Life at SAP – with Patricia López
Patricia is a Commercial Sales Specialist from Barcelona and has been with SAP since January 2017. We spoke to her about what working for SAP means to her.
As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
For many years I said that I would to be veterinarian. However, I changed my mind said that I would to be a teacher. But now, I’m a commercial sales specialist… what a change!
How did you get your current job?
For 9 years I worked for an e-learning and HR company. After this time, I thought that was the time to change and I searched for a new opportunity in the software market and I had the opportunity to meet SAP.
What qualifications did you need for your current job?
For my current job, it is important to know about the HR software market. But it is more important to have HR knowledge. This is required to correctly manage the deals and the relationship with all the people involved (partners, customers, colleagues).
What does your career at SAP mean to you?
At the beginning of my career at SAP, I thought I am in a great company with a lot of opportunities to increase my knowledge, my professionality and my experience. So, for me it means a way to ensure that each day I exceed my own expectations.
What does success look like to you?
For me, the success at work is go to the way you want to go. That means, to be in a position that you want to be at the time that you want to be there.
I If you could go back in time and give your 18-year-old-self one piece of career advice what would it be?
Spend time to learn; be curious and once you feel you need to change… make the change!
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