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Salesforce offers many career paths


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Salesforce is a SaaS based CRM platform. It refers to Software as a Service and is a cloud computing term that means services that are provided from a web browser or App. Netflix, Spotify, Dropbox, or Gmail are all examples of SaaS. CRM refers to Customer Relationship Management. All brands & firms on this planet use a type of CRM. The software simply records who your clients are, Interaction details, and the purchasing history. It gives a viewer a holistic view of a customer’s lifecycle. Launched in 1999, Salesforce is the undisputed leader of CRM software, with over 20% of the market share. It has also developed a vast range of products to enable businesses to serve their clients. 

In this blog, we are looking at the many reasons for people (young and old) to join the world of Salesforce. People with IT background wishing to upskill, or re-skill should consider Salesforce as their next destination. 

Here are some relevant reasons for choosing Salesforce for career upksilling: 

  • It is the world’s number 1 CRM and used is by many companies on Fortune Magazine’s top 500. In India, it is now headed by celebrity banker, Ms. Arundhati Bhattacharya who mission is to increase its reach within the country. As CRM is well known, the chances of finding vendors and clients needing trained personnel are more.  It’s better to go with a leading brand for employment than the other laggards.  

  • Salesforce has big plans for this country as announced by its India's head Ms. Bhattacharya. The aim is to create over 5 lakh jobs within the ambit of Salesforce in the coming years. So those seeking to get employed in the coming years, this is very good news indeed. 

  • There is a big demand in the country for Salesforce trained / certified personnel. As Salesforce increases its footprint all over the country, more people with various certifications will be required to step in and shoulder responsibility. Already there is a demand and supply imbalance. Course correction is the way out which means more certified personnel are churned out every year.  

  • It pays really well. Since there is a big demand for experienced & trained personnel, the salaries are hefty and afford a good lifestyle. So, if you are seeking a good salaried profession, then salesforce-related positions are the way forward for you. 

  • It’s a rewarding ecosystem to be a part of.  People are happy working in this ecosystem even if they change employers. With senior posts being created or vacant, career opportunities are at the max. Career satisfaction is guaranteed.

About the Author

Anand Sharma

Anand is a Salesforce Evangelist, joined the Salesforce ecosystem in 2014 helping customers to be successful with Salesforce, and joined Codleo to share the goodness with even more developers all around the world. He is based in New Delhi, with his wife, and he tries to escape summers every chance he gets.

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