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Exploring Careers with Slack [Video]

🔔 Exploring Careers with Slack📢 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 Slack Panel Co-Hosts:⭐ Frank Hesson, Senior Account Executive ⭐ Rebecca Cormier, Senior Solution Engineer ⭐ Jaclyn Figueroa, Lead Solution Engineer📍 Session Panel: Exploring Careers with Slack🔗 Links and Resources from the Session: https://bit.ly/resources-2022-08-03🕔 Time-Stamps 🕔WELCOME | CO-HOSTS | PURPOSE 00:00 Introduction00:41 Topic: Exploring Careers with Slack01:39 Co-host introductions: Frank Hesson, Rebecca Cormier, and Jaclyn Figueroa03:16 Frank Hesson’s Trailblazer Journey06:08 Rebecca Cormier’s Trailblazer Journey07:43 Jaclyn Figueroa’s Trailblazer Journey10:49 Purpose of Military Trailblazer Office HoursQUESTION | INSIGHTS10:33 Question 1: What soft skills are essential in your current role?16:30 Question 2: How did you transition into a sales role? 21:21 Question 3: How did you transition into a Solution Engineer role?28:19 Question 4: What challenges do you face as an Account Executive?32:16 Question 5: What challenges do you face as a Solution Engineer? 35:20 Question 6: How does SLACK differ from chatter?39:49 Frank’s insight: Single pane of glass41:36 Question 7: What does the SLACK acronym stand for? 43:19 Question 8: What is your favorite feature from the free out-of-the-box SLACK?48:48 Question 9: Does SLACK offer resources to students to skill up? 52:48 Gratitude and closing54:10 Reminder: Summer break for next 2 weeks. See you again August 📅 When: Wednesday, 5:00-6:00 PM EST 🌟 Where: https://lnkd.in/eyjt2F4 🌟(Select the Career/Branding focused session)⏯ If you can’t make the live session, subscribe to my YouTube channel for access to all of the recorded sessions: https://lnkd.in/ea9B8_Ti#salesforce #slack #trailblazers

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How to Get Started on the Salesforce Industries Career Path [Video]

🔔 How to Get Started on the Salesforce Industries Career Path📢 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-Hosts from Uptima:⭐ Alex Bell, Chief Strategy Officer⭐ Brie Hintze, Marketing Manager⭐ Mor Merzel, Director of Service Architecture⭐ Gary Patterson, Principal Consultant⭐ James Purl, VP of Manufacturing and Med Device Solutions🔗 If you’ve enjoyed Office Hours, please take a moment and fill out this brief survey to help us improve the program. https://bit.ly/MTOH_Survey📅 When: Wednesday, 5:00-6:00 PM EST 📅🌟 Where: https://lnkd.in/eyjt2F4 🌟(Select the Career/Branding focused session)#salesforce #trailblazers #trailblazercommunity

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How to Land a Salesforce Role with a Large Company [Video]

🔔Learn How to Land a Salesforce Role with a Large Company📢 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, AKA “Salesforce Ben”, Founder of SalesforceBen.com and Non-Exec Director at Cloud Orca🔗 If you’ve enjoyed Office Hours, please take a moment and fill out this brief survey to help us improve the program: https://bit.ly/MTOH_Survey📅 When: Wednesday, 5:00-6:00 PM EST 🌟 Where: https://lnkd.in/eyjt2F4 (Select the Career/Branding focused session)#salesforce #trailblazercommunity #trailblazers

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How to Be Successful in the Salesforce Ecosystem [Video]

🔔 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 🕔WELCOME00:00 Welcome00:23 Topic: How to Be Successful in the Salesforce Ecosystem00:41 Co-host Introduction: Ben McCarthy, Founder of SalesforceBen.com & Non-Exec Director at Cloud Orca01:13 Ben McCarthy’s Trailblazer Journey03:42 Purpose of Military Trailblazer Office HoursQUESTIONS06:03 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 Infographic12:50 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 partner38:23 Question 12: What advice do you have to pivot to a different role?39:55 Insights from Elio: Informational interviews40:51 Insights from Stephen: Networking offer to connect and support42:05 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-consulting45:10 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 🌟(Select the Career/Branding focused session)⏯ If you can’t make the live session, subscribe to my YouTube channel for access to all of the recorded sessions: https://lnkd.in/ea9B8_Ti#salesforce #trailblazercommunity #salesforceben

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Pass Your Salesforce Exam by Creating a Study Strategy [Video]

🔔Learn How to Pass Your Salesforce Exam by Creating a Study StrategyMilitary 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: Dominic Carubba, CPT🔗 If you’ve enjoyed Office Hours, please take a moment and fill out this brief survey to help us improve the program. https://bit.ly/MTOH_Survey📅 When: Wednesday, 5:00-6:00 PM EST 📅🌟 Where: https://lnkd.in/eyjt2F4 🌟(Select the Career/Branding focused session)#salesforce #trailblazercommunity #trailblazers

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Exploring Solution Engineering Best Practices [Video]

🔔Want to learn about Solution Engineering Best Practices?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: ⭐ Iman Maghroori, Distinguished Solution Engineer, Salesforce📍 Session Topic: Exploring Solution Engineering Best Practices 📍🔗 Links and Resources from the Session: https://bit.ly/2022-06-08🔗 Link to Iman’s Presentation: https://bit.ly/3H6GFHy🕔 Time-Stamps 🕔WELCOME00:00 Welcome00:23 Topic: Exploring Solution Engineering Best Practices00:24 Co-host Introduction: Iman Maghroori01:13 Iman Maghroori’s Trailblazer Journey05:08 Purpose of Military Trailblazer Office HoursIMAN’s PRESENTATION 06:48 Engaging Demos: The Art and Science of Melting Faces07:51 Stop: What is the ONE thing you need for all this to work?08:41 Know your audience09:14 Be awesome, in an ocean of mediocrity09:47 Do cool things that matter12:22 Uncanny Valley15:33 Assume your audience is hostile16:18 Discovery18:02 Take their Business Objectives 19:09 So what? Who cares?19:58 Refine and distill20:53 Executive demos – Give them the demo twice21:58 Don’t be uptight, be You!22:43 What doesn’t work?24:23 Melt their facesQUESTIONS & INSIGHTS25:20 Question 1: Can you share your slide deck?26:49 Question 2: Scripted vs. Ad hoc demo dry runs? 34:40 Question 3: Working in person vs virtual at scale?37:32 Question 4: Tips for new Solution Engineers?41:52 Question 5: Have you met Marc Benioff?42:52 Question 6: Has the nature of demos changed? 44:10 Question 7: How do Solution Engineers measure success? Examples of hard and soft KPIs?47:03 Question 8: How to develop solid customer interaction skills?49:05 Question 9: What are your favorite presentation tools? 53:03 Question 10: Do you ever seed questions? 54:11 Question 11: How did you acquire your sales skills? 57:26 Resource: Sign up for Iman’s Webinars salesforce.com/imanswebinars58:06 Question 12: Tips to help us improve our presentation skills?01:02:53 Gratitude and closing📅 When: Wednesday, 5:00-6:00 PM EST 📅🌟 Where: https://lnkd.in/eyjt2F4 🌟(Select the Career/Branding focused session)⏯ If you can’t make the live session, subscribe to my YouTube channel for access to all of the recorded sessions: https://lnkd.in/ea9B8_Ti#salesforce #solutionengineer #trailblazers

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Can You Become a Salesforce Developer Without a Degree? [Video]

🔔Can You Become a Salesforce Developer Without a Degree?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-Hosts:🔹 Copado Panel- Ashley Dodge, Senior Director of Community- Russell Lott, Regional Vice President of Sales- Phil Barow, Regional Vice President of Sales- Alexander Snyder, Senior DevOps Engineer- Steve Kluth, Director of IT🔹 Brooks Johnson, Software Engineer & Senior Developer at Insulet Corporation📍 Session Topic: Exploring DevOps and Developer Career Paths 📍🔗 Chat Resource Links: https://bit.ly/3HrUEr4🔗 If you’ve enjoyed Office Hours, please take a moment and fill out this brief survey to help us improve the program. https://bit.ly/MTOH_Survey📅 When: Wednesday, 5:00-6:00 PM EST 📅🌟 Where: https://lnkd.in/eyjt2F4 🌟(Select the Career/Branding focused session)#salesforce #trailblazercommunity #trailblazers

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Discover What DevOps Is & How It Relates to Salesforce [Video]

🔔Discover What DevOps Is & How It Relates to SalesforceMilitary 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-Hosts:🔹 Copado Panel- Ashley Dodge, Senior Director of Community- Russell Lott, Regional Vice President of Sales- Phil Barow, Regional Vice President of Sales- Alexander Snyder, Senior DevOps Engineer- Steve Kluth, Director of IT🔹 Brooks Johnson, Software Engineer & Senior Developer at Insulet Corporation📍 Session Topic: Exploring DevOps and Developer Career Paths 📍🔗 Chat Resource Links: https://bit.ly/3HrUEr4🔗 If you’ve enjoyed Office Hours, please take a moment and fill out this brief survey to help us improve the program. https://bit.ly/MTOH_Survey📅 When: Wednesday, 5:00-6:00 PM EST 📅🌟 Where: https://lnkd.in/eyjt2F4 🌟(Select the Career/Branding focused session)#salesforce #trailblazercommunity #trailblazers

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How to Create an Engaging Salesforce Brand [Video]

🔔 Want to learn How to Create an Engaging Brand in the Trailblazer Community?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.Our Co-Hosts for this session were:⭐ Adam Best, Senior Program Architect at Salesforce⭐ Jordan Nelson, Senior Salesforce Administrator at Vercel 📍 Session Panel: How to Create an Engaging Brand in the Trailblazer Community🔗 Links and Resources from the Session https://bit.ly/2022-06-01🔗 If you’ve enjoyed Office Hours, please take a moment and fill out this brief survey to help us improve the program. https://bit.ly/3LNFLkj🕔 Time-Stamps 🕔WELCOME00:00 Welcome00:21 Topic: How to Create an Engaging Brand in the Trailblazer Community00:40 Co-host Introductions: Adam Best and Jordan Nelson01:30 Jordan Nelson’s Trailblazer Journey04:46 Adam Best’s Trailblazer Journey06:56 Purpose of Military Trailblazer Office HoursQUESTIONS & INSIGHTS08:49 Question 1: What is personal branding? How do you define it?17:17 Question 2: Did you set out to launch your personal brand?27:27 Question 3: What are your thoughts on social media platforms? 31:31 Question 4: How did you launch into public speaking?35:35 Question 5: In general, are recruiters seeking generalists -or- specialists? Is it better to brand yourself in a role -or- platform?41:40 Question 6: What is your process? How do you plan? What is your timing and tool tips? How do you stay balanced?49:49 Question 7: How do you keep going? 00:58 Gratitude and closing📅 When: Wednesday, 5:00-6:00 PM EST 📅🌟 Where: https://lnkd.in/eyjt2F4 🌟(Select the Career/Branding focused session)⏯ If you can’t make the live session, subscribe to my YouTube channel for access to all of the recorded sessions: https://lnkd.in/ea9B8_Ti#salesforce #trailblazercommunity #trailblazers

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Learn What Branding is from Two Salesforce Thought Leaders [Video]

🔔Learn What Branding is from Two Salesforce Thought LeadersMilitary 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.Our co-hosts for this session were:⭐ Adam Best, Senior Program Architect at Salesforce⭐ Jordan Nelson, Senior Salesforce Administrator at Vercel 📍 Session Panel: How to Create an Engaging Brand in the Trailblazer Community🔗 Links and Resources from the Session https://bit.ly/2022-06-01Time-Stamps00:14 Insights from Jordan Nelson03:34 Insights from David Nava05:35 Insights from Adam Best🔗 If you’ve enjoyed Office Hours, please take a moment and fill out this brief survey to help us improve the program. https://bit.ly/MTOH_Survey📅 When: Wednesday, 5:00-6:00 PM EST 📅🌟 Where: https://lnkd.in/eyjt2F4 🌟(Select the Career/Branding focused session)#salesforce #personalbranding #trailblazers

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Motivations for Selling: Why to Consider a Role in Sales [Video]

🔔 Motivations for Selling: Why to Consider a Role in SalesMilitary 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.The Co-Host for this session was:⭐ Jimmy Maloney, Area Vice President of Sales at Salesforce🧭 We explored #SalesRoles in the #Salesforce ecosystem and much more.🔗 Links and Resources from the Session https://bit.ly/2022-05-25🔗 If you’ve enjoyed Office Hours, please take a moment and fill out this brief survey to help us improve the program. https://bit.ly/MTOH_Survey📅 When: Wednesday, 5:00-6:00 PM EST 📅🌟 Where: https://lnkd.in/eyjt2F4 🌟(Select the Career/Branding focused session)#salesforce #trailblazers #trailblazercommunity