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#16 - Convert views into job offers (My big announcement)

Welcome to the 248 new subscribers who joined this week!

1 actionable tip to grow your salesforce career.

Today’s issue will take about 4 mins to read.

It’s a special one so enjoy! 😎


Learning Salesforce is a challenge.

There are so many different ways to learn it and it’s a lot of info to consume, making it confusing where to start.

That’s why I am creating a course!

My course will make it easy for you to learn the basics, get your first certification, and be well on your way to landing a salesforce job.

Annnnd, since it’s a course, learning will be on your time @ your pace. The pre-sell kickoff will be this Thursday, June 16th.

If you opt-in this Thursday you’ll get access to the course for $99. After the pre-sell ends I am raising the price to $150

Joining early saves you 51%

Without further delay, let’s jump into today’s issue which includes topics that I will cover more in-depth with you in the course.

5 simple steps to learn Salesforce.

(things you actually need to focus on)


Let’s get it ↓

#1 - Pick your career path

Your career is not a job, take time to find the perfect match.

Ask yourself:

  • Can it keep me interested?

  • Is it flexible enough for me?

  • Does it play to my strengths?

  • Will it cover my financial needs?


All these questions can be answered by visiting the trailhead career page. You will find things like avg. salary, job growth, and what day-to-day life would look like for you in that role.



#2 - Learn how to do it

You picked a role, now you’ve got to learn how to do it.

This is where 99% of ppl jump to google.

Don’t do that.

Instead:

  1. Go to trailhead career page

  2. Select the role you picked

  3. Click “start skilling up”


This brings you directly to the modules you need to learn.

This step will:

  1. Help you gain skills to land your 1st job

  2. Let you see if you actually like it




#3 - Pass your cert for that path

Certs are like degrees, employers use them as a checkbox.

70% of ppl applying for salesforce roles have at least 1 cert. So, if you choose not to get at least 1 it’ll be that much more difficult for you.

Not impossible, just a bigger challenge.

Here’s my detailed newsletter all about certification prep.

#4 - Create your online portfolio

Your portfolio is proof that you can do the job.

I took three 1:1 coaching calls this week and one thing I observed was that everyone had plenty of talent and skill that would make them great in the Salesforce industry.

So, why weren’t they?

They didn’t understand resumes vs. portfolios.

  • Resume = What I can do

  • Portfolio = What I can do for you


Your portfolio is a place to show both technical Salesforce skills (flows, integrations, security) as well as transferrable skills (communication, problem-solving, teamwork).

Consider this:

  • I can communicate = blog a well-written how-to guide

  • I can problem solve = break down a trailhead use case

  • I can build technical stuff = prove it with a youtube demo


Build your portfolio step by step with this newsletter.


Resume vs. Portfolio

#5 - Share your learnings there

Better known. beats best.

You can be the best Salesforce [role] in the world, but if nobody knows who you are and what you can do for them… what’s the point?

You need both traffic & an offer. Traffic is getting ppl to look @ you and your offer is showing ppl how you will help.

My weekly traffic:

  • 1 newsletter

  • 2-3 coaching calls

  • 14 posts on Linkedin

  • 20 posts on Twitter


My weekly offer:

  • I can help you (1:1 calls)

  • I can teach you (newsletter)

  • I can prove myself (portfolio)

  • I can simplify salesforce (social media)


My weekly benefits:

  • 3 job offers (this week 7)

  • 605 new LinkedIn followers

  • $400 earned from coaching calls

  • 100+ DMs asking for salesforce help


That’s all for this week. 1 simple salesforce tip to grow your career.

If I have provided any at all value to you in your Salesforce journey, I’d really appreciate your support on my course pre-sell kickoff this Thursday, June 16th.

You can show your support by:

  1. Purchasing the course ($99 early access price)

  2. OR liking and commenting on the Linkedin post @ 8:30 am MDT


Regardless of the outcome next week, I truly appreciate all your support and am very thankful you choose to listen to me on anything salesforce.

See you Thursday!

Jordan

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