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
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
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
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
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
Discovering Salesforce by accident, and two certifications after, Ahmad tells us about how Salesforce changed his career and why Salesforce is an amazing platform to master.
Sarath Lingutla discusses how he used Focus on Force in addition to Trailhead to prepare for his Salesforce certification.
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
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: Jeff DeLucas is a Salesforce consultant in New York City where he works for a consulting company specializing in Salesforce implementations for mainly financial services and healthcare clients.
Sarah Amin is a real example of how you can switch to a Salesforce career. After starting her working life as a biochemist, she now has become a Salesforce consultant and solution manager.
Mony Kankanala is volunteering as a Salesforce/CRM consultant for the non-profit sector. His journey with Salesforce is unique and a true inspiration for those who are still thinking if they should start a career in Salesforce. Let’s see how he managed to organize his learning process and getting certified.
Beyond Certifications:Blazing Trails and Changing Lives in AppalachiaDuring a visit to West Virginia in 1963, President John. F. Kennedy noted with admiration that “the sun doesn’t always shine in West Virginia… but the people always do.”Kennedy’s words might well be extended to much of Appalachia, a region fraught for decades by economic decline and the myriad problems poverty brings: drug addiction, health problems, and, at times, despair.Yet, in spite of… Read More
Russell O’Brienis a Salesforce Solution Architect with a depth of experience in the Computing industry from mainframe and client server to cloud and mobile. He has operated his own Integration Consultancy and has also had extensive involvement in Quality Assurance including Agile Testing. Russell currently lives in Australia and has 13 Salesforce certifications. Lightning Component Interview with Russell O’Brien In recent times much has been published about Salesforce “Lightning” technology…. Read More