Whether you’re lucky enough to boast a wealth of experience, skills, or winning charm, job interviews are a daunting experience for everyone. The interview process is all about being able to effectively translate your best assets to your interviewer, whilst best understanding what they want from their next hire. Mason Frank International’s specialist Salesforce recruiters have contributed their best tips to consider when interviewing for three key Salesforce positions – admin, sales, and developer.
Salesforce administrators need to be able to demonstrate their ‘bedside manners’. As an admin, you’re primarily a communicator. You need to make sure you can effectively demonstrate your capacity to discuss Salesforce features. You’re the number one touchpoint for users across the organization meaning you must showcase your soft skills and likeability, as well as knowledge of your particular experiences with the platform.
Admins must have knowledge and enthusiasm for the product. Demonstrate your familiarity, but also highlight the areas which you’d like to learn more about. This shows keenness for development which is something organizations love to see.
Sidra Khatkhatay, Recruitment Consultant Team Leader
A Salesforce sales representative must prove their knowledge of the product. In the interview, you’re likely to be asked to prove quota attainment and you should be specific with the numbers you quote. What were your previous targets and what did you comparatively achieve?