Salesforce Certifications – if you’re setting out this year to get more, below are some questions you might want to ask yourself.

The intent is not to persuade or dissuade, rather to help ensure you’ve thought about the process (aka your time), your goals and the associated benefits. Why am I getting it? Am I choosing or is it being forced? Is what I’m doing really learning? or just memorization? Is it about curiosity and passion or… Continue reading Salesforce Certifications – if you’re setting out this year to get more, below are some questions you might want to ask yourself.

SRTotD (Salesforce Random Thought of the Day): Salesforce Connectivity

No, I don’t mean how to connect Marketing Cloud to Service Cloud. Rather, the connectivity of people. As big as the Salesforce ecosystem may seem, I believe it’s actually quite small based on how connected it is. People talk, connect and share ideas, experiences and stories. The good, the bad, and the ugly. If we’re… Continue reading SRTotD (Salesforce Random Thought of the Day): Salesforce Connectivity

Salesforce Career Seekers: The “right” connections and conversations

Are you spending your time connecting and speaking with those that can get you a little closer to your 1st opportunity or are you reaching out to everyone and anyone that has Salesforce somewhere tied to their title/LI Profile? A few thoughts: 1. Many companies do not use external recruiters, those that do, are looking… Continue reading Salesforce Career Seekers: The “right” connections and conversations

Experienced Salesforce Professionals: New Year, New Possibilities?

Almost 2 weeks into 2020 and I have been asked to review and provide my opinion on more resumes than usual. Maybe it’s just that time of the year… The question is: is there anything holding you back? If you’re unsure on what you want to do, or where you want to go, maybe dip… Continue reading Experienced Salesforce Professionals: New Year, New Possibilities?

Salesforce Career Seekers: You Can’t Walk Your Way Off The Island

Huh? This statement is an adage that is embraced in Latin America for up and coming baseball players who have dreams to make it to major league baseball. Which means, they needed to swing hard and often…taking a base on balls isn’t enough. As Roberto Clemente (Hall of Fame Hitter) once said (paraphrased): “Outside, inside,… Continue reading Salesforce Career Seekers: You Can’t Walk Your Way Off The Island

Salesforce Career Seekers: Inspiring and Motivational Quotes to Share

While some of us are internally motivated, I think many of us want or could use a little help to get us through the occasional troubling times that we’re currently facing or might experience in the future. Below are a list of quotes (some slightly improvised) from Jim Rohn, who’s considered America’s foremost business philosopher… Continue reading Salesforce Career Seekers: Inspiring and Motivational Quotes to Share

Salesforce Career Seekers: Please check out this video!

By Stephen Church, Salesforce Administrator, as this is one of the best that I’ve seen. In ~11 minutes, it highlights: * His approach to landing his 1st Salesforce position * How he stood out with creativity * His understanding and awareness that he did not have any hands-on experience and what to do about it… Continue reading Salesforce Career Seekers: Please check out this video!

Salesforce Career Seekers: A Few Lessons from Misters Rogers’ Neighborhood

In learning a little more about the symbolism that was provided to us in the children’s television series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood that lasted over 30 seasons, 900 episodes, from 1968 to 2001 winning multiple Emmy’s, I believe there’s a few lessons that might apply to your Salesforce Career Journey. Blinking Yellow Stoplight = Slowing Down… Continue reading Salesforce Career Seekers: A Few Lessons from Misters Rogers’ Neighborhood

Salesforce Career Seekers: You Control How You Show Up

In the spirit of the NFL playoffs and the controversial call (or lack thereof) between the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints, that some may say cost the Saints the game, the refs not making the correct call was out of the players, coaches, owners, and fans control. For you as a Salesforce Career Seeker,… Continue reading Salesforce Career Seekers: You Control How You Show Up

Salesforce Career Seekers: Some Good Success Verbs for Your Resume (and a few other ideas)

Accelerated Achieved Contributed Delivered Eliminated Exceeded Grew Improved Maximized Optimized Produced Sold Streamlined Add a numerical accomplishment if you can. $, %, Time/Money Saved, Processes Eliminated, etc. As you review your resume accomplishments, craft it to persuade an employer to hire you based on the benefits you have delivered. Even read them out loud saying:… Continue reading Salesforce Career Seekers: Some Good Success Verbs for Your Resume (and a few other ideas)