The Salesforce Career Blog

By ForceOwl

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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Hiring In Salesforce: What Is Trailhead?

By Will Lutz on Aug 11, 2016 10:30:00 AM

What is Trailhead?

Not everyone who hires in Salesforce are trained in Salesforce themselves, that’s OK. The community that has grown and evolved with the platform is pretty awesome, but it can also be intimidating for the uninitiated. Throughout this blog, we plan on discussing and introducing a lot of the key terms, programs, and certifications in the ecosystem for those who are hiring for Salesforce but don't know it themselves.

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What Does Trailhead Need To Do Next?

By Will Lutz on Aug 10, 2016 5:18:55 PM
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Why You Need Trailhead Badges To Get Your Next Salesforce Job

By Will Lutz on Aug 3, 2016 2:39:24 PM

If you read any blog post about Salesforce careers, they will undoubtedly champion the coveted SFDC certification. And why wouldn't they? Certifications are easily understood, employer desired, and managed by Salesforce corporate. Makes sense.

However, I must respectfully disagree. The future is Trailhead*.

*I say this with the caveat that I am famously bad at predicting the future. If I could accurately predict the future, the Pittsburgh Steelers would have many more Superbowl rings to their name. But I digress . . .

Soon the day will come when Trailhead Superbadges trump Certifications. BLASPHEMY you say?! Yes I hear you. Let me explain.

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