Dear Experts, What do you do when experience is limiting your job search? How do you get experience without being given a chance? Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question: Q#281 Experience = Action. Where have you taken action & achieved results? Showcase it to prove your worth. (@jtodonnell) Q#281 Experience comes from many avenues: paid, unpaid, volunteer, school projs. Present and sell life skills. (@dawnbugni) Q#281 Experience in what? 4 entry-level job, parlay school activities in2 expernce, do temp wk, volunteer... (@juliaerickson) Q#281 ...empl'rs want 2 C ur work ethic, ability 2 wk w/others, produce results, follo direction, b on team. (@juliaerickson) Q#281 1) Find a pressing problem for a nonprofit. Fix it. 2) Repeat. (@beneubanks) Q#281 In addition to interning, there's volunteering, freelancing, starting your own business... (@heatherhuhman) Q#281 How 2 get experience when u don't have any - volunteer, offer 2 work part time, and/or offer 2 work under contract. (@kgrantcareers) Q#281 Use SOAR Storytellng Technque--Situation Opportunity Action Results--to showcase ANY exp's as real value. (@RTResumePro) Q#281 Try volunteering. It might help to bridge the experience gap. (@gradversity) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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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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