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Job Hunting While Employed

Job Hunting While Employed

Employed? Looking for a new job? According to some recruiting professionals, that fact might make you more attractive to potential employers, as employers want the best possible hires, often those who already are employed. However, trying to balance your current role, while also seeking your next career opportunity is a slippery slope. You must perform in your current role to prevent any suspicions, but also put your best foot forward in your job search. Staying under the radar to prevent jeopardizing your current role is difficult.

Appealing to Millennials

Appealing to Millennials

Are you a millennial? If you were born between 1980 and 2000, you fit in this generation. They have become a topic of conversation as, with 80 million strong, they now outnumber the baby boomers and have a different perspective than their predecessors. Their mindset, specifically towards customer service, is completely changing the way companies must interact with their customers to stay successful and secure this generation’s purchasing power. 

The Evolution of Cloud Technology

The Evolution of Cloud Technology

There is no debate. If you are not using cloud technology, then your company will be at a major disadvantage. A recent study found that 84 percent of surveyed respondents increased their cloud use, 39 percent of respondents indicated their companies increased cloud use significantly. With cloud technology becoming such a staple in businesses today, the benefits and the “why” for cloud technology have begun to change, as companies are seeking more ways to utilize the new normal.

Passing the Technical Screen

Passing the Technical Screen

An important part of any job interview for a technical role is the technical interview or skills test. It is one thing to be able to say you have the necessary skills or list them on your resume, but demonstrating those skills is imperative. If you want to be prepared for the all-important technical screen, here are a few tips on what NOT to do throughout the interviewing process.

Creating Linked Data without Foreign Keys

I was helping to prepare a demo for a customer that contained two related entities, but, unfortunately, the customer didn’t give us the foreign key between the two sets of data. Fortunately, we can use Excel to create an artificial relationship for the purpose of a demo.

As an example, assume you have accounts and contacts in your system and each contact should have a foreign key to their parent customer, but in the data you have, that key doesn’t exist. You need to create an artificial relationship for the purposes of a customer demo. It’s easy to do.

Simplifying the Referral Game

Simplifying the Referral Game

Candidate referrals are an incredibly effective way to source top new talent for your business. Not only are they more likely to provide higher quality work, but they will likely be more engaged in your company. As an added benefit, they will often take less time and cost less to source.

With so many benefits to hiring referral employees, how does your business grow its referral database? 

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016

Following the exciting release of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015, Microsoft has announced additional news! Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 is being prepared for release in the fourth quarter of 2016. This is said to be the most comprehensive CRM release yet, reinventing productivity for all users. 

Millennial Hiring and Retention

Millennial Hiring and Retention

The job market is changing thanks to a new generation of workers. A recent survey stated that millennials have different focuses than previous generations when choosing their new role.

The New Era of Health Care Relationships

The New Era of Health Care Relationships

If all your patient information was in one place, could smarter care decisions be possible? That is the goal of Salesforce’s new platform, Salesforce Health Cloud. Combining electronic medical records, medical devices and wearables into one location, Health Cloud is revolutionizing the healthcare experience, assisting to make smarter care decisions and better manage the data.

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