🔔 Want to learn how to be successful in the Salesforce ecosystem?
📢 Military Trailblazer (Career/Branding) Office Hours is a live forum to gather with Military Trailblazers and Allies to discuss career paths within the Salesforce ecosystem, best practices for exam study, personal branding strategies, marketing yourself on social media, etc.
⭐ This session featured Special Guest Co-Host: Ben McCarthy, Founder of SalesforceBen.com & Non-Exec Director at Cloud Orca
📍 Session Topic: How to be Successful in the Salesforce Ecosystem📍
🔗 Links and Resources from the Session https://bit.ly/resources-2022-06-15
🕔 Time-Stamps 🕔
00:23 Topic: How to Be Successful in the Salesforce Ecosystem
00:41 Co-host Introduction: Ben McCarthy, Founder of SalesforceBen.com & Non-Exec Director at Cloud Orca
01:13 Ben McCarthy’s Trailblazer Journey
03:42 Purpose of Military Trailblazer Office Hours
06:03 Question 1: What are the biggest hurdles for Trailblazers to enter the Salesforce ecosystem?
08:32 Question 2: Can you share any success stories coming out of those programs?
09:47 Question 3: For someone new, what tips do you have to navigate career paths?
11:07 Ben’s Salesforce Career Path Infographic
12:50 Question 4: Can you tell us about the new Salesforce Ben Job Board?
14:45 Question 5: What advice do you have to succeed In the first 90 days of a new role?
16:49 Question 6: What tips can you share to manage Imposter Syndrome?
19:02 Question 7: What tips can you share to build out your network and grow into senior roles?
22:58 Question 8: How important is a personal brand to be successful?
26:17 Question 9: Can you talk about your transition from blogging on your own to building a team of contributing thought leaders?
31:10 Question 10: In the current economic climate, when is the Salesforce job bubble going to burst?
33:29 Question 11: What tips do you have to find job roles with large companies?
36:32 Insights from Adam Best: Searching for a job with a System Integrator (SI) consulting partner
38:23 Question 12: What advice do you have to pivot to a different role?
39:55 Insights from Elio: Informational interviews
40:51 Insights from Stephen: Networking offer to connect and support
42:05 Question 13: On the new Salesforce Ben Job Board, how much experience is required? Apprentice roles? Networking feature?
43:19 Question 14: How do I find freelance opportunities?
43:58 Resource: ohanaly.com/freelance-salesforce-consulting
45:10 Question 15: What trends are you noticing in hybrid work?
46:32 Question 16: How do find an entry level role to gain experience?
50:15 Question 17: Do you have an affiliation to the military community?
51:46 Gratitude and closing
📅 When: Wednesday, 5:00-6:00 PM EST 📅
🌟 Where: https://lnkd.in/eyjt2F4 🌟
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