Questions around Salesforce positions and a recession.

Are Salesforce positions recession proof? As we’re continuing to see some economic turmoil, do you feel your position is relatively safe? Safer than others? Could someone else take on your responsibilities if some consolidations were to occur? Could your position be outsourced if it came to that? Do you feel it would be easy to… Continue reading Questions around Salesforce positions and a recession.

Salesforce 1 on 1 Tutoring/Training

Does this exist? I did a brief search over the weekend and didn’t find much. For some, being in a group setting, or watching pre-recorded training videos might not work that well. Receiving some private assignments, having the student giving it shot, writing down questions a long the way, and then solutioning/troubleshooting together 1 on… Continue reading Salesforce 1 on 1 Tutoring/Training

Being pushed around…

If you’re in consulting, do you feel you sometimes get pushed around a little too much by clients? Do you occasionally feel there’s a target on your back? Do you find it stressful at times? Possibly, you don’t have the right management oversight in place to help stick up for you. Maybe you’ve thought, “is… Continue reading Being pushed around…

Referring someone in…

Many companies pay referral bonuses if you can help them hire someone you know. But, is there often some reluctance in referring someone in, in case it doesn’t work out. Potentially, causing the existing relationship on both sides to be tarnished.

Some thoughts/questions on Salesforce certifications…

Do you feel that you have more opportunities presented to you with the more certifications you have? Do you feel that you are perceived (maybe judged) differently in an interview? If your new certs do not coincide with the experience, has it given you the opportunity to break in to something new? Have you come… Continue reading Some thoughts/questions on Salesforce certifications…

Does remote = more scrutiny?

I’ve haven’t really thought about this before, but I had it brought to my attention this week, and can definitely see how it could happen.   The employee that I spoke with hasn’t cared much for remote work, as they felt they’re being analyzed and scrutinized much more versus being in the office. Being by… Continue reading Does remote = more scrutiny?

Getting sidetracked…

Maybe this scenario happens way too often: You’re working on solving a particular problem and you stumble upon something else that you want to know why it works the way it does, or you’re seeing an issue with it. Rather than taking a note of it and coming back to it later, which probably will… Continue reading Getting sidetracked…

Salesforce Newcomers: Building your reference library

As you continue to learn new techniques and ways to build solutions, if you’re not already, you might want to take side notes, screen shots, links, and essentially a reference library of what you’re working on. There’s a good chance that those foundational areas are going to come in handy for you in the future,… Continue reading Salesforce Newcomers: Building your reference library

Not enough time…

Are you usually under the gun to get a fix or new solutions in ASAP? Maybe you feel if you had a little more time, you could do things better. Possibly create some additional documentation, do a few more rounds of testing, or add 1 more piece of edge case logic. Based on the circumstances,… Continue reading Not enough time…

Salesforce Newcomers: Overcoming their doubt

When you’re just starting a new career with no prior experience, employers aren’t sure you can do the job they need done. Some might take a chance on you, many won’t. How do you prove the naysayers wrong? Unfortunately, saying it on your resume just might not be enough. If you can figure out how… Continue reading Salesforce Newcomers: Overcoming their doubt