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Well, this title makes you think, “What’s that all about!!”
If you’ll read it, you’ll get it and it’ll motivate you… if I can do it then anybody can do it!!
In the early stages of my career I was struggling, I didn’t have a job, and I didn’t have any career goals. I was so disappointed and de-motivated with myself and what I am doing with my career. But then someone close to me told me about Salesforce.
I Googled it & found only SFDC99 from where I learnt a lot about Salesforce. I practiced and decided to go for certifications without having any Job. That time I don’t have anyone to guide me so I appeared for Force.com Developer 401 instead of Administrator 201. I did Admin 201 afterwards.
Then I was totally surprised with my results. That was the first time, in 2013, and I was so happy and I wanted to share it with you but I couldn’t. You’re the only person who helped me in my worst time.
Then I thought, this is time for me to bang on with my career goals and set it out. I appeared for an interview at HCL Technologies and I passed. I learned a lot there and now I’m working at AXTRIA as a Senior Salesforce Developer, and I’m Co-Leader of the Chandigarh Salesforce Developer Group with the youngest Co-leader of my Salesforce India Community and I didn’t know that I can go so far. This couldn’t be possible without you.
Moreover I have a surprise for the Salesforce Community, that I do have a TWIN brother “Vineet Goel” and he loves blogging about Salesforce: https://vineetgoelcloudblog.wordpress.com/
WE BOTH DO SALESFORCE
Initially when I was struggling with my career, he was an SAP Consultant and after 3 years of a career in the SAP domain he switched to Salesforce. Why?
Because I motivated him about it and now, he loves #Salesforce more than me because he is more towards the admin part of Salesforce and he is an #AwesomeAdmin. We both share knowledge with each other because he knows the admin and I know the developer part.
That’s how we are complete #Salesforce Lovers.
Moreover this journey couldn’t be possible without SFDC99.com. Now I hold 3 certifications and a few more are lined up this year. I am also the leader of the Chandigarh Salesforce Developer Group.
I encourage the college buddies to study Salesforce and do certifications without any job, rather than working for an organization in the Salesforce domain & then enroll for certifications. If you are unemployed certified, you have better chances to get into any organization.
I think we are the FIRST TWINS in the Salesforce Community.
Goal of 2017:
David you’re my career maker!!
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