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Jobs in FileMaker: 5 Things to Get You Hired

By Molly Connolly Over the years I've found myself in a position to both hire developers and help developers find good jobs. Since I talk to both developers who are looking for work and developers who are looking to fill FileMaker positions, I thought it might be helpful to share a list of things you could do to strengthen your own job applications. Whether you are looking for a full-time position or work as a sub-contractor, including this information will increase your chances of getting hired and winning the salary you're looking for. If you have anything to add to this conversation or ...

Can FileMaker Training Help You Make More Money?

Can FileMaker Training Help You Make More Money?   One of the most visited posts on Thorsen Consulting's blog is this one: How Can FileMaker Developers Earn More Money? If you browse the post, you'll see that there is a relationship between lifelong learning and career earnings. Developers who participate in professional development programs and work to apply what they've learned tend to command higher salaries over the course of their careers. It's easy enough to agree that we'd all like to invest in professional development, but sometimes it's not that easy to do! We've all got work and family demands that often ...

FileMaker: How to Hire a Junior Developer

  Molly Connolly's presentation, "How to Hire a Junior Developer," provides valuable insights on hiring, training, and evaluating junior FileMaker developers. Click the image below to view the presentation on the FileMaker Technical Network:      

How Can FileMaker Developers Earn More Money?

How Can FileMaker Developers Earn More Money? by Molly Connolly My blog post, generated great conversation about earnings. When numbers like these come in from the field, it’s important to remind yourself to think about earnings in the “big picture.” If your employer offers flex-time, telecommuting and provides administrative, sales and marketing support on projects this should all be factored in when considering your compensation package. But what if you’re still not happy with what you earn? How can you move into a higher bracket and how can you assume more leadership responsibility on projects? First you need to identify areas where you ...

How Much Do FileMaker Developers Make?

  How Much Do FileMaker Developers Make? by Molly Connolly I recruit and train FileMaker developers for custom software solutions and have extensive knowledge of compensation in our field. Here are some salary numbers that I put together to help you get an idea of what junior, mid-level, and senior FileMaker developers earn: Technical Lead A Technical Lead is currently the most sought after FileMaker position in the industry. A technical lead not only has great technical chops, but they are able to perform needs analysis, architect solutions, interact with customers and above all—manage other developers. This person helps you grow your business. This person ...