How I Went from Sailor to Sales

Posted on November 11, 2020 by Lance Ramsay

There’s an old adage among veterans that the military is a great place to be from. This is certainly true for me, as the knowledge and experience I gained by attending the U.S. Naval Academy and as an officer on board a Destroyer has served me quite well throughout my current career in the corporate world. For starters, there’s no doubt that my military service helped me get an excellent civilian job when I transitioned out of the Navy – I was hired into my first “tech sales” position by a former USMC Colonel who overlooked the fact that I had no direct experience in sales. That early vote of confidence, and the mentorship that came along with it, motivated me to work especially hard and strive to be among the very best in my newly chosen field.

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