Juggling a career and raisinga child is no easy task. For Jessica, though, landing a Cloud technology salesjob at Oracle would prove that she could become one of the fortunate working momsto successfully handle both things at the same time. She’s only been on the jobfor two months, but it’s been enough for her to realize the spectrum ofopportunities that Oracle puts forth to enable great sales performance, and toallow parents to spend time with their children.
“Oracle has tons and tons ofinternal resources,” Jessica mentions. “I could spend all day focused onimproving myself; if anything, I have to limit myself or I could spend all daydoing those things,” she says about Oracle University and Sales Academy, bothonline portals designed to develop Oracle employees’ skills and knowledge basesto strengthen their performance. “A lot of the different tools there are reallywonderful,” Jessica adds.
Oracle’s leadership allowsthat performance to make an impact. As Jessica points out, “I’m excited aboutthe good strategic vision Oracle has for the cloud, and how that’s going toenable enterprise customers to go from a very early cloud adoption to doing newand innovative stuff in the cloud.” This allows Oracle sales professionals likeJessica to work with top-of-the-line cloud technologies across the board, andaddress customers’ needs from top to bottom.
As for helping women withbeing successful moms, Oracle offers flexible working arrangements to ensurethere’s always time to be there when it counts. “I don’t even work in anoffice; I work by myself and at my house, which is something I love,” Jessicasays. “My commute is a flight of stairs and the coffee is always the way I likeit,” she continues. “I get to spend breakfast with my daughter; I really lovethe ability to be home with her when I’m not traveling,” Jessica admits.
Like anything worthwhile inlife, a successful career and a happy family come to those who put in the work.Oracle helps working moms to reach their dreams by providing the tools,framework and flexibility they need. Women like Jessica have a drive that’sunique to working moms, which any smart company should embrace. In Oracle’scase, such a drive is not only embraced, but welcomed and recognized.
If Jessica’s story hasinterested you in a career with Oracle, you can learn more about salesopportunities with Oracle by contacting Jane Grady here.