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What Happens When You F-Up Your VP of Sales Hire and How to Turn Things Around

Amy Volas
15 min readApr 30, 2022

What do you think happens when you screw up your VP of Sales hire?

If you think it’s just about hiring a quick replacement while everyone goes on their merry ways, you’re in for a rude awakening.

I can confidently say that messing up your VP of Sales hire is a long, expensive, drawn-out process that hurts your business in more ways than one.

Find yourself in this predicament, and you’ll be blowing through cash, jeopardizing client relationships, affecting your buyer journey, and putting out tiny fires on your team (across the organization) for way longer than you’d care to imagine.

Your VP of Sales hire is mission-critical.

Don’t believe me? You’ll see exactly what happens when you get this hire wrong in today’s guide. You’ll also learn why this type of mistake occurs in the first place (so you can avoid it).

But what if you’re already waist-deep in a mishire mess? How do you get your team out of this calamity with as little collateral damage as possible?



Amy Volas

Helping SaaS startups hire executive Sales and CS leaders without the cringe ⋆ Personally closed $100MM+ ⋆ Founder/CEO ⋆ 2 Exits ⋆ LP ⋆ Sharing lessons here