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Level up your Career with Salesforce Community Events

By Amy Oplinger, Sr. Salesforce Consultant, Salesforce MVP Whether you are just starting out, or well-established in your Salesforce career, you are undoubtedly familiar with Dreamforce, the tech giant’s annual conference in San Francisco. But are you familiar with the community organized regional events? These smaller but just as impactful events can not only help… Read more »

Is Consulting the Next Step in Your Salesforce Career?

By Amy Oplinger, Sr. Salesforce Consultant, The Crevalle Group; Salesforce MVP One look at your Twitter or LinkedIn feeds and you will see that many Awesome Admins are making the leap into consulting. This may have you thinking, “Is consulting really the right field for me?”  And, if so, how do you make the move?… Read more »

Fully Disconnecting From Work While on Vacation: 5 Tips

Today’s workers seem to be constantly bombarded with incoming work notifications to numerous devices. Our planners, phones, laptops, and even fitness trackers notify us of incoming calls, texts, and calendar reminders. While this is important to productivity, everyone deserves to enjoy some time out of the office and away from our electronic devices. Out of… Read more »

Why Salesforce Consultants Need An Online, Personal Brand

The Salesforce community is very active online and having a presence in these digital communities is crucial to giving your career a boost as a consultant. By building a strong, online personal brand, you can position yourself as an expert in the industry and show how you are different from the competition. Having a voice… Read more »

My First Salesforce World Tour

I had the pleasure this week of traveling to Boston to represent The Crevalle Group at the Salesforce World Tour. I have never attended a World Tour before, so was pretty excited to see what they are all about! Being active in the community, I did reach out to my Boston Ohana once I learned… Read more »

How to Master Problem-Solving Interview Questions

Problem-solving questions are increasingly common in interviews and require advance preparation. Some problem-solving questions are technical, while others are more general and open-ended, allowing you to showcase critical thinking and collaboration skills The S-T-A-R technique is a simple but effective way to clearly frame responses to problem-solving scenarios What would you tell a recruiter who… Read more »

Happy Holidays from The Crevalle Group

    It’s been an amazing 2018 here at The Crevalle Group. We’re so grateful to all of our clients, consultants and associates—you really do make us smile! It’s also our joy to share our gifts with others. This year, we joined Salesforce and other companies in signing up for Pledge 1%, a promise to contribute… Read more »

Blazing the Trail: A Photo Recap of Dreamforce 2018

Amongst many trees and lush waterfalls, more than 170,000 Salesforce professionals, or “Trailblazers”, attended the annual Salesforce Dreamforce conference in San Francisco, California. The Moscone Center was transformed into a small wilderness, bringing back nostalgia from days at summer camp. Trailblazers trekked through the conference for four days of inspiration, giving back, and connecting with… Read more »

The Conference Survival Guide: Dreamforce 2018

Dreamforce 2018 is almost here. Salesforce MVP Amy Oplinger says there is plenty to see and do but be ready for jam-packed days and nights.  Arrive early to take advantage of certification specials. Use Trail Maps to navigate the conference, and leave time in your schedule to take in some sites in San Fran. Are… Read more »

The Soft Skills You Need As a Technical Salesforce Consultant

Beyond technical skills, Salesforce consultants need to show strong ‘soft skills’ to impress hiring managers. Soft skills can be practiced, and The Crevalle Group offers coaching to assist consultants with interview prep Key skills to learn and improve include verbal communication, non-verbal communication, functional business understanding and presentation skills It’s important to have and show… Read more »