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, ankle high, at the head, it doesn’t matter, we’re swinging.”
I think this is the same approach you should have as you continue your Salesforce career search.
Take every conversation, every interview, every opportunity, every pitch, to swing your way into your 1st position.
100% on-site, help-desk, part-time, data cleansing, evenings, weekends, a lower than desired wage, lack of benefits, 1 hour commute by bus, train, walking, relocating, sweeping floors 70% of the time and Salesforce related work 30%
Any and every pitch that’s thrown your way.
If you’re not swinging at them all, someone else is…