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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Keith Block
Marc Benioff and Keith Block
14 Ratings
  1. "Great benefits, work ethic and business ethics"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Customer Success Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing benefits that cover all life aspects (insurance, well-being, time off, parental leave etc 1:1:1 model where the company donates 1% of it's product, 1% of its profit and 1% of the employees' work hours

    Cons

    Corporate work - politics over territory, long processes, physical distance from high level managers

    Salesforce2019-06-23

    Salesforce Response

    June 27, 2019Linda Aiello, SVP International Employee Success

    Thank you for your review – it's good to see that you enjoy working at Salesforce, our benefits and our giving back model. Regarding the cons, I encourage you to reach out to your manager, or if you feel more comfortable, to your Employee Success Business Partner to discuss how we ...

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  2. Helpful (9)

    "Great Company - shame about the specific management team"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Principal Success Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Salesforce full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great dynamic company with creative, smart and energetic staff. Good pay and benefits. Great charitable, diversity and equality principles. Fantastic products you can be proud of.

    Cons

    Sales trumps all attitude impacting what is best for the customer at times. Immature HR processes still learning to deal with rapid growth and the impacts of that as the power of mid/ lower leadership increase in any corporation.

    Advice to Management

    It's important to have a strong ethos and talk the talk but Ohana needs to be more than talk. As you organically grow (super fast) and your people rise with that growth, leadership skills need validating and care must be taken as fiefdoms and personal career ambitions can create negative behaviours.

    Salesforce2018-06-24
  3. "Great"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in London, England

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

    Pros

    Great Products, Great Sales and Great People

    Cons

    None what so ever in mind

    Salesforce2018-05-04
  4. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Family environment, love being able to work cross-functionally to get a project finished

    Cons

    Control from HQ, needs to decentralise.

    Salesforce2017-09-21
  5. Helpful (1)

    "So proud to be a part of the Salesforce family"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I was working as a contractor at Salesforce for several years and was very impressed with the company culture. They have an incredible sense of inclusion and really value their employees. The work/ life balance is incredible and there is a lot of management encouragement to spend time with the family.

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons... it's likely the most rewarding company that I've worked with.

    Advice to Management

    The Core values are amazing and it's so great to work with my team at Salesforce!

    Salesforce2019-07-12
  6. Helpful (9)

    "Not a good company overall for minorities looking to develop your career"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Salesforce full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    There are some pockets of Salesforce that are safe for minorities, and some managers who promote based on merit (and not skin tone).

    Cons

    Minorities are less likely to get acknowledged and promoted even though they exceeded expectations, receive high ratings, and outperform their peers. Minorities are not likely to receive credit for their work. Minorities are more likely to be the first ones to lose their roles in a reorganization.

    Advice to Management

    Look in the mirror. Senior leadership is made up of mostly white men. Tony Prophet has no leverage in the company and is no more than what the leadership team tried to portray: to check the equality box. When you let a group of white men take over an organization, track to see who gets promoted (hint: white men), who are the new hires (hint: white people), and who gets terminated because their roles are no longer...

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    Salesforce2019-07-14
  7. "Great culture"

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    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Salesforce for less than a year

    Pros

    Fast paced Aligned goals Fair compensation Socially Conscious Excellent benefits

    Cons

    Sometimes unreasonable expectations Not-invented-here syndrome -- sometimes

    Salesforce2019-06-28
  8. Helpful (5)

    "Limited Opportunities for Minorities"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Salesforce full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Corporate messages to encourage inclusion and diversity - There is a Chief Equality Officer - Company supports programs to help kids in under-represented areas

    Cons

    - Chief Equality Officer has a small team and is not empowered - The few minorities that are in senior positions either are individual contributors have small teams -- and small budgets - Vast majority of minorities are found in lower level roles -- even ones that have been in the company for 10+ years and are very qualified / talented

    Advice to Management

    Request and review employee data. The data is there and it does not lie: - Percent of minority employees in the company? - Percent of minority employees in leadership roles? - Percent of minority employees in lower level roles? - Senior managers that have let go the HIGHEST number of minorities employees? Senior managers that have hired the LOWEST number of minorities employees? (Are they the same?) The numbers...

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    Salesforce2019-07-19
  9. Helpful (26)

    "Going down"

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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, unlimited PTO, the name of the company, Media and market stronghold, Ruling the cityscapes

    Cons

    Company is imploding. The 3-4% annual merit raises aren’t good enough. Existing employee salaries are sub-par. No RSUs or stocks given to employees anymore. Incentivization by pay is a distant dream. Management and upper management take the meat of the money - typical of any company getting avaricious. Heavy attrition in critical functions is chipping away at all levels. Politics and power grab is the main game and not...

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    Advice to Management

    Pay your existing employees well and you may save yourself from a sure shot downfall.

    Salesforce2019-05-27

    Salesforce Response

    June 13, 2019SVP, ES Business Partners and Global ER

    Thank you for your review. As you said, we're growing fast, but we're very committed to creating and maintaining a great workplace. In order to ensure we're doing that, feedback like yours is very important. If you feel comfortable to do so, can you reach out to your ESBP to provide ...

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  10. Helpful (3)

    "Good overall, depends what team"

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineering Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Salesforce full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and pay.

    Cons

    Each team is different. First team had so many re-orgs that it became toxic. Second team is so stuffy that it's hard to be yourself.

    Advice to Management

    not sure.

    Salesforce2019-05-22
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