#078 The SDR DiscoCall Show – Omar Sadik
June 13, 2023
Discover Omar Sadik's remarkable journey from adversity to triumph in the tech sales industry. In this gripping podcast episode, Omar, Co-Founder of TrainYo, shares his experiences, from overcoming challenges in the sales field to navigating office dynamics and conflicts with employers.
Gain valuable insights into job searching, building relationships, and adapting to change while maintaining a positive attitude and resilience in the face of rejection.
Embark on Omar's personal transformation as he transitioned from a recruitment consultant to an SDR at a tech startup. Unveil his profound understanding of SaaS companies and his eye-opening observations about biased recruitment practices favouring certain candidates. Learn strategic approaches to engage meaningfully with C-level executives, ask insightful questions, and establish genuine connections.
Don't miss this captivating podcast episode filled with inspiring narratives, actionable insights, and a vision for a more inclusive tech industry. Join us as we delve deep into Omar Sadik's incredible journey and explore how TrainYo is transforming lives through access to industry leaders, a supportive community, and state-of-the-art SDR training platforms. Tune in now to gain a fresh perspective and ignite your own path to success.
- 00:00 - Intro
- 01:31 - TrainYo's mission to help people break into the tech sector
- 05:01 - Omar’s colourful career journey
- 09:08 - Starting from scratch and working in sales
- 11:17 - Job centre advice for job seekers
- 13:15 - Overcoming fear of cold calling in sales
- 18:55 - Lessons learned in recruitment
- 22:17 - Speaking to C-level executives
- 25:41 - Transitioning from recruitment to SDR life
- 28:44 - Omar's background and work ethic
- 34:10 - The birth of TrainYo
- 38:23 - TrainYo's growth and impact
- 38:39 - TrainYo's Journey and Business Model Shift
- 42:00 - Why Choose TrainYo?
- 44:30 - Tips for Succeeding in Interviews and Getting Hired
- 49:58 - Closing remarks and shoutouts.