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"Innovative and driven culture; Best place I've ever worked, but very demanding"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Solution Architect in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Solution Architect in San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

- Great People; Great Vision and Direction as an organization
- Best of Breed Products
- Open Culture, all the way to the top
- Well rewarded and compensated; Plenty of Opportunity

Cons

- Rapid growth and change has blurred career path
- Most opportunity is in San Francisco; Need more opportunity outside to reflect a global company
- Growth has challenged culture

Advice to Management

Don't lose the culture while the company grows. Double down on Product.

Other Employee Reviews for Salesforce

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Strong organization"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Sales in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Salesforce full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fast paced and consistently changing.

    Cons

    High growth rate leads to challenges around internal resources


  2. Helpful (4)

    "Best Values, Strong Vision, Weak Capacity Planning"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Member of Technical Staff in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Principal Member of Technical Staff in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    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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