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Day in the life of an engineer: Why would an engineer work in sales?: via @tmw_community

Day in the life of an engineer: Why would an engineer work in sales?: via @tmw_community

Why would an engineer work in sales? Joel Avrunin - January 15, 2013 Tweet Save & Follow Save to My Library Follow Comments Follow Author PRINT EMAIL Recently I had a chance to revisit my path from the design bench to the world of sales. Our sales organization was in the process of adding some field applications engineers (FAE), and I found myself advising prospects about how life would be different if they were to become FAEs. While I am currently a regional sales manager, my first job off the bench was as an applications engineer for Tektronix. Since this is a choice many design engineers may consider at some point, I thought it would be good blog fodder. Before you trade in your soldering iron for a minivan (mine on the left, Tektronix FAE Alan Wolke’s on the right), it’s important to consider all aspects of the FAE role. Applications engineer can mean different things ...

Full article: http://www.tmworld.com/electronics-blogs/test-voices/4405...

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