As we close out the year and look toward what new opportunities come in the upcoming year, many companies are looking at what technologies should be integrated into their processes in order to increase collaboration and complete work more efficiently. One such tool for the conversation is Microsoft SharePoint. SharePoint is the new way to work together. The addition of SharePoint to your business will give your team a distinct competitive advantage, allowing employees to work faster and smarter.
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You have officially completed the interview. You think you really made a positive impression. What is next? Do you sit and wait until they reach out to you with next steps? Not at all! When you are trying to secure your next opportunity, it pays to be proactive, even in between interviews. Following up after an interview demonstrates your dedication and portrays you in a positive light with the employer and their hiring team.
The holiday season is an exciting time for everyone as we close out the end of the year. While it is a busy time of year for both candidates and hiring teams, it does not mean you should put all hiring activities on hold. Hiring during the holiday season can actually be an advantage for your organization, if done right.
We recently had a need to be able to retrieve picklist values from the Salesforce case entity for use in another web application that was built using .NET. There are several ways we could have accomplished this. The first would have been to manually add the items to the other application (either hard coded or stored in a database). The problem with that approach is keeping the values in sync becomes troublesome. Do you have someone manually updating items as they change? You could, but what if they forget to update the external application?
It’s an exciting time. You’ve been interviewing for a new career opportunity and it seems like a great fit for you in terms of culture and job function. However, is the company feeling the same way? Thankfully, there are clues you can spot in your conversations cluing you in on whether a job offer is in the near future. While getting your hopes up prematurely is not ever the intention, below are some signs that a job offer could be on the horizon.
When hiring the best team possible for your business, it is important to look at the similarities amongst your employees. Those demographics and data points are incredibly useful nuggets when hiring a new employee. Nationally, the use of data in hiring decisions is growing. Over 6,000 medium to large businesses will be utilizing data analytics in hiring decisions by 2018. The tools used to measure and visualize this data is one of the three largest growth areas for human resources departments, in terms of spending, in the past year.
After two long months of waiting, the latest CRM 2015 on-premise update has arrived. Originally scheduled to be released in September 2015, this update was delayed without any word on why or when it could be expected. However, on November 5th, Microsoft quietly announced it here: Update 0.2 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015.
Since only 25 percent of leads become true prospects, it’s vital to qualify which leads have potential for the sales team. In this way, sales reps can focus their time and efforts on generating revenue opportunities for themselves as well as for the company. Knowing who your target customer is should be the first step in this process. You want your sales team to have a strong foundation for lead nurturing. This should be discussed with the marketing team and not just kept to the sales department.
Your company is hiring. You want the best pool of candidates to choose from in order to make the best hire possible for your company to create your team. How can you ensure that your job opening is being viewed by the most qualified candidates? Your job positing must be easily viewable and accessible to job seekers, along with being a simple application process to turn the job seekers into candidates for qualification and interview.
Data migration tasks often require us to move records that are dependent on each other or linked with foreign keys. Since those connections are mostly modeled with the primary keys of those entities, we are forced to migrate those records in a particular order. We need to get the IDs of the entities in the new system, first, before we can use those keys to link them with their dependent entities. A common example would be the migration of accounts, including their associated contacts. We first move the accounts over to the new system.