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John Thompson

Global Vice President, Partner/Channel Sales
Information Technology and Services
California, CA
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Jesse A. Apr 25, 2016 610 views

What does a software engineer do?

Kids are interested in learning about this career....

#engineer

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Kelly J. May 02, 2016 2274 views

What made you want to work in sales for a tech company over working in sales in other industries?

I've been told I'd be great at sales, but I'm not sure where to start looking for jobs. Why do you do sales for the company you work for? What should I look for in a company to work for right out of school? #technology...

#sales

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Timothy O. Jun 07, 2016 1338 views

Should I minor in Marketing/Sales?

I want to become a Sales Engineer and the odds would definitely be in my favor if I majored in an engineering field. However, several people have told me that marketing/sales skills and abilities can be picked up about anywhere in life (be it online or at a community college). Could my minor be...

#career #professional #college #marketing #engineering #sales

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Ariel H. Oct 19, 2016 589 views

Is it best to take the path of Business Cyber Security or under Computer Science Cyber Security?

During a college visit at UTSA, one element of cyber security was under the umbrella of the School of Business. The other was under the umbrella of Computer Sciene. Which would you recommend as the best path to follow? #business #science #computer #security...

#cyber

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Dylan Y. Oct 19, 2016 2118 views

Am I able to apply for a marketing job with a finance degree?

I am currently pursuing my degree , Majoring in Finance while minoring in Marketing, and is there any chance of me getting into a marketing job in the future or will I be stuck in the finance industry? I have done internship in Finance/logistic and had a great experience, but I have a passion...

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Yekaterina Z. Jan 16, 2018 408 views

Why is trade school so taboo in the US?

In Germany, it is completely normal for students that have graduated school to go directly into a trade school instead of college; in fact, students can learn to be in IT through hands-on learning. In the US, most are encouraged to attend college for four or so years to get a degree before...

#save-money #science #tech #information-technology #united-states #foreign #vocational-school #university #trade-school

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Empris D. Jan 24, 2018 465 views

What kind of companies are looking for social media experts?

Which marketing firms / companies should I apply to in order to use my expertise? #socialmedia #social-media-marketing...

#marketing

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Isolena U. May 14, 2020 313 views