Poll: Did Your Internships Prepare You For The Working World?
As a college student, I’ve had my share of experiences with internships in both my undergrad and graduate careers. Internships have definitely helped me learn more about my field of interest, make connections, and ultimately decide whether or not I’d like to continue to pursue my desired profession for a living. However, there can be a downside to internships. The really good ones are almost impossible to get into, some merely require you to keep the staff fed and caffeinated, and others require a lot of your time with little to no compensation. Whether your internship experiences have been good or bad, have they equipped you with the right professional experience? Please take our poll and tell us what you think in the comment section below! [poll id="135"] Photo Credit: Shutterstock
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Lynn Holland's go-to-market steps

Recently, a long-time colleague, the chief sales officer for a $21M technology company, reached out to catch up and asked for help to get to market in the primary vertical where I focus. He went on to share that his company made an initial go-to-market attempt by assigning a sales rep because of their familiarity with the product. He then admitted a modest return on their investment and a residual lack of knowledge of the industry, few connections, little brand recognition, or sales results. Fast-forwarding to today, he expressed urgency to relaunch with a short game to start generating revenue quickly and a long-term plan to establish themselves in the space.

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