Blog

Life at makepositive is never dull! We encourage our team to share their experiences with us so that we can all get to know each other better. Here you will find a wide variety of articles relating to life at makepositive. Your feedback is very welcome. Enjoy!

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  • 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 ...

  • Are technology companies improving the gender balance in the workplace?

    Posted on Monday, May 8, 2017 by Stef StylianouNo comments

    An increasing number of new jobs created is coming from the technology industry and it’s really easy to see why. Technology is in every aspect of our lives and more importantly it is embedded in every aspect of every business. Companies and people alike become increasingly more dependent on technology for their operational and strategic decisions. Despite the surge of jobs being created, women ...

  • Congratulations … Lorenzo Frattini CTO

    Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by Lorenzo FrattiniNo comments

    Belated congratulations to Lorenzo Frattini on his recent promotion to the position of Chief Technology Officer here at makepositive. Lorenzo’s new appointment comes within twelve months of joining makepositive from Accenture as Lead Technical Architect. Lorenzo has qualified as one of the only Salesforce Certified Technical Architects in the UK and one of only circa 200 worldwide. “I am ...

  • New Appointment: Julia Doctoroff

    Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by Nadio GranataNo comments

    Julia Doctoroff has recently joined makepositive as an Implementation Consultant. Previously working at Addison Lee on an in-house Salesforce project team, Julia has no less than 6 Salesforce certifications to her name and has been working with the Salesforce platform since back in 2012. Julia says, “I’m really excited to join the team at makepositive and build exciting solutions for ...

  • My two marriages by Rajni Sitladin

    Posted on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by Rajni SitladinNo comments

    10 meals prepped and 2 smoothies made later, I’m ready for bed. Making sure I’m ahead of the game before my 6:30am train in the morning to London goes a long way for a productive working week away (although I live in Birmingham, I commute to London weekly). The meals aren’t all for me – I want to make sure my fiancé eats well whilst I’m away. (He tends to enjoy a takeaway for one otherwise). ...

  • My first day at makepositive by Jasmine Ashley

    Posted on Friday, February 24, 2017 by Jasmine AshleyNo comments

    My journey to joining the makepositive family was not as straightforward as initially expected. This is my second time living in the United Kingdom. A few years back I used my Working Holiday visa to experience the London life, working in a fish & chip shop, pizza pub and customer services. I really enjoyed my time, the visa expired and I returned to New Zealand having discovered ...