1. "Company developing and servicing amazing tech solutions while following an unparalleled philanthropic strategy"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Customer Success Manager in London, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Salesforce full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Salesforce develops, sells and services cutting edge technology solutions that customers love - Friendly culture that prioritises employees' wellbeing and development, not just revenue generation - Fast growing company obsessed with innovation and following an aggressive acquisition strategy - Salesforce gives back to the community, following the 1/1/1 model where the company gives 1% of employees time, 1% of products and 1% of equity to philanthropic causes.

    Cons

    - Size of the business: it can be challenging to keep track of what is going on outside of someone's day-to-day scope because of the number of clouds and products that are part of the ecosystem

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  1. "Great company with amazing values"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Product Marketing Manager in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Salesforce full-time

    Pros

    Good values Nice place to work Nice people

    Cons

    Workload can be crazy at times.

  2. Helpful (513)

    "Still a lot of opportunity to learn, connect, and chart your own course, but Big Company culture is encroaching."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Salesforce full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    I've spent over 8 years with Salesforce in various management and individual contributor roles, all customer or partner facing. Some of the pros: - vibrant, fast paced culture - smart, fun, aggressive colleagues - management is focused on latest tech trends and staying or becoming a leader for many of them - by and large, customers and partners are very positive about the technology - good benefits and perqs - hip urban culture at HQ - a chart-your-own-course mentality that rewards those who aggressively seek out the job they want and pursue it, or sometimes even create it

    Cons

    After my long tenure and many Dreamforce conferences, I'm nearly fried. To say the culture is fast paced and the focus is always changing is an understatement. The reason Salesforce always seems on top, and chasing the latest trend, and in the press, is because employees are expected to run harder, carry more, cheer loudly, and pivot constantly. It's the world's biggest startup in behavior. But at the same time, with the recent influx of top career sales leaders from Oracle and what appears to be a board-level mandate for doubling revenue, employees are being asked to do even more with even less, fill higher quotas with smaller territories, less help, and the big company bureaucracy is rearing it's ugly head. Worse still is the politics. When you hire a bunch of smart, aggressive people, and put them in an environment of outsized expectations, throw in a bunch of re-orgs and changing management, and sprinkle with uncertainty and constantly changing priorities, you inevitably get people back stabbing each other and throwing others under the bus to appear smarter and more worthy of promotion. The few at the top will get very, very rich. The rest will lose the sense of personal ownership and start to wonder why they've given up health and family

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