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On the Career Path: Admin to Consultant with SF Welly & Chch communities: Thurs Mar 31 12pm NZT

Mar 30, 2022, 11:00 PM – Mar 31, 2022, 12:00 AM

Salesforce User Group, Wellington, New Zealand

On the Career Path: Admin to Consultant: join the Wellington and Chch Salesforce community groups as we welcome 3 amazing Wāhine Toa who will share their Salesforce career journeys, with time for Q&A Thurs 31 March 12 pm NZT All welcome! Issues: anna.loughnan@trailblazercgl.com

About this event

MEETING WRAP UP

Recording Link: 

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/0xuWhy0yFHKOSrtqU1SsjT_2xqEE59HHdMbaCBRRtwnmkcsEOAjmYk3-1yP5s4rX.giaZSpAN344UFToF?startTime=1648681644000 (Passcode: qk=WB5a$)


Important: Link your Bevy (this meeting platform) email to your Trailblazer Identity by April 4: 

https://trailhead.salesforce.com/en/help?article=Linking-Your-Bevy-Login-to-Your&_ga=2.56762090.171918473.1648616973-1280655253.1645614006


Sydney World Tour Register

https://www.salesforce.com/au/events/worldtour/syd22/

Live Sydney Online Audience Application: 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfMP_kb4OIAL4gvFRwgDhFB4GGFsvTZDwjr1qPawxYjVivxPQ/viewform

Attendee Locations

  • Wellington / Te-Whangaui-a-Tara
  • Auckland / Tamaki Makaurau
  • Hamilton
  • Christchurch
  • Nelson
  • Tauranga
  • Palmerston North
  • Kapiti Coast
  • Sydney
  • Brisbane
  • Hong Kong
  • San Diego, USA
  • Honolulu, Hawai’i, USA

New certs recently passed - congrats :)

  • Adrienne Cutcliffe - Field Service Consultant (after the meeting)
  • Sarah Whitau - Sales Cloud Consultant
  • Pari Sathyanarayana - Platform App Builder
  • Bill Wu - Slack Admin
  • Stephen Stanley - B2B Solution Architect (3rd attempt, just after the meeting!)
  • Also a confession from Marc Baizman:100% failed my Admin exam first 2 times - so do not be put off by failure!

Some Notes from the Speakers, Chat & Q&A (watch the recording for more detail)

  • deep community involvement...
  • Non profit / Non profit experience helps as you may know more than your NP customer by then
  • Attending events
  • User group meetings are really helpful
  • Networking
  • Get active on LinkedIn
  • Certs recommended to focus on: Admin & Platform App Builder, then for consulting, Sales Cloud Consultant, Service Cloud Consultant too
  • Trailhead: Rebecca did them all the time, to get her info when she was asked questions, and loves the super badges - Trailhead Super badges are real world challenges
  • Get competitive on Trailhead - that encourages participation!
  • Running workshops and asking open ended questions, soft skills, to understand what they are trying to achieve
  • Change management also important
  • Find a mentor
  • Any experience can be cross-skilled to consulting
  • Life experience!
  • Check out grad programmes if you ares sill studying, many partners have specific Salesforce training / grad path

Mentorship

Sign up to get a Salesforce mentor: https://trailhead.salesforce.com/trailblazerconnect/mentorship/?icid=SFDC:b-trailblzer:b-trailblazer-page (you need to be logged in to Trailhead first to see this page)



SEE YOU NEXT MONTH!




WELCOME TO MARCH!

Please join us in the combined meeting for the extended Wellington and Christchurch Salesforce community groups, with a focus this month on Salesforce careers, and making the move from customer admin to partner consultant.

Hear from 3 inspiring Wāhine Toa who will share their very different Salesforce career journeys with us, and we'll have time for Q&A

  • Natalie Savell - Senior Functional Consultant at PwC
  • Adrienne Cutcliffe - Nonprofit Solutions Lead at Traction on Demand
  • Rebecca D'Arcy - Senior Functional Consultant at Datacom

Thurs 31 March 12 pm NZT

All welcome - please make sure you register if you wish to attend as this is proving a very popular event and is close to being full. Only those who have registered will be admitted - please do not pass on the link.


Any registration or other issues contact anna.loughnan@trailblazercgl.com







Speakers

  • Adrienne Cutcliffe

    Traction on Demand

    Nonprofit Solutions Lead

  • Natalie Savell

    PwC

    Senior Functional Consultant

  • Rebecca D'Arcy

    Datacom

    Senior Functional Consultant

Group Leaders

  • Anna Loughnan

    BNZ

    Leader

  • Raksha Meanger

    Xero

    Community Group Leader

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