Findings from the latest Mason Frank Salary Survey help inform how to maximize your earning potential as a Salesforce professional, and what the future holds for the technology in an ever-changing digital landscape.
It’s never been a better time to be a Salesforce professional. With businesses around the globe slowly but surely moving towards a cloud-based infrastructure, and Salesforce regularly releasing new products and updates, there’s a great demand for skilled Salesforce resource that can help with both implementation and business-as-usual tasks.
But how do you keep track of your actual value as a professional within the community? How do you decide whether to double down on Salesforce technology across all your business functions, or go with a popular competitor product? How do you decide when it’s time to change jobs?
These are all questions that are answered in Mason Frank’s newindependent Salesforce market report. Now in its sixth edition, there’s no better way to benchmark salaries, products, and culture than to analyze self-reported data and sentiments from those who make up the ecosystem. Here are some of the key findings.
Nearly half of all respondents got a pay rise after certification
Salesforce is pretty consistent in its educational materials, in that Trailhead training modules are created with a view to the Trailblazer eventually getting certified. This is a Read the rest of this entry!
Inspection technologies can streamline manual processes, allow for the gathering of more accurate data, and generate reports faster – so that management can make quicker actionable decisions. Furthermore, inspection solutions increase safety, minimize downtime, and increase asset ROI.
One of the ways to conduct timely and productive inspections is via mobile apps. Utilizing mobile devices to perform inspection-related field operations is not just “a cool alternative to pen, paper and clipboard “though. There’s a lot more to inspections and inspectors than just someone with a notepad filling out checkboxes. The team in the field needs a reliable ‘all-in-one’ tool to run inspections from start to finish.
Before we list down the advanced mobility features to boost your inspection processes, let’s go through the basic ‘must-haves’ for more productive fieldwork & happier inspector.
Get a list of inspection visits for the day assigned via the app – so there is no need to call the office or go there personally to pick up the schedule.
Use the built-in calendar and interactive map that shows the appointment for the day to plan it – always know where and when to go next.
Call up people directly via the app anytime needed
Check-in when each task starts and checks out at the end
Start the inspection by filling out a questionnaire, snap a picture, annotate it, and collect a signature in the end.
Have all related documents, manuals, and images available at your fingertips.
Work offline – even when the connection is weak or when there is no Internet for
Mobility brings other hidden perks to the inspection software. Especially to those who use Salesforce for any inspection scenario, from Quality Assurance, Safety Inspections to Non-profit initiatives. If you already utilize Salesforce, consider equipping your field inspectors with a next-gen app that offers more than just simple check-lists and surveys. What else can you get?Read the rest of this entry!