Alexa-Reigh, Account Executive, Talks Fresh Starts at Qualtrics
My core values are being family-focused & personal development. In my last role, I felt stagnant and unengaged. I was looking for a new opportunity to learn, to sell to a new audience, and to be with like-minded individuals. A huge draw for me was that Qualtrics is one of the fastest-growing companies in technology and the company culture was huge. I read stellar Glassdoor reviews and resonated with their #AllIn mindset and saw that everyone was engaged to win.
What attracted you to Qualtrics in the first place?
I was attracted to Qualtrics, and the Toronto office especially, because it had that start-up feel but with the core and backing of a large organization. I love our tight-knit team!
What was the turning point where you “had to have the job”?
In my interview with Ryan Lazar, he told me about the Qualtrics values of “TACOS.” I really resonated with everything, especially the S for “Scrappy.” I switched into sales after time in media and events and struggled to get in the door with no business background. I really liked the emphasis on growth and coachability that Qualtrics has.
Any tips for someone who is considering a role at Qualtrics?
Just do it. Be ready to put your head down and work hard, but it’s worth it. Every day I am so grateful for the people I work with, the resources available, and all the growth I've had in 3 months. You won't regret it.
What surprised you most about working at Qualtrics?
Honestly, across the board, the people at Qualtrics are the nicest, good-hearted people you will ever meet. From SDR to enterprise roles everyone is so welcoming, willing to share advice, and offer help.
What are your aspirations in career/life?
Sales manager...after that talk show host.
Qualtrics is growing, and if you're ready to find your "why" at a place like this, you can explore our open opportunities at any time by visiting our career page. Looking to discover more reasons "Why Qualtrics"? You can find the whole series here.
|Alexa-Reigh is an alumnus of The University of Western Ontario and started her career at CauseForce. In college, she started a blog called Your Inner Gosling, and to this day, receives Ryan Gosling themed gifts from family and friends.|
July 2, 2020