Employed for Good – 2020, A Year in Review

Hello friends!

Employed for Good (EFG) is primarily a blog (though it’s poised to become a big more in 2021.) So I wanted to share an update on how the blog has done this year – both in terms of stats, and my own individual progress!

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Story Time: How the Org Database Became My Career

A personal reflection on how taking on my org’s database – as a side project – turned into a full-blown career.

Gang! If you’ve been following me for a while, then you know a bit about my story. Like that before becoming a data princess (real nickname), I was an external-facing relationship manager. 

But I wanted to share more about my journey, because I know many of us are reflecting on our careers during the pandemic. Myself included.

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How I Passed the Salesforce Advanced Administrator Certification Exam [2020]

My story about studying for the Salesforce Advanced Admin 301 exam, and the mistakes I made along the way. 😬

Gang, I recently got my Salesforce Advanced Admin Certification. And to be honest, it was a bit of a mess getting there! 🤪

So I’m sharing my story for anyone who might benefit. That includes the mistakes I made during my prep, and the last minute changes that helped me turn things around before exam day.

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Trying to Find the Right Words.

Okay, gang. It’s been a minute. Given all that’s happened, it only feels right to attempt some sort of acknowledgment of this moment. Even if the words are hard to find.

So here it goes.

Most of us know that racial injustice is nothing new. Racism itself is a deplorable stain on our nation – riddled throughout our history, clearly enduring even in the present.

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10 Food Hacks I Only Learned Thanks to COVID-19

Basic food tips for basic food humans.

I’m not a bad cook. But I’m no Emeril either. And thanks to COVID-19, I’m in a position where I’m cooking now more than ever.

Mainly I’ve been focused on trying to eat healthy, keeping meals interesting, and making sure that none of it goes to waste.

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These are frustrating times – even in the small ways.

Let’s talk about it.

Gang. I know this is not the time to feel frustrated about the little things.

The world is going through an unprecedented moment of danger, grief, and loss. Our essential workers and first responders are doing some of the hardest work of their lives. We all know someone, personally or through loved ones, who is struggling or already lost to the coronavirus. Not to mention all the people we know who have taken severe hits financially, having lost their livelihoods one way or another.

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