Focus on People: Frederique Mermoz Mounier – Stay at Home Mom turned Salesforce Professional

Frédérique Mounier quit working for 4 years to be a stay-at-home-mom. When she decided to go back to work, she discovered Salesforce through a program directed specifically towards women wanting to get back into the workforce.​Amidst a busy schedule (to keep up her thriving family life), she gained 4 certifications in her first 7 months of working on Salesforce. Read the story of how she achieved this superhuman (or should… Read More

Focus on People: Frederique Mermoz Mounier – Stay at Home Mom turned Salesforce Professional

Focus on People: Olivier Baelde – Advancing in Salesforce

“it’s a platform where you have to really keep current with what is new, what are the new things coming, and what features you can use in a particular project,” said Olivier in this interview for our Focus on Force community. Olivier Baelde is an experienced learner and user of Salesforce platform. He shares his thoughts about the platform and gives useful advice on how to keep moving forward in the Salesforce… Read More

Focus on People: Olivier Baelde – Advancing in Salesforce

Focus on People: Richard Hone – Midlife Career Change Towards Salesforce

In today’s interview, we have Richard Hone, a Salesforce learner who is working with a Nonprofit Success Pack partner.  From an electrical engineer with more than 20 years experience, he is now a successful Salesforce developer. He shared that exploring Salesforce for Nonprofit is one of the biggest decisions he made midlife. He went into detail as to how he prepared for his certification: going through the study guides, practice… Read More

Focus on People: Richard Hone – Midlife Career Change Towards Salesforce

Focus on People: Dominick DeFazio – From Sales to Lead Dev

Dominick was in sales when he started his Salesforce journey. As a user, he was frustrated with how the org was set up for the functions that he would use everyday. Determined to improve their team’s processes, he tried to learn Salesforce configuration and went straight to pursuing a PD1 Certification.​Read about his insights and tips to help others achieve a rapid on-the-job learning of Salesforce that enabled him to… Read More

Focus on People: Dominick DeFazio – From Sales to Lead Dev

Focus on People: Nat Sullivan – From Start by Accident to Start with Confidence

Nat had never heard of Salesforce when she was offered an internal position by her company to be the Salesforce Trainer for North America. Coming from an end-user non-technical background, it felt like she was pushed into deep waters, and forced to swim.  Read how her Salesforce journey has led her to the most challenging, yet the most rewarding experiences of her life. In this interview, she tells us about the… Read More

Focus on People: Nat Sullivan – From Start by Accident to Start with Confidence

Focus on People: Julian Virguez – From Java To Salesforce Developer

Read how the Salesforce platform has helped a Java developer to learn and improve his programing skills on a whole new level.  Julian worked as a Salesforce developer in a consulting company. He has been working with Salesforce for more than 5 years and he has so many useful things to share with our community. Keep reading and find out more about Julian’s Salesforce experience and learning process.What is your role… Read More

Focus on People: Julian Virguez – From Java To Salesforce Developer

Focus on People: David Paradise – Finding Yourself On A New Path And Coming Out A Winner

Often, your job tasks or your role could be the reason for learning Salesforce and getting certified. In David’s case, he had to learn Salesforce because he started working for Salesforce after an acquisition.David is currently a Senior Quality Engineer at Salesforce Commerce Cloud. Discover the interesting story of how he had to dive right in to getting his Trailhead wins and his first Salesforce certifications.How and Why did you… Read More

Focus on People: David Paradise – Finding Yourself On A New Path And Coming Out A Winner

Focus on People: Andrew Sullivan

Getting a Certification At the Start of My Salesforce Journeyby Aleksandra KrstevskaFor those who are still at the beginning of learning and experimenting with Salesforce platform, this interview will be a real motivation for taking the next big step.We had a great interview with Andrew Sullivan who is a Senior QA Analyst and is working part-time as a Salesforce developer. He is still at the beginning of his Salesforce journey… Read More

Focus on People: Andrew Sullivan

Focus on People: Ken Seaney

specific learning techniques to get your Salesforce certificationby Aleksandra KrstevskaKen Seaney has some great advice on how to use specific learning techniques to get your Salesforce certification. He is an independent contractor experienced in Lightning, Process Builder and creating Flows, workflow rules, formulas and automated alerts.In this interview he is explaining his preparation process for a specific Salesforce certification. We all can learn something useful from his specific learning techniques,… Read More

Focus on People: Ken Seaney