Salesforce Certifications & Professional Growth

Get ready to be enlightened in an exciting Salesforce webinar with the seasoned speaker and Salesforce mentor, Naman Markan! We're diving into the secrets of thriving in the Salesforce ecosystem – from active community engagement to mastering certifications. Don't miss this illuminating session!

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What You Will Learn

Topics that will be covered in this webinar

1 Overview

In this webinar, Naman Markan, seasoned trailblazer mentor and speaker, discusses the significance of Salesforce certifications for career growth. He emphasizes Salesforce's role as a leading customer relationship management tool and highlights the extensive support and training opportunities it offers.  

He explains the diversity of certifications available for various roles, including administrators, developers, and consultants. He stresses the importance of certifications in demonstrating professional credibility and gaining a competitive edge. Community engagement within the Salesforce ecosystem is also promoted as a valuable avenue for learning and networking, with community events providing opportunities for collaboration and growth.

2 Topic Highlights

  • Salesforce is a top customer relationship management tool used by businesses worldwide, offering innovation and constant updates. 

  • Salesforce provides comprehensive training courses, making it accessible for both technical and non-technical individuals. 

  • The Salesforce ecosystem is expected to create around 9 million jobs by 2026, making it a promising career choice. 

  • Salesforce certifications are available for various roles, including administrators, consultants, developers, and more. 

  • Certifications demonstrate professional credibility, providing a competitive advantage in the job market. 

  • Engaging with Salesforce communities offers networking opportunities and the chance to learn from others' experiences. 

  • Community events, whether virtual or in person, provide a platform to connect with like-minded professionals and enhance one's career. 

3 Topic Breakdown

0:00 Introduction  

1:06 Career in Salesforce - Salesforce is the world's leading customer relationship management tool used by startups to top companies. Salesforce offers an innovative platform and constantly updates its technology. Additionally, Salesforce has a helpful and collaborative community, providing inclusive support.  

3:23 How do I make a mark in the Salesforce Ecosystem - The Salesforce ecosystem is expected to create around 9 million jobs by 2026, making it an exciting field to be a part of. Salesforce offers comprehensive training courses for both technical and non-technical individuals, certifications, and opportunities to engage with the community that can be leveraged. 

4:51 Importance of Salesforce Certifications - Salesforce offers a wide range of certifications for various roles, including admins, business analysts, marketers, consultants, and developers. Getting certified in a specific field not only demonstrates knowledge and skills but also gives individuals a competitive advantage over others. It enhances professional credibility and increases efficiency in the workplace. 

8:36 Benefits of Getting Salesforce Certified for Career Growth - Salesforce certifications demonstrate commitment and provide a competitive advantage. Individuals should focus on the specific certification they want to pursue and familiarize themselves with the format and requirements of the exam.  

11:09 Preparing and Passing Salesforce Certification Exams - Teaching someone else as a way to identify knowledge gaps and suggests taking practice exams to better understand the real certification is often useful. They also advise eliminating impossible answers to improve focus when answering questions. Overall, the speaker provides helpful tips for preparing for Salesforce certifications. 

15:08 Community Engagement in the Salesforce Ecosystem - Various groups and communities available, such as the WID Group, architecture group, non-profit group, marketing group, developer group, and admin group, provide platforms for individuals to network, learn, connect, and give back to the community.  

18:18 Networking and Collaborating in the Community - Joining these groups helps individuals to understand different areas of the Salesforce ecosystem and learn from others' experiences. Community events, both virtual and in-person, provide platforms for learning and networking with like-minded individuals, ultimately enhancing one's skills and career growth. 

Guest Speakers

Trailblazer Mentor & Speaker
A seasoned consultant and administrator in the world of Salesforce CRM, renowned for his expertise in Salesforce Customization and Data Migration. A stellar track record of over 4 years of invaluable IT experience and a tech-savvy pro, well-versed in an array of 3rd party tools, including DocuSign, Workbench, Data Loader, TSDoc, S-Docs, Nintex Drawloop DocGen®, Conga Composer, and SignNow.