Category: Careers

The Best Career Advice from Salesforce’s Woman of the Month

The Best Career Advice from Salesforce’s Woman of the Month

We like to say that Salesforce is a team sport. So it comes as no surprise that this month’s MVP is Kayleigh Roberts, an Associate Sales Engineer and true team player in Salesforce’s Toronto office. In her first two years at the company, Roberts has consistently gone the extra mile... Read More»

6 Tips for Hiring for Your Customer Support/Help Desk

6 Tips for Hiring for Your Customer Support/Help Desk

When you are filling IT customer-support and help-desk positions, getting the right people is critical. They interact with both your internal team and your customers, and the satisfaction of both of these groups is a priority. With that in mind, we’ve put together some steps that will help you find... Read More»

Why Your Social Recruiting Isn’t Working

Why Your Social Recruiting Isn’t Working

These days, social recruiting is the norm. According to Jobvite’s 2014 Social Recruiting Survey, 93% of recruiters use or plan to use social recruiting, and 73% plan to increase their investment in social this year. Despite the pervasiveness of social media, however, the majority of recruiters (82%) see their social... Read More»

9 Key Attributes That Make a Salesperson a Great Sales Manager

9 Key Attributes That Make a Salesperson a Great Sales Manager

Is this you? You’re a very successful salesperson. You regularly beat your targets. You know your products, clients, market and competitors inside out. You’re buzzing with ideas and feel that you could do your boss’s job. Frankly, you’re ready for a new challenge. However, being a target-beating sales person and... Read More»

Vote Now: Winter '15 Nominations are Now Open!

Vote Now: Winter '15 Nominations are Now Open!

If you are anything like me, I am glad that the colder weather is approaching. The season brings warm winter fires, even more Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and it's the time for you to nominate awesome individuals from the community as the Winter '15 MVPs. Even if you are not familiar... Read More»

3 Key Behaviors for Superior Sales Performance

3 Key Behaviors for Superior Sales Performance

As a sales leader, are your efforts really making a difference? A 2011 study from the Aberdeen Group revealed that most salespeople are not meeting company expectations. They found that: Only 4% of salespeople in the bottom 30% of companies achieve their quota Only 49% of salespeople in the average... Read More»

How to Run a Business and Keep Your Weekends Free

How to Run a Business and Keep Your Weekends Free

Entrepreneurs sacrifice a lot for their businesses. Money, time, social life—all of these tend to go out the window. What I didn’t expect to lose, however, were my weekends. Business owners don’t procrastinate; we are constantly firing on all cylinders. I thought I’d get my work done during the week,... Read More»

3 Savvy Self-Promotion Examples For Professionals

3 Savvy Self-Promotion Examples For Professionals

We have all been exposed to the brash, unethical type who simply is not in tune with the delicate balance between over-promoting and under-promoting himself, right? One of the unfortunate ripple effects created by over-the-top self-promoters is that their behavior causes good, solid contributors to shrink back when it’s time... Read More»

“Winning at Work: Success Secrets from 20 Top Influencers”: A New Salesforce E-Book

“Winning at Work: Success Secrets from 20 Top Influencers”: A New Salesforce E-Book

Navigating a career is becoming increasingly complicated. Industries are constantly changing—but sometimes, the more things change, the more they stay the same. While certain technical skills may not be applicable throughout your entire career, there are some tried-and-true tips for succeeding, no matter what disruption occurs around you. And what... Read More»

5 Tips for Maximizing the Rest of Dreamforce

5 Tips for Maximizing the Rest of Dreamforce

Dreamforce is a remarkable opportunity for many things — professional development, networking, discovering new ways to conquer key issues you’re now tasked with addressing. But now that it's halfway over, you might be feeling a bit overwhelmed at how to get the most out of time here. Hit pause. You've... Read More»