Salesforce - A wonderful company that is starting to not be so wonderful | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (112)

    "A wonderful company that is starting to not be so wonderful"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President Sales in Jacksonville, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Salesforce full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Salesforce is a destination company and there are few places where you will find so many truly interesting and gifted people in one firm. There is a real effort to continue to promote the company's values, including trust and equality. Support for philanthropy is significant (although I would agree with the reviewer who noted that "volunteer" activities are often anything but voluntary but rather expected/required....

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    Cons

    The rapid growth and the pressure around quarterly metrics is starting to come at the expense of cohesion and quality. The annual reorganization of the business is quite disruptive and is particularly problematic in business areas where the sales cycles are longer, like the more heavily regulated verticals or larger enterprise environments where aligning stakeholders and building vision takes time. You can work your...

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    Advice to Management

    The company's attention to culture, values and social justice are admirable. Recognize that those efforts also create an expectation within the firm that ALL management will demonstrate those values - something that is far from reality. This is not a problem that is going to be solved with Trailhead. Cultivating good people managers who can support and develop talent within the company should be as much of a priority...

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    Salesforce2019-02-23

    Salesforce Response

    April 1, 2019President and Chief People Officer

    Thank you for leaving us this feedback. Culture is not something we take for granted, and we're continuing to work hard every day to make this a great place to work for all. If you're comfortable, I'd recommend that you connect with your Employee Success Business Partner directly. ...

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  1. "Best Internship Experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Controls Monitoring Analyst in Bellevue, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Salesforce for less than a year

    Pros

    Great culture, best talent, supportive people. Internship program was very engaging and fun. Lot of benefits!!

    Cons

    None as of my experience so far

    Salesforce2019-08-19
  2. Helpful (37)

    "Be Careful What You Ask For...."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Enterprise Account Executive 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Salesforce full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Decent benefits, awesome technology, pioneered SaaS, like my teammates

    Cons

    Been here well over 10 years. Used to be my dream job. Now it’s just a job. Plan to retire in a few years or else I’d been running for the door. We used to chase Oracle (the enemy). With all the former ORCL leadership that has joined SFSC we have become the enemy. Senior sales management has little respect from the sales teams. They manage up, make you fabricate false forecasts, belittle you, treat you like chattel. Some...

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    Advice to Management

    Company need a BIG dose of introspection.

    Salesforce2019-07-21

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