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What do you think would be the biggest challenge in this role?

1 of 31 Sales Engineers Interview Questions and Answers Written by Ryan Brown

Updated on July 1st, 2018 |
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If you were awarded this opportunity, what do you feel would be the biggest challenge? Make sure to end your answer on a positive note and let the hiring manager know that despite it being a challenge, you are still able to overcome it and make a positive impact on their business.

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"After reading the job description and meeting with you, I feel that the biggest challenge would be learning some of the technical terminology related to your product. I have worked with similar products so I am confident that I could catch on very quickly. If given the opportunity, I would start to research and study the product immediately."

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Ryan Brown
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First written on: 12/18/2014
Last modified on: 07/01/2018

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What do you think would be the biggest challenge in this role?
Convincing small scale industries.
I am motivated by challenges, having the ability to effectively meet challenges and the flexibility and skills to handle a challenging job.
Ramp up on AWS product line. Shore up on some of the areas where I have not worked directly. Absorb AWS Culture.
I belive the biggest changle will be t olear the new technologies.
Maintaining a good balance between retaining old clients and getting new client son board.
Getting my point through successfully to the customer.
Technical understanding will take some time but will weather it.
Technically sound customers who already know other competitors in the market.
Developing and executing a plan for the first year.
Upselling. Not only selling the product/service the customer is looking for but also what he needs but he doesn't know yet.
I want to be immediatly effective in this role. As such, I would make it my goal to gain a rapid understanding of operations and the unique contribution of each department in satisfying objectives. I may encounter blind spots along the way but I would accept that as part of the learning process and incorporate those lessons into my own work.'
Understanding of operations and the unique contribution of each department within your company.
Biggest Challenge in this role would be to have a in-depth understanding of the product which without using it yourself and spending some time with the product is difficult. But, it is the most important and the first thing you must do in order to succeed in this role.
Setting the right quotation & price.
I am a fresher, so definitely I will face some problems, but I am sure I will be to handle them and avoid them in the future.
I guess the job itself is a challenge, which is a positive aspect in my case, as I love challenges, and if I feel something is not challenging I would not enjoy fulfilling that task and loose interest.
What do you think would be the biggest challenge in this role?
Know the system from A to Z
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