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Best Values, Strong Vision, Weak Capacity Planning

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  • Career Opportunities
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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Principal Member of Technical Staff in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Principal Member of Technical Staff in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Salesforce full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

This company's stated values are lived and breathed most of the time in most parts of the company. Transparent trust, focus on making our customers successful, and ability to innovate continue to attract top talent in the industry.

Cons

We've ignored our weak side too long: poor capacity planning, rewarding a few managers who have a 'work 'em to death" strategy or focus on their own career to the detriment of the team, and a noticable loss of strong clear vision will become bigger problems as cloud computing matures.

Advice to Management

Stop trying to be the best enterprise and the best mid-size and the best small business cloud computing company--pick two. Likewise, as any theatre arts major knows, you have to pick two out of three when it comes to fast, cheap, good. We keep trying to do all three....

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  1. Helpful (1)

    FUN place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Support Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Current Intern - Support Analyst in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Salesforce as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Dreamforce!
    Culture at salesforce.com is really laid back
    Freedom to move around & learn new things

    Cons

    None as of the few months I've been here


  2. Helpful (1)

    Painful internal processes, but well worth the frustration

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Product Manager in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Salesforce full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits (mostly), competitive pay, generous time off for philanthropy, ability to move around various parts of the organization, dynamic environment, great HQ location

    Cons

    Facilities management is atrocious, no sabbaticals for tenured employees, massive growing pains due to rapid expansion, IT department is completely inept, not always supportive of work-life balance


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