Slack Technologies Inc

A Look Inside our Evening with Slack’s Women Sales Leaders

As a completely remote company, PowerToFly relies on Slack even more than email to connect our global team. That's why it was a thrill to partner with Slack to present an invite-only night for women in sales at one of their two New York City offices.

This completely sold-out event kicked off with a chance for guests to enjoy some refreshments as they networked with both the Slack team and their peers. PowerToFly CoFounder Katharine Zaleski kicked off the night and introduced Marina Milenkovic, Senior Solutions Engineer at Slack who delivered the official welcome and introduction. She discussed phrases like "hug the elephant in the room" and "tilt your umbrella" to describe Slack's culture, a culture that is full of respect and empathy and an environment that is open to address and tackle problems with the intent to find solutions and better each other. She also noted that she joined Slack because she LOVES the product, but ultimately stays at Slack because of the people.

Next, we heard from four women sales leaders at Slack in an honest and enlightening panel discussion, moderated by Katharine. Our panelists included:

  • Julie Maresca, Head of Enterprise Sales - East
  • Kathleen Faulkner, Sr. Account Executive
  • Lauren Oliphant, Senior Solutions Engineer
  • Gina Jacobson, Manager, Customer Success

Gina discussed Slack's approach to internal feedback:

I'm a huge proponent of real time feedback. We do formalized feedback, but I think the best feedback that you can get is in the moment from your peers and we really try to foster a culture where you're comfortable with one another to provide that.

The night concluded with more networking opportunities and a chance to enjoy delicious Slack branded treats!

Slack is hiring! Please visit their page on PowerToFly to learn more about their open roles.

A packed house at our event with Slack

Next Page
Related Articles Around the Web
From Your Site Articles

    “What’s Your Ideal Work Environment?” Interview Question Debunked

    Templates For In-Office and Remote Interviews

    Let's face it, interviews are stressful. Every company has its own way of determining whether or not you're going to be a good fit for their organization. The secret sauce is in their bag of questions.

    We've already prepped you with some popular interview questions like, "What are your salary expectations?" "How do you handle conflict in the workplace?" and "Are you willing to relocate?"

    Another big question that interviewers love to ask is, "What's your ideal work environment?"

    READ MORE Show less

    Considering a Career in Event Management?

    The Good News, The Bad News, & How to Make It Happen

    When people hear event planner, they tend to dream up an image of glamour and glitz, fabulous outfits and parties, getting paid to schmooze with VIPs, and drinking lots of wine.

    READ MORE Show less

    How To Write A Career Change Cover Letter

    4 Tips From A Successful Career Pivoter

    Making a career change is not uncommon. In fact, oftentimes it's totally necessary to pivot careers in order to continue developing your skillset.

    However, what's more terrifying than making a career change itself? How about writing a cover letter that convinces a hiring manager that you're actually capable of making the change and being successful...

    READ MORE Show less

    15 Skills Every Project Manager Should Have on Their Resume

    The ability to successfully execute projects from the initiation stage to completion goes beyond just technical know-how. To be effective, project managers must also work on developing the soft skills necessary to push projects to completion.

    READ MORE Show less
    © Rebelmouse 2019