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Great people and one of the best places for new college grads

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Current Employee - Associate Member of Technical Staff in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Associate Member of Technical Staff in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Salesforce full-time (Less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

- Helpful teammates
- The whole floor is like a huge family
- Brilliant people
- Great opportunities to learn

Cons

No cons that I can think of.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    The Good (Products and People), The Bad (Service and Coverage), and the Ugly (Managers)

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Account Executive
    Current Employee - Account Executive

    I have been working at Salesforce full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great products that customers want and that actually work.

    Unbelievable talented co-workers who feel like they are doing something meaningful.

    Brilliant senior leadership, making the right strategic moves.

    Cons

    Support (CFL) is spread too thin and is no longer meeting their commitments opening the door to competitive threats and attrition, making it difficult to earn the renewal bonus (~40% of variable comp).

    Inconsistent territory assignment makes it difficult to build and execute a pipeline because you are constantly starting over, making it difficult to hit your quota.

    Recruiting too many regional managers from IBM. Not the great thought and process leaders of the past, but rather the people who are best at managing their own managers; lead through fear and threats; and care more about themselves than their customers or team. They are not a resource to help sell, and more often get in the way altogether.

    Advice to Management

    Consistency counts. Define your coverage and support models before it's too late.


  2. Helpful (2)

    Right place, wrong time.

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Strategic Account Manager
    Current Employee - Strategic Account Manager

    I have been working at Salesforce full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, great people...lots of opportunity. CRM system works great. Great collaboration among colleagues who are very willing to help, when not busy themselves.

    Cons

    Lack of patience. Treats all business units like CRM, when not all business models are the same. No training provided. "Here's your computer, here's your patch...good luck"

    Advice to Management

    Be flexible. Don't try to make the square peg fit into the round hole. Adjust your business strategy based on the market you are attempting to penetrate.


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