ForceOwl's CEO and Co-Founder speaking at The Mission Continues, Pittsburgh event before Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto after a day of volunteering.Read More
Dreamforce has come and gone. Just a few days ago you were listening to keynotes and panel discussions, walking the Cloud Expo floor, and going to the parties. Now, you are back at your desk, trying to piece together your normal life after a week of information, inspiration, and fun with 170,000 of your closest friends.It was great while it lasted, but how do you take advantage of networking and professional possibilities now that Dreamforce is over? We've got a few ideas.
How Do I Get the Most out of Dreamforce Without Actually Going to Dreamforce?
We’ve gotten the emails, seen the hashtags and heard the hype (and some of the gossip). Dreamforce 2016 is upon us. It is the annual pilgrimage for everyone in the Salesforce religion ecosystem. Everyone who’s anyone will be there. The Benioff himself will make an appearance. And just in case you didn’t think it was glamorous enough, the concert event is headlined by Bono.Read More
A killer resume is your first foot in the door when it comes to your dream job. Resumes definitely have their pros and cons. They are typically only one page long and don’t leave much room to show your personality. Although your resume isn’t exactly the best place to showcase a lovable quirk, a well written resume can be the difference between the trash can or a call back.Read More
You have deployed your Salesforce instance and have your first Admin or Admins. Things are going great, but you need to know when it’s time to add another Administrator to your team. This can be a tough issue to manage. Wait too long and you could exhaust your team. Hire too quickly and risk wasting money where it isn’t needed.
We put together a few questions you can ask yourself to figure out if it’s time to hire another Administrator. If you answer yes to any of these questions then it’s time to start hunting!
No one enjoys doing job interviews.
I guess I shouldn't say "no one" - there are probably some masochists out there.
For everyone else, interviews can be uncomfortable, awkward, or painful. We aren't programmed to brag about ourselves and that is what we need to do be successful at interviews. As someone who is more technically minded, I prefer my work to speak for me. I know others feel the same way.
Unfortunately, the in-person (or internet-video) interview isn't going away any time soon. So we have to be prepared for it. So we reached out to recruiters, Administrators, and hiring managers and asked them some of the trickiest questions they've heard or given. This eBook is the result of that work.
We focus on three types of questions:Read More
Every role has it's own unique requirements for technical expertise. Knowing what to put in a job post can make a huge difference between attracting a bland applicant and the home-run candidate that is a perfect fit.
Salesforce roles are notably difficult due to the technical vocabulary and wide range of ecosystem solutions. For example, publishing a job posting for a “CRM Manager” will produce wildly different results than a posting for a “Salesforce Administrator with a Pardot Certification and familiarity with DocuSign's AppExchange Product.” Generic descriptions are not your friend. Finding a candidate that fits will need the right description of a role that attracts the right type of candidates.We see a lot of job postings and a lot of candidates at ForceOwl. So to help out we put together a checklist of the information you should include in any Salesforce job posting. Of course, if you use our app we will do all this work for you (shameless self promotion).
We launched ForceOwl about a month ago, since then we've been writing blog posts getting you the best information about how to hire or be hired in the Salesforce community. We have a ton of ideas and are still working, but this week we thought we'd bring you a different story, one about us. So this week I'll be writing a bit about myself.Read More