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My Journey to Celebrate Pride Month 2019 with Silverline

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June marks Pride Month. I always like to reflect on and understand what Pride means to me. I have been very fortunate to be open and my true self for the past 12 years and out to others for the past 5-6 years, thanks to all of the trailblazers before me. I also have to think about a time a couple of years ago where I was not so proud. My peers in my college…
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Silverline Office Tour: Omaha

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In September 2017, two of Silverline’s key leaders relocated from New York City to Omaha with the goal of establishing Silverline’s first permanent satellite office. This office would be primarily a development center, hiring junior developers and training them to become Salesforce consultants through our established Silverline Academy program. I caught up with Eric Nelson, VP of Delivery Technology at Silverline, to see what made Omaha the perfect place for Silverline to initially expand. Why…
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Mental Health Month: How We Replace Stigmas with Support at Work

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May marks Mental Health Month nationwide. Started in 1949, this month-long theme exists to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness, to shed light on the spectrum of mental health, to promote help-seeking behavior, and to focus on wellness activities. As someone with anxiety and depression, this kind of signal boost makes me feel more accepted and less embarrassed about the state of my own brain — particularly at work. I’m relatively new to the…
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Go Behind the Scenes: 10 years of Culture at Silverline

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A milestone in the making — Silverline turns 10 this year! As we ready ourselves for what the next decade has in store, we’re also looking back on what has gotten us to where we are now. What makes Silverline the place for so many? How did we come to be Silverliners? Why do we stay? It turns out, there’s lots to love about Silverline, and we’re proud to share what makes it so uniquely…
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How Our Remote Team Celebrated Take Your Kids to Work Day 2019

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In addition to celebrating Take Your Kids to Work Day at our NYC HQ, our remote team members (we call them Silverline Satellites!) joined in on the fun. Home offices comes in many shapes and sizes, and our Satellites were happy to share a snap of their set-ups, kids and all. Parents and their kids participated with a worksheet and guided discussion designed to create open communication around being a satellite employee (and to have…
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How Silverline Celebrated Take Your Kids to Work Day 2019

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Silverline has a long-standing tradition of empowering and educating curious young minds through our work with our Silverline Cares initiatives, internships, and learning and development programs. On April 25th, the company once again participated in Take Your Kids to Work Day with participants ranging in age from 4-15. Silverline’s Kevin Hoxie created an action-packed agenda and started the day off strong with a healthy breakfast and meet and greet with both parents and children. The…
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Silverline’s March MuleSoft Meetup Recap: APIs in Action

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On Thursday, March 28th, 2019, the NYC MuleSoft Meetup Group met to talk about APIs in Action at Silverline’s NYC Office. The second event for this group, the leaders are meeting their goal to host one Meetup per quarter. As members arrived for the event, the Silverline office was abuzz with networking and conversations surrounding all things APIs (and more!).   With over 30 attendees, the event featured various presentations and a robust Q&A session.…
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MuleSoft Meetup Kickoff at Silverline

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  This week, the MuleSoft Meetup Group hosted their Holiday Kickoff and first event at Silverline’s NYC Office. The user group faced the familiar holiday tradition of setting new year’s resolutions and intentions for 2019. The lofty goals included hosting one event per quarter, encouraged knowledge sharing and increasing membership throughout the year.     With over 30 attendees, the majority of the room was new to the MuleSoft meetup group yet most have had…
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The Power of Fresh Perspective in Salesforce Education

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Silverline has a tremendous emphasis on continuous learning and helping others, so it’s no surprise that employees are very active in giving back when it comes to the Salesforce ecosystem. Silverliners demonstrated these values in a recent volunteering opportunity with COOP, an organization that enables recent college graduates to learn more digital skills and pursue digital jobs. Salesforce became involved with COOP to introduce these new graduates to Salesforce and begin a learning process with…
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How Meditation Can Help You Become a Better Consultant

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Data provided by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics suggests that productivity of the average American worker has increased 400%. While today’s technological advances enhance productivity, they also extend work beyond the office, cutting into our personal time. Higher productivity goals continue to overwork and stress American workers more than ever before. As a Salesforce Solution Architect at Silverline, I’ve personally experienced how detrimental burnout can be to productivity. Emails come in at all hours…
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