In this episode, former CRO of Bromium and current Vice President of Strategic Alliances of HYPR, George Muldoon, talks about his journey from being a recently graduated salesperson to leading a global sales team. He also generously shares his effective strategies in hiring people and helping them be at their best from the moment you onboard them.
KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS EPISODE
Having mentors is critical for growth and success.
You need to have a methodology when it comes to hiring people.
You need to have a systematic onboarding method.
Core things to look for in a good hire are problem-solving skills and intelligence.
Integrity and honesty are crucial indicators of the character of the person you are hiring.
People will make mistakes. Accept it, learn from it and move on.
The success of any hire is down to both parties, the hiring manager and the person being hired.
George Muldoon is the Vice President of Strategic Alliances @ HYPR and has had leadership positions in various Cyber Security and enterprise software vendors, including Bromium, Oracle etc. He grew up in Boston Area and graduated from Bentley University. After graduating with a marketing major he found his true calling in sales.
Soon George was given an opportunity to be a sales leader, where he first experienced the challenges of hiring, managing and motivating a sales team. The lessons he learned in those early years of management continue to serve him well. He is a strong believer in metrics and has developed indicators on what makes a good hire, what are red flags and the value of developing a systematic onboarding system.
For more information, or to get in touch with George, check out:
HYPR’s Website: https://www.hypr.com
George’s LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/georgemuldoon/