The Salesforce Career Blog

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3 Tips to Balance Technical Needs With Business Skills When Hiring in Salesforce

By Will Lutz on Dec 13, 2016 3:14:00 PM

It is so important for your new hires to have both business and Salesforce skills. We hear it over and over again from the better hiring managers. Making sure they have them is an important part of the recruiting process.

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Dreamforce Is Over, Now What?

By Will Lutz on Oct 11, 2016 9:09:00 AM

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.
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Taking Your Salesforce (SFDC) Resume to the Next Level!

By Syd Bailey on Sep 20, 2016 10:00:00 AM

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.

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The SFDC Translation Quick Guide

By Will Lutz on Jul 25, 2016 4:17:34 PM

Why Translate At All?

At some point when looking around for your next career move, you will interact with someone who doesn't know anything about Salesforce. That's OK, this is a fabulous opportunity to demonstrate your ability to work across functional silos by being able to speak intelligently using their language.

The best Salesforce instances support all parts of a business (sales or not) and you should be able to prove that you can too. That's why it is important to translate your Salesforce experience for those doing interviews, but don't know Salesforce terminology.

Don't worry! We're here to support. Check out our infographic of the top Salesforce terms that should be translated when talking with a non-SFDC contact.

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