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Drew Schildwächter


Role and Company

Lead Solution Engineer, Salesforce


4 years experience in consulting


Wilmington, NC

About Drew

Former Marine infantry officer and foreign military force advisor (14 years) now working in presales and technical consulting. Primarily pursued professional services firms during job hunt and can discuss that process in addition to software sales careers. I have worked in software (presales and delivery) since leaving the Marine Corps.

Also building an image consulting business.


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Articles by Drew

3 years ago

Educated Decisions for Job-seeking Military Veterans

How did you choose a college program? How did you choose which major to declare? What were the major forces...

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Drew's Recent Answers

4 days ago

looking for great base salary position plus commission

David: software application sales. You could parlay your experience in insurance into it by selling software oriented towards that market....

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3 months ago

I feel like a terrible employee

Robert: I think there are times where work probably must happen outside of normal working hours in any high performing...

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3 months ago

The majority of my service time were in Infantry, Drill Instructor, a little time with MarSoc, and as a Senior Enlisted Advisor. I want to serve in the capacity of being a mentor/Manager of some sorts... What field am I most suited for? Thanks in advance for your much needed guidance.

MGuns: you are probably suited for a wide variety of things and there is an almost unlimited amount of things...

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3 months ago

What is the best time frame to apply for jobs when transitioning from the military?

Neal, I have advice similar to Jodie's. Use as much time as you are able to prepare yourself through refining...

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6 months ago

Opportunities in Raleigh, NC

Patrick: I think, depending on where you want to be located, there are many opportunities including positions with big companies...

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