Cloud for Good



Employee Communities and Salesforce

Customer Communities are a great way to engage with your constituents. However, you can also look at a Salesforce Community to increase employee engagement. We explore the different types of Salesforce Communities in this post.

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Hiring with Inclusiveness

In the effort to increase the diversity of technology companies, one area where efforts often break down is the hiring process. We would like to share some practical suggestions that worked for our team. Hopefully, our experience will be helpful to others in increasing the diversity of your team, whether it is racial, gender, sexual orientation or another dimension of diversity you are seeking.

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Giving Back – My Day Volunteering At Cradles to Crayons

Donating to a charity is a great way to ensure that their mission is accomplished, but there is something so much more rewarding about being able to volunteer your time, and sometimes sweat, to a cause that is near and dear to your heart. As our lives become increasingly busier as we take on careers, family and hobbies, it can be hard to find a time that works for you and an organization to volunteer your time. Depending on the areas that your chosen organization serves, weekends may not be an available option. Lucky for me, Cloud For Good recognizes this and allows time off from work for employees to volunteer in their communities.

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Invest in Your Salesforce Administrator

It took 11 years, but finally created an “Admin Zone” at their annual Dreamforce conference. They have a Developer Zone for the coders, a Foundation Zone dedicated to their nonprofit customers, a Small and Medium Business Zone and now one for Admins. Don’t get me wrong, wasn’t ignoring System Administrators in previous years. There have always been plenty of sessions dedicated to administrators of all skill levels. But having an Admin Zone and an Admin Keynote dedicated to administrators was recognition that Admins are a key resource for any organization, nonprofit or otherwise.

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