Category: Careers

3 Career Moments that Matter from Salesforce's Woman of the Month

3 Career Moments that Matter from Salesforce's Woman of the Month

Have you ever had a moment in your career that changed everything? Maybe it was a certain meeting, a big win, a devastating loss. These defining moments can change our trajectory, transform our attitude, and help us work smarter and feel happier. Eileen O’Mara has had several of these “aha!”... Read More»

Onboarding’s Impact on Sales Productivity

Onboarding’s Impact on Sales Productivity

Sales forces effective at onboarding – that is, getting new-hire salespeople up-to-speed – enjoy surprising productivity advantages over their peers. Our recently concluded onboarding research shows these firms have 10% greater sales growth rates, and 14% better sales and profit objective achievement. But onboarding programs are not consistently practiced, and... Read More»

Salesforce Named One of Atlanta’s Top Workplaces!

Salesforce Named One of Atlanta’s Top Workplaces!

Three cheers for the ATL! Salesforce has been named one of Atlanta’s Top Workplaces by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Rankings are based on an anonymous survey of our own employees, so this really means a lot to us. See the full list here. What makes Salesforce Atlanta a top workplace? It’s... Read More»

Is There a Place for Loyalty in Business?

Is There a Place for Loyalty in Business?

Is it me, or is the business world becoming colder and more cut-throat every day? Is loyalty now a defunct concept? Or is there still merit in being loyal to those around you? Colleagues Your colleagues are really your keenest competitors. Paradoxically, they are also your greatest allies. So how... Read More»

Parker Harris: Let's Lean In for More Diversity in Tech

Parker Harris: Let's Lean In for More Diversity in Tech

In many cases, amazing innovations start with a single question. When we started Salesforce, we asked “Why can’t business software be as easy to use as Amazon.com?” And with that question, we completely disrupted enterprise software. We also asked “Can you build a software company rooted in philanthropy?” From that... Read More»

Salesforce is One of FORTUNE’S Top 10 Best Companies to Work For!

Salesforce is One of FORTUNE’S Top 10 Best Companies to Work For!

We’re so excited...and we just can’t hide it! For the seventh year in a row, Salesforce has earned a spot on FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list. FORTUNE's list publicly recognizes workplace cultures where employees take pride in their work, trust and enjoy working with their colleagues... Read More»

7 Top Career Tips from Salesforce’s Woman of the Month

7 Top Career Tips from Salesforce’s Woman of the Month

Climbing the career ladder in the competitive world of sales is no small feat — especially when you do it at the World’s Most Innovative Company. But that’s just what Megan Oleson did, and she’s not slowing down anytime soon. Oleson started her career with Salesforce almost eight years ago... Read More»

Why Your Company Must Own Employee Engagement

Why Your Company Must Own Employee Engagement

The phenomenon of social marketing has put an emphasis on brand culture. Businesses utilize digital tools to get employees collaborating and encourage them to be the faces of their brand with concepts like employee advocacy. All of this, theoretically, should lead to engagement. Yet a recent study by Altimeter found... Read More»

Why You Should Minimize Micromanagement in 2015

Why You Should Minimize Micromanagement in 2015

Ever feel like you have to do everything for those you manage? Like no one else has a clue? You might be micromanaging your employees and it could be hurting both your team dynamics and your business's success. This detrimental approach usually results in low morale and resentment towards the... Read More»

5 Questions in 5 Minutes with Salesforce’s Woman of the Month

5 Questions in 5 Minutes with Salesforce’s Woman of the Month

Got five minutes? Good. Because that’s all you need to take in five valuable nuggets of career advice from Salesforce superwoman Ashling Kearns, Director of Marketing Operations and our January Woman of the Month. Since joining Salesforce in 2011, Dublin-based Kearns has taken the reigns of the Marketing Strategy and... Read More»