Trailhead. The Big Idea that Fundamentally Changed How Trailblazers Learn.

Trailhead, at its #Trailheart, is the fun way to learn Salesforce. The spark, the seed, the “Astro-nomical” idea was to answer the question, “How can we make learning Salesforce easier, more accessible, more hands-on, and more engaging?”

Pip Morphet
Mar 15, 2018 · 6 min read
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Mission to Mars, and beyond.

At its core, Trailhead enables you to learn what you need, when you need to learn it. Content is delivered in short, bite-sized chunks — called units — that are designed to be consumed in 10–15 minute segments. This isn’t just technical info, our goal is to transform how you learn and use Salesforce by radically simplifying and redefining the learning experience.

Gamification in motion.

Gamification adds another dimension to learning on Trailhead. When you reach the end of each unit, Trailhead tests your newfound knowledge via a multiple-choice quiz or hands-on challenge in a real Salesforce environment where you earn points. Complete a module (narrative-style) or project (instruction-based) made up of several units, and you earn a badge to display on your profile, also known as your online resume.

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Where we’re going, we don’t need roads…

Trailhead really is for everyone — Admins, developers, architects, business users, marketers, sales managers, and more. The beauty is, you can blaze your own trail by creating your own, personalized learning path. In addition to providing in-demand technical skills, you’ll find soft skills content — everything from equality to culture, storytelling to coaching, and hiring to career exploration. Trailhead is designed to empower you to become the most well-rounded Salesforce professional you can be.

“Learning Salesforce didn’t help my career at all…” said no one, ever!

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Trailhead is your path into the Salesforce economy
  1. You can take these skills and EARN a credential such as a skills-based superbadge or certification to prove you know your Salesforce-stuff, and help build your career.
  2. Plus, you can CONNECT with fellow Trailblazers in the Trailblazer Community to share ideas and solutions, network, and support each other.

The secret sauce of Trailhead.

There’s no secret really, it’s quite simple. We make learning all about YOU! You choose the place, time, and topic. Trailhead provides an interactive learning model that’s fun. And we do all this with Trailheart, by being passionate about both learning and enabling our community of Trailblazers to be the very best they can be. If Trailhead is what we do, Trailheart is both the why and how we do it.

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Inspiring Trailblazers.

For a healthy dose of inspiration, dive into our stirring stories of Trailblazers all across the globe. These stories not only celebrate successes, but also the courage, humility, and pure grit of Trailblazers from all walks of life. These are people, just like you, who use their passion to elevate their careers and share their knowledge with others.

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The Trailblazer

Blaze your trail to a top job by skilling up with…

Pip Morphet

Written by

#Trailhead Marketing at @Salesforce. A kiwi living in the British Isles who believes in the power of good storytelling.

The Trailblazer

Blaze your trail to a top job by skilling up with Trailhead. Discover how Trailhead brings the Trailblazer spirit to everything we do by putting YOU at the center of learning.

Pip Morphet

Written by

#Trailhead Marketing at @Salesforce. A kiwi living in the British Isles who believes in the power of good storytelling.

The Trailblazer

Blaze your trail to a top job by skilling up with Trailhead. Discover how Trailhead brings the Trailblazer spirit to everything we do by putting YOU at the center of learning.

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