Maybe you really enjoy the people you work with. You’ve learned from them, they’ve learned from you. They’re reliable, and the politics are kept to a minimum. You gel well, and have built great relationships together. Unfortunately, it’s only on 1 Salesforce product/cloud. And, you’ve realized your career advancement is starting to plateau. The opportunity… Continue reading The People or The Technology
Should you keep a running list of interview questions and continue to grow and study that list to help prepare for any possible questions that you are asked? NBA shooting star Ray Allen would go through and practice his list of shots for 4 hours before a game. As he never wanted to be in… Continue reading Salesforce Newcomers: Preparation, Interview Questions, and Being Clutch
While there’s no doubt, the Mothers on LinkedIn have the upper hand on showcasing the nice, loving, caring letters and drawings their kids give to them while they’re working. Maybe, the Dads are feeling left out, and could use some representation as well.
I Don’t Know. No One Knows. Sure, there’s suggestions, opinions and guidance. But, if anyone knew the exact steps to land that 1st Salesforce position, wouldn’t everyone be successful? It takes what it takes, and everyone’s “it” will be their own.
I was recently asked by a sales leader to put some thoughts together regarding why a full time Salesforce Admin might be needed versus just training someone in house. I’m sure this type of question gets asked quite often within organizations. I thought it was a good request, and maybe something you want to think about… Continue reading Salesforce Newcomers: Your Value Proposition
When one of the most influential rapper’s Nas, released his debut album, Illmatic, which went double platinum, he stated it wasn’t about the accolades and the potential of being a rap star, rather he felt the need to share his story with the world. And that kept him going. While we’re often motivated by the… Continue reading Salesforce Newcomers: Rapper Nas and Motivating Factors
Are you the type that likes to step in and take control of a situation? When no one asks you to. As you feel that you can bring some level of organization if there’s chaos. And if you don’t, who will? Although, in doing so, maybe you feel that you’re stepping on other’s toes. Particularly,… Continue reading Taking control of a situation
Do we sometimes stay (or chase) something professionally because it might sound glorious, but in the end, not really something we truly enjoy? Maybe it’s being a consultant. Or working for a big name company. Or a specific title. Or more responsibilities. Or another certification. Or working on the latest and greatest technology. I’ve been… Continue reading But, it sounds so darn impressive!
After going through multiple rounds of interviews, spending probably 3+ hours with various employees, then you receive an offer. But, you decide to decline it. Do you feel telling the employer why is important? Maybe, not any more so than an employer not telling you why you didn’t receive the offer. Is there/should there be… Continue reading Why you declined the offer…
When Kareem Abdul-Jabbar retired from the NBA, he wanted to coach. He thought he would easily get picked up for an opportunity. After all, he’d been playing basketball for 30+ years, and when he retired, he led the league in: scoring, games/minutes played, blocked shots, defensive rebounds, along with championships at all levels. Who wouldn’t… Continue reading Salesforce Newcomers: Career Transition Story