Wrestling with competing priorities at work…

Often, everything seems to be needed ASAP. How do you handle? This can often be an interview question.

Salesforce Newcomers: Thinking is great…

But, you also need to do. Suggestion: Apply now, not when you get 1 more cert, 1 more Trailhead, 1 more suggestion, 1 more idea…

Salesforce Newcomers: Interview Anxiety?

As the Roman Stoic Philosopher, Seneca, stated: “We suffer more often in imagination than in reality.” Many of us experience this feeling…

On the fence…

Making a position/company change can often be hard. I think being on the fence is often a natural tendency. Knowing what you have now versus what might be. The known versus a prediction… It’s probably safe to say that you’re not the only one who’s currently going through this thought process.

The Mothership

While I’m not sure how many thousands of people Salesforce is hiring this year. Their beams seem to be on full blast. Making it hard for us little earth vessels.

Outgrown…

Maybe this year you’ve realized that you’ve outgrown your current role. As the year winds down, and things are a little less hectic, you might to think about what a new position would look like, and the additional challenges, technologies, and responsibilities that you want to take on. Congrats, if you’ve already done this and… Continue reading Outgrown…

Salesforce Newcomers: “So what?”

Over the weekend, I read that marketers and advertisers often ask themselves this question when they’re publishing material. Meaning, what is the message they are trying to convey, and will the reader find meaning in it? Maybe, this is a good question to ask yourself when thinking about your accomplishments on your resume. Not in… Continue reading Salesforce Newcomers: “So what?”

Salesforce Newcomers: Multiple Lines In The Water

Waiting and relying on only one position to come through could lead to disappointment. Things change internally within an organization: – the position gets put on hold – a referral comes in – they promote someone within – the workload is spread to others (eek!) – etc. Please continue to keep multiple lines in the… Continue reading Salesforce Newcomers: Multiple Lines In The Water

Getting your shot in your Salesforce career transition…

Do you feel the younger generation, college graduates, or maybe even those with unrelated work experience who are in the mid 20’s, get more shots at Salesforce opportunities then those who are older and are pivoting into a Salesforce career? If yes, why do you think that is? I had a connection bring this topic… Continue reading Getting your shot in your Salesforce career transition…

Rescheduling Interviews.

If something comes up, and you don’t think you’re going to be in the most convenient location to have an interview, I think it’s OK to ask to reschedule (in advance). You probably only have 1 shot at presenting your best self. Employers do it all the time, you should have the ability to do… Continue reading Rescheduling Interviews.