Feb. 3, 2023 · 3 minutes
Luck is simply an opportunity meeting a prepared individual. Now is the time to begin learning, not when a potential opportunity arises.
We have access to numerous free, high-quality Salesforce learning tools, such as:
Utilize these resources to jumpstart your Salesforce education and develop your career path. Even created a Beginner's trailmix to help newcomers get started with Salesforce fundamentals!
The majority of people learn and develop most rapidly when they are doing something they enjoy. You have numerous career options with the Salesforce Platform, including Salesforce Developer, Consultant, and Business Analyst roles, as well as sales and marketing careers.
Thus, focus on your strengths. Explore the Salesforce technology, discover what you enjoy, and excel at it. On my journey, I went from implementing Financial Services Cloud to developing and deploying automated processes in Salesforce utilizing a third-party Salesforce application to marketing automation in Pardot.
The path to achievement involves risk, anxiety, and uncertainty. However, the benefits are worthwhile, including development, resiliency, fulfillment, accomplishment, and victory. I made three significant decisions that led to my current situation:
All three of these options were terrifying! They posed a substantial risk. In retrospect, however, I see that they were crucial. I needed to take risks in order to advance and grow.
To be considered for a suitable opportunity, you must become well-known for your skills, experience, accomplishments, and values. LinkedIn is the ideal platform for sharing this information, as it serves as an online resume for many users. It is also an excellent platform for brand development and promotion.
Follow industry thought leaders who inspire you on LinkedIn to see how they build their brands for ideas and advice on how to build yours. Borrow branding concepts from their profiles, including the content they create and share.
The key to branding is to consistently produce high-quality content.
The Trailblazer Community enjoys assisting others. Your fellow Trailblazers are available to answer your questions and direct you to various resources. When I began to experience early success with Salesforce, I began to share my story online in an effort to inspire others who wished to forge new paths with this technology.
The response was phenomenal. In addition to receiving an abundance of encouragement, I also received the infamous Golden Hoodie.
Adopting the Salesforce core values of Trust, Customer Success, Innovation, Equality, and Sustainability is also required in order to connect with the Trailblazer Community. Successful Trailblazers embrace and exemplify these values in their work and within the Salesforce ecosystem and Trailblazer Community.
I do not believe I would have my current position if I had not established a strategic Salesforce network. How can you strategically network? Following are three ideas: