SuccessFactors
3.1 of 5 196 reviews
www.successfactors.com South San Francisco, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

SuccessFactors Reviews

Updated Apr 18, 2014
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3.1 196 reviews

                             

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SuccessFactors President Shawn Price

Shawn Price

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52% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Great Work culture and flexibility with timings and work from home for Consultants"
    in 11 reviews
  • "great people that had joined the compnay"
    in 10 reviews
Cons:
  • "this combined with customer demand really kill the work/life balance"
    in 20 reviews
  • "SFSF is a pay-for-performance company so one of the key tasks is setting and achieving specific goals each year"
    in 5 reviews
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Great colleages

ASD (Current Employee)
Vancouver, BC

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

ProsAwesome attitude of staff. Everyone is positive and supportive. Really interesting industry. Highly challenging, complex, competitive sales cycles. requires staff to really dig in and learn. Good technology. Supportive executive staff. HCM, cloud space is exploding.

ConsVery competitive space. Hardest sales job I have ever had. Must know the Human Capital Management space....or be prepared to work extremely hard to learn it.

Advice to Senior ManagementNone really. Management is great. Maybe a little unsophisticated for such a large company. But not really an issue.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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The times are changing...

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsCollaborative work environment, decent pay, awesome products

ConsTends to starve resources. It is acceptable in a start up to have limited resources working around the clock to bring a vision to life, but at this stage, SF/SAP needs to properly fund and develop resources. Too many good people are leaving because of the unreasonable demands on personal time. Too many good leaders have left.

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease invest in people. Adequate staffing levels are needed as are training and development for those that are here. Please stop trying to squeeze blood from a stone.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good Feelings until now.

Technical Support Engineer (Current Employee)
Reston, VA (US)

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

ProsGood culture, and easy work model.

ConsHave not found.Most teams allow working from home. Sometimes not good for teamwork.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Company and Great Beneifts

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsWFH policy and vacation time.

ConsA lot of Management turnover

Advice to Senior ManagementCareer Growth for mid-level Management

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Regional Sales Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at SuccessFactors full-time

ProsPeople caring philosophy, straight foward

ConsSAP culture taking over SSFF

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Hard work but fun times

Solutions Consultant (Current Employee)
London, England (UK)

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

ProsGreat People,
Lots of Travel,
always evolving technology

ConsLots of Travel,
some of the people,
work life balance can be difficult

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Salary should be improved

Software Engineer I (Current Employee)
Bangalore (India)

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

Pros1) Flexible work hours
2) Good food
3) Nice people
4) Nice products
5) Huge number of customers
6) Friendly environment
7) Growing company

Cons1) No travel facility
2) Average Salary
3) Few managers are not good

Advice to Senior ManagementBeing the best product in HCM field the salary offered to engineer/developers should be much higher.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A good place to start your career

SDR (Current Employee)
South San Francisco, CA (US)

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

Pros-Gain tons of industry knowledge
-Work with some bright individuals
-Lots of perks: benefits, lunches, electronics (IPAD, laptop, cell phones)
-They take care of their employees
-Andrew at the front desk is amazing
-Upper management is always available to talk
-Lot of volunteering opportunities within the company

Cons-Not a clear career path
-Not enough hands on training
-High attrition rate

Advice to Senior Management-Implement more training's
-Hold on to top talent

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Low wages and unfair

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at SuccessFactors

ProsSuccessfactors is a cloud software company which has good reputation to outsiders. Parent company SAP is positive and supportive of Successfactors business.

ConsCompany gives low wages, less than 3% hikes, low bonus, no career growth to most employees regardless of the work. But management pays itself good salaries and enjoy all the benefits.

Advice to Senior ManagementDo your job properly or let someone else do the job.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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No work life balance

Individual Contributor (Former Employee)
South San Francisco, CA (US)

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

ProsFree food, nice offices, all employees get iPads, cell phones, lots of flexibility for remote workers

ConsThey give you cell phone and Ipad and allow working remote because they want to be able to contact you 24x7; no work/life balance. They are part of SAP

Advice to Senior ManagementYou blew it by being acquired by SAP

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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