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5 Reasons to Learn Salesforce Skills

In Building your Salesforce career, Friday 5: Build Your Tech Career, News, Tech Learning by Jessica Vodden

If you’ve been on our blog before, you’ve probably seen us mention Salesforce. Salesforce skills are incredibly valuable. In fact, the West Virginia Department of Education now offers classes to help adults learn Salesforce as part of an effort to prepare our state’s workforce for the new economy. If you’re on the fence about whether investing time and money into Salesforce …

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You (yes, YOU) can learn to code

In Building your Salesforce career, Friday 5: Build Your Tech Career, Salesforce developer tips, Tech Learning by Jessica Vodden

You (yes, YOU) can learn to code Coding skills are always useful. And even knowing the basics can give your resume a major boost. So this week’s list offers FREE tools to help you learn to code. You might find that it’s easier than you think! Free online classes to learn to coding CodeAcademy edX Udemy Khan Academy Free CodeCamp …

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CentralApp graduates six from tech career training program

In Building your Salesforce career, News, News releases by Jessica Vodden

West Virginia Department of Education launching additional classes across the state this fall Six students recently completed the CentralApp tech career training program, a rigorous apprenticeship designed to help people from coal-mining communities transition to high-tech jobs. The free eight-month program helped participants learn the skills needed to work on the Salesforce platform, a software program powering businesses around the …

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These trails will get you ready for the Salesforce Administrator Exam

In Building your Salesforce career, Salesforce Best Practices by Jessica Vodden

Our proven Salesforce Administrator Trail Mix Ready to start learning Salesforce but not sure where to start? We’ve got your journey mapped out for you! Check out our FREE trail mix (a list of online courses) to help you get ready for the Salesforce administrator exam, the foundational certification you need to build a career working in Salesforce.  This is the same list …

7 things that happen when you become Salesforce certified

In Building your Salesforce career, Salesforce Best Practices by Jessica Vodden

Becoming a Salesforce certified professional can be a life-changing experience. With jobs in the Salesforce ecosystem projected to grow by the millions, earning a Salesforce certification can open up a new world of career opportunities. But if you’re newly certified or still working toward your Salesforce certification, you’ve probably been putting in long hours after your day job or spending …

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Six tips to launch your Salesforce career

In Building your Salesforce career, Salesforce Best Practices, Uncategorized by Jessica Vodden

The Salesforce ecosystem offers tremendous career opportunities. In fact, jobs working with Salesforce tools are projected to increase by 3.3 million over the next five years! But if you are brand new to the platform, getting started can be intimidating and overwhelming.  Here are six tips to jumpstart your Salesforce career. – Lee Kraus, Director of Training Programs, CentralApp 6 Tips …

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Participants in CentralApp program earn in-demand certification

In News by Jessica Vodden

HUNTINGTON, W.VA. – For Beth Fanning Taylor, a mother and wife living in Raleigh County, the holidays were busier than usual. “I was wrapping presents while watching lectures online… I carried my laptop with me pretty much everywhere” Beth said. “It was all worth it, though, when I passed my certification test.” Beth is one of seven individuals from throughout …

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Herald-Dispatch: CentralApp launches job training program

In News, News stories by Jessica Vodden

HUNTINGTON – CentralApp, a West Virginia-based company, is offering job-seekers throughout southern West Virginia the chance to learn high-tech skills – and get paid while doing it. CentralApp says it’s looking for candidates for apprenticeships that will teach participants to develop applications within Salesforce, a digital global business platform. The eight-month career training program will allow workers to develop computer …

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Register-Herald: CentralApp launches ‘learn to earn’ job training program

In News, News stories by Jessica Vodden

CentralApp, a West Virginia-based company, is offering job-seekers throughout southern West Virginia the chance to learn high-tech skills — and get paid while doing it. CentralApp is looking for candidates for apprenticeships that will teach participants to develop applications within Salesforce, a global business platform. The eight-month career training program will allow workers to develop computer coding skills and earn …

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MetroNews: Startup company believes area residents can fill high tech jobs

In News, News stories by Jessica Vodden

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A start-up company is looking for residents in the region who would be interested in becoming an apprentice to learn the coding language of a large software company. CentralApp, based in Huntington, has already trained eight eastern Kentucky residents and is now focusing its efforts on West Virginia, CentralApp Chief Creative Officer Jessica Kennedy said. “We’re training people specifically …