out of 10, if everyone on the team loves a VP of Sales, it’s the wrong hire. And this especially matters because I often see CEOs picking between 2 final VP of Sales candidates. VCs love VP of Sales that sell up well.

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Remember, When A New Hire Doesn’t Work Out — It’s Always Your Fault

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We all saw the Cloudflare sales rep on social media not work out. It reminded me of a golden rule it took me years and years to figure out: If a new hire doesn’t work out, it’s always 100% your fault What do I mean? Did the hire really meet the bar? Did you test the hire for real before they started?

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When You Hire Your First Sales Rep — Just Make Sure You Hire Two

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The time is probably going to come when you have to build a sales team in SaaS. It may be X months down the road, once you close a few deals of large enough size ($x,000 ACV) to justify hiring a sales rep. Hiring your first sales person. But most of you haven’t built or led an inside sales team before.

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