How to land a job at Salesforce

July 27, 2022

Salesforce needs little introduction. They are the largest SaaS company in the U.S., with a market capitalization of $161.4 billion - 2.8x bigger than the value of the second-largest company.

With an incredible company culture and endless career opportunities, it’s no surprise Salesforce has become one of the most coveted places to work.

Interested in learning more on how a career at Salesforce might look like and how to launch it? Last week, we had the pleasure of hosting Lucas Hauptmann, Enterprise Business Developer at Salesforce. Lucas gave us some great insights into how careers work at Salesforce, covering: 

  • How he launched his tech sales career
  • What a day in the life working at Salesforce looks like
  • Specific tips on how to launch your career at Salesforce

This video covers our favourite parts of the session👇

Some of our favourite key insights 👇

  1. Working in sales has improved Lucas’s personal life, making him more structured and efficient.
  • He has learned how to become more organized. 
  • Being structured has enabled him to become more efficient and successful. 
  • His private life has benefited by finding a balanced structure enabling him to wake up early, work and continue with sports. 
  1. Lucas recommends a career in sales for anybody who likes to work with people, is open-minded and willing to learn every day
  • There are many opportunities within sales. Even when starting at one role, there are different paths to take if your priorities and interests change. 
  • It is a rewarding and challenging career path, with opportunities to constantly learn and progress. 
  1. If you’re interested in working at Salesforce, he recommends contacting him or someone else from Salesforce directly on LinkedIn.
  • Contact someone at Salesforce, they will be more than happy to talk to you and answer your questions. 
  • They will help you by putting you in contact with the right person.
  • Salesforce has a huge partner ecosystem, who are also looking for sales candidates. Therefore there is also the opportunity to join a partner and develop from there to join Salesforce. 

Want to dive deeper? You can find the full-length webinar with Lucas here

We hope it’s insightful!

If you are interested in learning more about how to launch your tech sales career with Hyrise Academy, apply here or send an email to

Latest Articles

All Articles

How the life of an aspiring tattoo artist radically improved by entering the world of tech sales

“I would not have been able to grow personally and professionally to the point where I am right now without Hyrise.” Learn how and why John decided to enter the tech sales industry and leave after 12 years in the tattoo world. ‍

Success stories

7 Steps to a perfect LinkedIn profile in 2022

LinkedIn is one of the most popular job posting platforms, and having a polished profile will help you find a job faster. In other words, it is key to your professional success. Check out our 7 steps to a perfect LinkedIn profile.

Tech Sales Career

Top 10 must-read Sales Books

Besides being a great source of motivation and self-improvement, sales books also provide us with a much-needed opportunity to rest, reflect, and take a deep breath in the midst of our hectic schedules. For that reason, we were determined to find the top sales books out there. We asked our LinkedIn network to recommend the sales book that has had a big impact on their sales career and this was the outcome.

Tech Sales Career