Sales, PreSales, Customer Success

Get hired.
Get promoted.
Earn more.

We help you accelerate your career with personalized 1-on-1 coaching. Specializing in Sales, PreSales, and Customer Success B2B Tech career paths. 

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PreSales, Sales, Customer Success Coaching Clients
PreSales, Sales, Customer Success Coaching Clients

We help you take your career to the next level.

Whether you're brand new to B2B Tech or a seasoned pro looking to up-level and hit that next career milestone, you've come to the right place!

Job Types

  • PreSales (SE, SC, SA)
  • Sales (AE, SDR, AM)
  • Customer Success (CSM)

 Career Stages

  • Individual Contributor
  • Career¬†Pivoter / Entry-Level
  • Manager /¬†Director
  • Executive (VP+)

How we can help you.

Shorten your job search and become a competitive candidate.

Using our proven strategy, we'll show you how to make yourself a highly competitive candidate that stands out in a sea of applicants.

Need help making a career transition into a new B2B Tech role? 

We'll coach you through each step in the process. We've helped hundreds of people make life-changing career pivots.

Take your career to the next level.

Let's work together to get you that promotion, negotiate a raise, or make the leap into management. Whatever it is, we've been through it on both sides of the table, and we'd love to get you to where you want to be. 

Don't miss out on an opportunity! We'll make sure you impress in your interviews. 

We've seen interview processes at 100's of companies, and we know what it takes to impress the hiring team, turning you into a must-hire candidate! 

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People we've helped ūüíõ

Felix Navarrete

David Sailors

Sales Leader

" Yuji's grasp of the career trajectory in B2B SaaS Sales truly impresses me. Despite my background in technology sales, Yuji offered invaluable insights on shaping my professional journey. His recommendations on framing my work history and honing essential skills were exceptionally helpful. Without reservation, I recommend reaching out to Yuji for anyone contemplating a transition to the SE field. I personally plan to consistently seek his guidance and mentorship as I pursue my career goals. "

Felix Navarrete

Jon Barrino

Sr. Account Executive

" Working with Yuji and Mattie not only helped transform the way I present myself professionally but ultimately landed me a phenomenal role. Their program taught me how to effectively showcase my skills, talent, and experience, empowering me to articulate why I'm the best candidate for the job with confidence. 

If you're looking to not only land a job but to excel in it from day one, Yuji and Mattie are the experts you need on your side. "

Melannie Huynh

Tia Carley

Educator  →  Solutions Engineer

" Mattie & Yuji provided me with so much support during my career transition as I journeyed from early childhood education into tech and PreSales. He challenged me to learn and develop new skills, helped me build a network, and offered guidance every step of the way. His excellent advice will stay with me as I continue to grow and develop, and I absolutely credit so much of my success as a career changer to their guidance."

EXPERIENCED IC
DIRECTOR
MANAGER
 
 
 
"I ended up getting 3 total job offers"

"After job searching for a few months without making much progress in this crowded market, I decided to join Better Career's program, and in 5 weeks, I got a verbal job offer and I ended up getting 3 total job offers the following week."

Caitlin (Janquart) Geils
Principal Solution Engineer

"Without Yuji & Mattie, I probably would still be searching for a job"

"Yuji and Mattie are really priceless when it comes to investing in yourself, especially if you're looking to make progress with a job search."

Jeff Wiggins
PreSales Director

"They are some of the most connected individuals within the tech world"

"I accepted an offer!. This would not have been possible without their guidance, support, coaching, and mentoring, and their knowledge of the tech space."

Maria Lat
Manager, Sales Engineering

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Meet your Coaches

With 20+ years of combined experience leading teams at top B2B tech companies, we’ve helped hundreds of people land life-changing jobs, get promotions, and navigate career transitions

Our passion and proven method lie in helping people, just like you, create your dream career. 

We leverage our deep expertise, proven methodology, and expansive network to help you achieve your career goals.

Learn more about us.

Yuji Higashi  &  Mattie Stremic 
Founders of Better Career

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SALES

CAREER CHANGER
EXPERIENCED IC
 
 
 
"They helped me stand out. I got a job offer within 26 days."

"Yuji & Mattie taught me how to stand out from the other candidates. It takes a coach to help you improve and without question, I wouldn't be where I am today without their guidance and coaching throughout the process. "

Mitch Reaves
Sr. Account Executive

"Mattie and Yuji really helped me through this career transition process"

"I feel really grateful that I stumbled upon this program. I showed it to a bunch of my friends and was like, this is gold. Oh, my gosh. And I feel grateful that I made the investment for sure."

Natasha Nesrine
Customer Success Manager

"I've completely blown out the ROI on what it cost me. So in my mind, it's a no brainer."

"With Mattie and Yuji‚Äės help I was able to get interviews with 7 companies right away and got a job offer within 6 weeks."

Justin Hays
Senior Solutions Consultant

More successful outcomes... ūüíö

April Mears

April Mears

Counselor  →  Sales Engineer

" I’m a month into my new job at Smartsheet and I feel so grateful to be able to live a life of more freedom and fulfillment, which wouldn't have been possible without Yuji's coaching and support. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to live a life I would’ve never imagined. From the bottom of my heart, thank you for everything. "

Stephen Jones

Stephen Jones

Business Owner  →  Sales Enablement Manager

‚Äú Thanks to¬†Mattie & Yuji¬†I was able to make the transition into tech after a career in small business ownership. Their guidance and mentorship were invaluable to my transition and it wouldn‚Äôt have been possible without them. I‚Äôm forever grateful to have mentors like¬†Yuji & Matttie.¬†Their ability to coach and mentor people from various backgrounds is a testament to his dedication to helping people succeed.¬†‚ÄĚ

Tamara Richards

Sarala Srungavarapu

QA Engineer  →  Sales Engineer

‚Äú Yuji had been a great influence in me switching from QA to Presales. Yuji mentored me through the process and has always been available for a meeting to get me through multiple situations in my career. With Yuji‚Äôs background in technical sales, he had coached me which improved my skills and helped me transition from QA to Customer Success to Presales.¬†‚ÄĚ

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