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Websense CEO John McCormack
John McCormack
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    Overall wonderful experience, huge learning opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Websense full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    The number one thing that lead me to accepting my job offer with Websense was the promise of being able to grow your career here. Knowing that this wasn't just an empty promise (as I've already recieved one promotion in my year of working here) confirms that I made the best decision. Another huge thing is that managers are here to help you grow your career. They provide appropriate feedback, both positive and negative, that will help you take your career to the next step. The managers are definitely here to help you make sure you're taking the right steps with clients and helping you meet quota. Coming onto the sales team also entailed a full three month training course that went over not just sales traning and tactis, but also full understanding of the solutions and best practices to help you succeed once you hit the floor. The people that work here are typically fairly young and easy to get along with; co-workers can easiy become friends here. Obviously, another huge plus is the pay. The base salary is comparable to other sales jobs and the commission structure makes it possible to actually get paid your full commission plus some extra.

    Cons

    As with any sales job, end of the month/quarter tends to get stressful (especially if you haven't met quota).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue helping your employees grow and meet their monthly/quarterly/career goals.

    Recommends
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Websense Interviews

Updated Feb 18, 2015
Updated Feb 18, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

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Interview Difficulty

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Sales Operations Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Websense.

    Interview Details

    After you apply, you will be given a link to take an aptitude and behavior test. It's a 50 question test that you have 15 minutes to complete with ONLY a pencil and paper. If you pass that test, then you are schedule to come in the office to take a similar text with different questions. (to ensure you didn't cheat) If you pass that test, they will try to schedule an interview with the hiring manager. If you are pass that phase then you will interview with the vice president.

    Interview Questions
    • What can you contribute to the company?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    They offered more than I had put told them I wanted.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

Websense Awards & Accolades

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Service Capability and Performance Certification (SCP), Service Strategies Corporation, 2010
Best Web Support, Association of Support Professionals, 2010
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Additional Info

Website www.websense.com
Headquarters Austin, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1994
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Websense, Inc. is a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber attacks and data theft. Websense TRITON comprehensive security solutions unify web security, email security, mobile security and data loss prevention (DLP) at the lowest total cost of ownership. Tens of thousands of enterprises rely on Websense TRITON security intelligence to stop advanced persistent threats, targeted attacks and evolving malware. Websense prevents data breaches, intellectual property theft and enforces security compliance and best practices. A global network of channel... More

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