Blog - August 2017

  • makepositive (UK) Away Day Summer 2017: report by Nadio Granata

    Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2017 by Nadio GranataNo comments

    There are company Away Days … and there is the makepositive Away Day! The following is a personal review of what it was like to be fortunate enough to take part in this year’s event. Company Away Days are nothing new. They are often seen as critical to enabling key messages to be communicated across the organisation without the distractions of the daily chores. In some cases, they are little ...

  • Partner Cricket Day ... everyone is a winner

    Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017 by Nadio Granata & Kasif ImranNo comments

    Partner Cricket Day hailed a massive success Congratulations to the makepositive cricket team who won the inaugural Partners Day Cricket Tournament beating Natterbox in a thrilling final. The sun was going down when Player of the Tournament, Connor Barry took to the crease one last time along with our CEO Mark Richards. They got out a little earlier than expected but their final and most ...

  • My work experience week with makepositive … and the lessons I have learnt (Guest Blog)

    Posted on Monday, August 14, 2017 by Nadio GranataNo comments

    Before coming to makepositive, I had absolutely no idea what Salesforce was or how makepositive was linked to Salesforce. To be honest, I expected this work experience week to be spent with people in suits working monotonously at desks …  but it's actually been the complete opposite. The atmosphere here is positive and everyone is always happy and hardworking. I’ve met a wide range of different ...

  • My Salesforce apprenticeship: the journey so far

    Posted on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 by Anand AtwalNo comments

    Last year I received an email from Step Forward talking about a “Salesforce apprenticeship”  I asked the question: What is Salesforce? 11 months later, I am so glad I did. I could never have imagined the exciting prospects of my journey with Step Forward to be as far-reaching, exciting and life-changing as it has been. When starting off the process, I found myself to be quite apprehensive ...

  • A Quick Guide to the Technical Roles of a Salesforce Technician

    Posted on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by Ignacio LlorcaNo comments

    In my years of experience in Salesforce one of the most frequently asked questions (other than how to spell Ignacio or why people call me Nacho) has always been the background and skills needed to become a Salesforce developer, and there isn’t a unique answer for that question. As a Salesforce developer in your career you may face many different situations depending on your role, it is obvious ...