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Is there anyone here that works in Sales at Salesforce? Just trying to get a feel for the culture there

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It's a good culture for the most part - people work hard and most people like their jobs a lot. There's not a whole lot of churn, people stay for a while.

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Speaking on being an AE: expect a ton of pressure come end of quarter and end of year. Also, your experience really depends on your patch (accounts you're assigned) and your RVP. If both are good, you'll make a lot of money and enjoy yourself but if either is missing its a tough role being in sales

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The whole purpose of SDR is it's a funnel into AE so nearly everyone promotes into it and you're actually expected to go into AE. The sales track at SF is SDR (1yr) <BDR (1yr)<AE. You get into small buss AE and grow from their

Solutions Engineer is the most popular role within the sales realm. Very Salesforce specific, it's its own world, but like M1 said people are very happy with their jobs.

Salesforce sales is not a good place for black people especially black women. Not that any sales org is really great for black people but the only ones I that are doing "ok" switched out of sales. I can think of 5 black women. SE and and actual sales positions are not the same thing. I think it's saying something if the only way you can exist comfortably at the job is to switch to another position. You don't see white men moving out of sales like other people do. And this isn't me just saying this they track data by race and gender.

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