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Perception Vs Reality – What Really Happens In A Nonprofit Database


20 Things Every Nonprofit Database Admin Can Understand (with GIFs)

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Some of us may love the work, but maintaining your team’s database isn’t always easy! For anyone who’s ever had this role at a nonprofit (and for those folks who have ever worked with that person), here are 20 things that have likely crossed our minds at some point in time.

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My Journey to Salesforce Admin Certification

Last September, I set a lofty professional goal. By 2018, I would get my Salesforce Administrator certificate.

For background, I was hired to support our nonprofit constituents by being a face for our organization. My 3+ years of  database experience would be helpful, but I accepted this role because it wasn’t that.  It was a chance to be external-facing and build relationships, something brand new to me. Salesforce wasn’t part of the equation.

That lasted for about 6 months. (more…)