This post is by Jason Lemkin from SaaStr
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If you are a founder hiring salespeople to manage yourself (i.e., you don’t have a VP of Sales or other sales leader yet) … your #1 criteria should be trust. Specifically, does your gut and time with him/her say you can trust her with a lead. Leads and potential customers are so precious in the early days. Can you trust this rep with a lead? At least, with a part of the sales process? If you aren’t close to 100% sure you can trust them with a lead, find another candidate. Even if the resume / LinkedIn seems perfect. Even if all the other intangibles check out. View original question on quora The post What skills do you look for in an entry level sales person? appeared first on SaaStr.