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How do I start a Career in Salesforce Consulting?

Career in Salesforce Consulting

A Career in Salesforce Consulting has always intrigued me. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Salesforce Consulting, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Salesforce Consulting. I was Googling about a Career in Salesforce Consulting and was lucky to find: 

Divya Hirani's professional point of view!

Divya Hirani is an experienced professional with 2 years & 3 months in Salesforce Consulting. Divya Hirani has worked in Salesforce Consulting as Salesforce Consultant in Various Assignements. In Divya Hirani's own words, this is how Divya Hirani got into Salesforce Consulting: "After doing my schooling from Mother s International School, New Delhi, I did my BDS from Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University. Thereafter, I worked as a Lecturer, Dentist and Optician for eight years in Indian and London. After that, I switched to Salesforce Consulting and did various certification courses like Salesforce Admin 201, Salesforce App Builder and Certified Technical Architect from Salesforce University. I have been working as Salesforce Consultant for various organizations like Chance UK, Rephrase, Break a Difference in London and currently working for Best Beginning which is non profitable organization in London." 

Career Video on Salesforce Consulting

In a video, Divya Hirani has talked about various aspects of a Career in Salesforce Consulting. Divya Hirani started by explaining Salesforce Consulting as: "Salesforce Consulting (Cloud Computing) is a customer relationship management (CRM) platform designed to support sales, marketing and customer support in both business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-customer (B2C) contexts.A salesforce consultant are the prime resources in an organization as they add value to business by generating revenue and bring value to the clients. They can develop appropriate solutions and analyze how changes impact business for better or worse." I watched the full video and I absolutely loved it.

I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Salesforce Consulting and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Salesforce Consulting. Divya Hirani touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Certified Technical Architect
  • Salesforce App Builder
  • Salesforce Admin 201

Sills and success goes hand in hand. One needs to get a hold of essential skills.
Divya Hirani then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Salesforce Consulting:

  • Communication Skills
  • Patience
  • Research Oriented
  • Well Read
  • Logical & Analytical Thinking

Positives of this Career are quite interesting.
Divya Hirani believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Salesforce Consulting:

  • Monetary Benefits
  • Less Stressful

There are a few Challenges in this Career which one needs to be cognizant of.
And, Divya Hirani believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Salesforce Consulting:

  • Upgradation
  • Hardwork

In the final section of the video Divya Hirani talks about How a day goes in a Career in Salesforce Consulting. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Salesforce Consulting, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: 

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