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The Power of Fresh Perspective in Salesforce Education

Around the Office

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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Silverline and CUNY sponsor hackathon for hands-on learning and engagement for rising computer science students

Events

Silverline and The City University of New York (CUNY), the largest urban university in the country, are hosting a developer hackathon for computer science undergraduates for two days on November 9 and 10, 2018. The event allows students to both exercise their creativity and gain practical experience in their field. The CUNY Career Success Initiatives is excited to offer students this opportunity for hands-on learning and experience. The developer hackathon will act as an externship…
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How Meditation Can Help You Become a Better Consultant

Around the Office

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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The Greater Significance of Dreamforce Global Gathering 2018

Events

Dreamforce Global Gathering 2018 hosted by Silverline   Recently, Silverline’s New York City office was host to the 2018 Dreamforce Global Gathering, an annual post-Dreamforce collaboration between the Admin, Developer, and Women in Tech User Groups in NY. “This gathering is essentially a get together to present the highlights that occurred at Dreamforce,” said Shawn Padua, a Salesforce Certified Admin at ConnectOne Bank and PepUp Tech alumni. The Silverline team and NYC User Groups worked with…
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It’s Not Just the Right Thing to Do, It’s the Smart Thing to Do

Silverline Cares

Earlier this year, Salesforce announced that they took action on paying equally for equal work. Equality is one of their core values and an important part of their culture. So of course, one of the big themes around Dreamforce 2018 was equality. There was even an entire day devoted to Equality & Culture within the workspace. The Equality Summit was filled with equality Trailblazer gatherings, sessions led by top CEOs, and ended with the Equality…
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Silverline Co-Sponsors Back to School Event at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM)

Silverline Cares

I recently had the opportunity to attend a Back to School event for the patients and families at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM). As part of our Silverline Cares initiative, Silverline co-sponsored the event with Salesforce. The event had a ton of fun events and goodies for the kids as they start preparing for the new school year. Some of the activities included: Decorate your own bookmarks, picture frames, notebooks, and planners Magic Show…
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Helping Women in Technology Advance Their Careers at WITness

Silverline Cares

It’s a month after the 2nd Annual Witness Success Conference, and I am still thinking about and reflecting on the wonderful experience. I had the honor of facilitating a workshop and attending phenomenal sessions and keynotes. The theme for this year was Grit and Grace. Leslie Gestautus and I began working on our content in March. A three-hour workshop needs to be engaging and provide real tools that attendees can use during the workshop and…
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Silverline and PepUp Tech Announce New Partnership

Silverline Cares

Silverline and PepUp Tech, a non-profit organization bringing computer science and technology programs to underserved communities, announced today a new strategic partnership through Silverline’s Philanthropy Initiative, Silverline Cares. The partnership between Silverline and PepUp Tech will ensure that bright, motivated, underserved students have the skills, mentors, and confidence needed to begin careers in technology. PepUp Tech’s scalable model of workforce development benefits thousands of young people and the technology industry as a whole. Through the…
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Silverline Assembles and Donates 875 Hygiene Care Kits to the American Red Cross

Silverline Cares

During the first week of March, the Silverline team came together and escaped the cold (some literally from the Nor’easter that hit) for our annual Summit which took place in Phoenix, Arizona. The days were filled with meetings, sessions, and lots of learning and brainstorming for the year. Plenty of us also had the opportunity to meet each other in person for the first time! The team broke out into department sessions but all gathered…
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Silverline Cares is creating a new example for companies to give back

Silverline Cares

Silverliner Jill Harrison, Innovation Programs, was recently interviewed by Pledge 1%! Check out the interview below and learn more about Silverline Cares, our philanthropy initiative. How do you contribute to the non-profit community? 2017 marked Silverline’s 7th consecutive year sending a team of volunteer consultants and technology experts to the annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week conference in partnership with Salesforce. This year’s team of ten spent a week in March donating hundreds of pro bono…
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