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Updated 17 November, 2017
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Pros
  • Probably couldn't find a better work-life balance anywhere in the bay (in 243 reviews)

  • Company DNA is based on 1-1-1 model and giving back to community (7 days of Volunteering Time Off each year) (in 101 reviews)

Cons
  • You need to set your Work/Life balance (in 182 reviews)

  • Fast paced environment - Must be a self starter (in 99 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work!!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - great place to develop sales career

    Cons

    - territories aren't always fair


  2. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Sales Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Principal Sales Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Salesforce full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    They hold true to their stated values - Trust, Customer Success, Growth, Innovation, Giving Bank, Equality for All, Wellbeing and Fun!! You get access to some amazing customers with some really challenging business objectives. And best of all, as a Sales Engineer the software just works!! No cutting corners or fudging for demos.

    Cons

    With the state of growth you have to be really careful not to let yourself be stretched too thin. Never be afraid to reach out for help if you feel yourself drowning.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  3. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    - amazing culture
    - great career development opportunities
    - competitive pay

    Cons

    - some staff members were unapproachable


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  5. "World class company."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Enterprise Account Executive in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Enterprise Account Executive in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Salesforce full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Non-stop growth, senior leadership is constantly looking at ways to continue growth across cloud platform, thinking outside the box, and focused on both customer and employee success throughout.

    Professional recruitment hiring team, open and honest throughout the process, that ensure mutual fit for long term success.

    Cons

    With growth comes restructuring at times, those in sales positions that can adapt to change thrive, as roles/territories change annually.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing...


  6. "Mid-Market Account Executive"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Salesforce full-time

    Pros

    - work with smart, motivated people who genuinely want to help their customers
    - amazing corporate culture with regards to giving back to the communities we work in
    - great products and services
    - fun workplace in terms of company events, after work socials

    Cons

    - very competitive, cut-throat sales environment
    - challenging work

    Advice to Management

    - need to watch how the company changes as it continues to grow


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Fast Paced and Rewarding"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    VTO time off
    Great benefits
    3 weeks vacation
    Flexibility
    Challenging work

    Cons

    Can feel like constant fire drills
    Easy to feel burnt out
    Huge company means finding the right person to speak to can be challenging

    Advice to Management

    Don't burn out your great employees. VTO and vacation benefits don't matter if you aren't truly able to disconnect or if you just come back to a huge backlog.


  8. "Great Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Member of Technical Staff in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Lead Member of Technical Staff in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    High salary
    Great perks
    Great remote work policy/support
    Phenomenal culture (volunteer time, progressive attitude, supportive of minorities, etc)

    Cons

    Canadian salaries lag US employees significantly
    Some roles might have a ceiling if not willing to travel a lot or move to HQ


  9. "Fantastic place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Development Representative in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Sales Development Representative in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Salesforce full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - best minds and souls in the industry - very professional and kind. Salesforce really does hire the best. Best in class benefits and working conditions and work to life balance; clear career path

    Cons

    Not a whole lot of diversity in the Sales org

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!


  10. "Consulting Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Salesforce full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Fantastic enablement and upper management support
     - Super smart employees and large network for resources
      - Great career growth potential and support for moving roles
     - Super positive emphasis on volunteerism and community involvement/giving back. Built into culture

    Cons

    - Becoming much larger company - some red tape to move things along at a fast pace
     - Sometimes too large of a team to support clients (roles and responsibilities blurry at times)

    Advice to Management

    - Need clear communication with change in strategy (faster)


  11. Helpful (1)

    "BDR"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Representative in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Business Development Representative in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Salesforce full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Great culture
    - They hire very smart, driven people

    Cons

    - Some of the budget that made the culture so great is starting to disappear


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