Salesforce Professionals, Here’s Why You Should Get Certified

Salesforce Certifications are not necessarily a justification of whether someone is qualified to work with the platform or not. However, getting certified does have numerous benefits. Salesforce Certifications can be extremely valuable when searching for a new job or for landing a new client if you’re an Independent Contractor. Here’s why: Non-Salesforce experts are analyzing… Read more »

5 Step Interview Prep

The best time to look for a job is when you have a job. In that case, you’re going to interview while you’re currently working and finding the time to properly prepare can get tricky. So, I’ll be brief. Over the years, I’ve received valuable interview feedback — here are my essential todos before your… Read more »

Leveraging LinkedIn for Your Job Search

Do Recruiters look at your LinkedIn? Yes. Recruiters are using LinkedIn on a daily basis to find and message you; not to annoy you, believe it or not. From keeping up-to-date with the whereabouts of former colleagues and classmates to accessing interesting articles and finding networking groups, LinkedIn offers a lot, but most importantly, you can… Read more »

Empathy and Genuinity in Recruiting

Looking back at SourceCon Vegas and the sessions I attended, I can’t help but recognize how each one continues to influence my workday. With tips on candidate engagement, technical sourcing tactics, and discussions on platforms and tools to find the best candidates, SourceCon provided days worth of knowledge-bombs that resonated with me and enhanced my… Read more »

Networking events, what’s the point?

I’ve never been the biggest fan of networking events. They seem forced, awkward, and I never quite got the point of having small talk with strangers. But after pushing myself, I have to admit, I changed my attitude. How did this transformation take place? First, I registered and attended a couple different events a week… Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Consider A Counter Offer

Congratulations! You’ve accepted a new position with a new company and it’s time to give the boss your notice. You do, and they present you with a counter offer. Now what? Not everyone leaves a job to make more money. There’s the commute, the technology and tools being used, the work environment, a demanding boss… Read more »

Are You Ready For A Relocation?

Relocating? Why not. Relocating can be scary, but it can also be rewarding. Moving across the state, country, or world, is feasible and it’s happening. However, it is a tough process that can be daunting to even to start. Whether you are targeting a certain location, presented an opportunity for relocation, or desire a remote… Read more »

Your Recruiter is the Best Wingman for the Job!

Your recruiter is the best wingman, woman, person for the job! Life is nice with a sidekick. Whether it’s your best friend, a mentor or an industry peer, tackling a big decision is easier when someone is there to listen. The same goes for having a recruiter you can trust, a recruiter that’s a sidekick… Read more »

Think of Your Recruiter As Your Agent

Think of Your Recruiter As Your Agent In my previous posts, I talked about why to use a recruiter and how to hone in on the key criteria for your job search — now, I’d like to share a creative way to look at the recruiter / candidate relationship. When working with a recruiter, try thinking of… Read more »