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Employee Spotlight: Chi Tran, Inside Sales Manager at Zyxel

At Zyxel, we attract the very best talent. Every single team member at Zyxel is essential to the company’s success. And so, we'd like to show our appreciation to the public. This quarter, we are shining a light on Chi Tran. Chi has been working at Zyxel for almost nine years as an Inside Sales Manager. Let's find out more about Chi in this Q&A - how he first learned about Zyxel, how Zyxel helped him in his career development, and his sense of humor,

Q: How did you first learn about Zyxel and what made you apply for the company? 
Chi: I was looking for a career and not just a job and my sister-in-law Thoa who is the Operations Department Back Office Manager mentioned that there was an opening for a Sales Coordinator. I like helping salespeople and seeing them grow and I like spreadsheets, so this is a no-brainer for me, and I immediately applied. Plus, she also mentioned the longevity of the employees, and that also attracted me. Luckily, I was hired.

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Q: What makes you stay with the company? What does your job entail?
Chi: The number one factor that makes me stay with the company is the family atmosphere and a team-oriented environment. The company is big on work-life balance, and everybody works as a team with one goal to make the company grow.

Q: What makes you stay with the company? What does your job entail?
Chi: My job entails inside sales. Basically, I'm the middleman for internal and external teams, and help customers with their sales inquiries. I also maintain close relationships with distributors.

Q: What's your favorite part of working at Zyxel? 
Chi: The family atmosphere where the executives are sensitive to their employees’ needs and building a safe environment for us.

Q: What motivates you to wake up and go to work? 
Chi: Aside from keeping a roof on our heads and food on the table, it's the camaraderie and positive attitude of the employees. We are not just co-workers we are also friends.

Employee-chi_1200x600-01 (1)Q: How has Zyxel helped you in your career development?
Chi: Zyxel continues to motivate me to learn more, and this is important for my career.

Q: Tell us something most people would be surprised to learn about you? 
Chi: I love to cook and am also a chef.

Q: What is the one thing you can’t live without? 
Chi: I can't live without a heart, literally and metaphorically.

Q: What is your favorite quote?
Chi: Work hard play hard.

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