Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Account Executive in Toronto:
"Opportunities for growth & success are readily available."
Invest in yourself, set your goals from the start, listen and learn from others, but always remember you are in control of your success.
Account Executive in Calgary:
"The hard truth about cold calling."
No one prepares you for the constant rejection and being told no 20 times for every yes. If you let it get to you during your first 30 days don't talk yourself into staying - it never goes away. 10 years down the road you will have success and wealth but it changes how you interact with the world - decide how much that constant struggle is worth to you.
Account Executive in abc:
Be very clear about what actual payouts will be.
Be very clear that all team members are treated equally.