Candidate Resources

 

Getting ready for your interview with us here at Salesforce? We created some resources that should answer many of the questions you may have - everything from how to get here to what to wear, so that you’re set up for success! If you have any questions that aren’t answered here, please don’t hesitate to reach out to your recruiter.

We’re looking forward to meeting you.

 

Interview tips

 

Get to know us.

Browse our website. Watch Marc Benioff’s latest keynote. Check out our @SalesforceOhana social pages and our Glassdoor page. Be able to articulate what we do, who we are, and why you want to join us in a 30-second elevator pitch. 

Show your energy and passion.

Be ready to enthusiastically express what makes you tick and how that aligns with the company’s mission. Your excitement says so much about what you can bring to the table and is what sets you apart from other candidates.

Be a force for good.

We are so serious about corporate philanthropy that we built it into our business model. Ask us about 1/1/1 and share the ways you pay it forward and give back to your community. This is just one of the values that make us uniquely Salesforce.
 

FAQs

Please bring copies of your resume, and reach out to your recruiter to see if you need to bring a laptop, presentation materials, etc. If presenting, please bring your presentation on a flash drive as backup.
We’ve compiled 7 Tips to Ace Your Virtual Interview. Review these best practices to stand out on the screen.
Each of our offices and teams has a different style. If you are wondering what to wear to your job interview or on your first day, reach out to your recruiter and s/he can give you a good idea for what to expect.
Please contact your recruiting coordinator if you are not going to make your scheduled interview time.

To ensure that we provide you with an enjoyable interview experience, here are a few guidelines relating to travel, payment and reimbursement for any interview-related expenses.

Flights and Hotel
Your recruiting coordinator will book your flight(s) and a one-night hotel stay (if needed). Salesforce will pre-pay for these expenses and you should not be asked to pay for these upon check-in. You will, however, be responsible for any incidentals and be asked to provide a credit card when checking into the hotel. Salesforce will pay for the room and taxes only.

Expenses
As a candidate for Salesforce, we want you to feel like part of our Ohana from day 1 and get a taste of our company in every way possible. That’s why our travel policy is exactly the same as our employee travel and expense guidelines. Our culture is built upon a foundation of honesty, integrity and trust, which we ask our employees, and candidates, to emanate while using and abiding by our travel and expense policy. Each candidate has a responsibility to read, understand and support our attached Salesforce’s Global Travel and Expense Policy (“the Policy”) when traveling for any interviews. Please remember to keep all Itemized receipts as they are required for reimbursement. Following your interview, you will receive information from our partners at Plus Relocation on how to submit interview related expenses. Please find the Salesforce Global Travel and Expense Policy below:

Salesforce Global Travel and Expense Policy

Please contact your recruiting coordinator. If you can’t reach your recruiting coordinator, please call the BCD travel center at 866-811-9399 or 503-274-8570.
Your recruiting coordinator should have arranged your hotel reservation directly with the hotel using a corporate account. However, the hotel may ask for your credit card to cover any damages and /or extra expenses (such as room services, valet parking, movies, etc.) that Salesforce does not cover.
Parking and reimbursement is currently offered in select Salesforce offices. Please ask the receptionist to validate your parking before you check out of the building.  In the event that reception is unavailable, your interview office does not have parking, or you did not park in your building's respective parking garage, please send your Recruiting Coordinator an email requesting parking reimbursement. Please note the day, date, and time must be listed on the receipt in order to process your parking reimbursement.  
Check the reception desk for directions to call another receptionist, if you do not see these directions reach out to your recruiting coordinator.
 

About us

 
This is our story-where we came from and how we got here.
What’s #SalesforceOhana? Find out what makes Salesforce a great place to work.
Our leadership and board are amongst the best. Get to know them.
 
“Our higher purpose is to drive the Age of Equality.”   - Marc Benioff, Chairman & CEO, Salesforce
“Companies can be powerful platforms for change.”
Learn more about our platform and products by starting here.
 
 

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