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    Advice for Advancing Careers in the Salesforce Ecosystem

    by markwilliams211992 ·

    Hi everyone,

    I’m looking to advance my career within the Salesforce ecosystem and would love to hear your advice and experiences. Specifically, I’m interested in the following:

    Salesforce Training and Certifications: What Salesforce training programs and certifications have been most beneficial for you?
    Career Pathways: What career pathways or roles have you found to be particularly rewarding in the Salesforce ecosystem?
    Skill Development: What skills, both technical and soft, are most valuable for career progression in Salesforce?
    Networking: How can I effectively network within the Salesforce community to find new opportunities and mentors?
    Any tips, resources, or personal stories would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance for your help!

    Best regards,
    Mark Williams

    Note: link to some Salesforce training and certification sites removed by moderator as spam.

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      Reply To: Advice for Advancing Careers in the Salesforce Ecosystem

      by monica345hawkins ·

      In reply to Advice for Advancing Careers in the Salesforce Ecosystem

      Hello,
      advancing your career in the Salesforce ecosystem can be incredibly rewarding. Start with Salesforce’s Trailhead for comprehensive training and pursue key certifications like Salesforce Administrator, Developer, and Architect. Rewarding career paths include roles such as Salesforce Administrator, Developer, Consultant, Architect, Project Manager, and Business Analyst. Develop technical skills in Apex, Visualforce, Lightning Components, data management, and integration, alongside soft skills in communication, problem-solving, project management, and collaboration. Network effectively by joining Salesforce Community Groups, attending events like Dreamforce, engaging on LinkedIn, participating in the Trailblazer Community, and volunteering your skills to non-profits. This multifaceted approach will help you thrive in the Salesforce ecosystem.

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      Reply To: Advice for Advancing Careers in the Salesforce Ecosystem

      by umerisronaldo ·

      In reply to Advice for Advancing Careers in the Salesforce Ecosystem

      Hi Mark,

      Here’s some quick advice to advance your Salesforce career:

      Certifications:
      – Start: Salesforce Administrator
      – Advance: Salesforce Architect or Salesforce Consultant

      Career Pathways:
      – Roles: Salesforce Administrator, Developer, Architect, Consultant
      – Specialize: Marketing Cloud, CPQ, or Einstein Analytics

      Skill Development:
      – Technical: Apex, SOQL, Integration skills
      – Soft: Communication, Problem-solving, Project management

      Networking:
      – Join: Salesforce user groups and local meetups
      – Attend: Events like Dreamforce
      – Connect: Engage on LinkedIn and Salesforce forums

      Resources:
      – Trailhead: Salesforce’s free learning platform
      – LinkedIn: Follow and connect with Salesforce professionals
      Good luck!

      Best regards,
      Ronaldo

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