Evaluate offers from Google vs Salesforce

Jun 1, 2018 65 Comments

I got an offers from Google and Salesforce as below,

Google -T4 (268 TC)

Salesforce- SMTS (244TC)

I have 8 year experience including 3 years of Apple. Which one should I take?


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TOP 65 Comments
  • This comment was deleted by original commenter.

    • The bar for “elite” is relative. Whether true or not, stop feeding FANG egos with statements like this.
      Jun 2, 2018
    • Salesforce / Design ReleRank
      I am not in Eng and almost no one comes in after 9:30 and leave before 5. I wish I had the Wlb described.
      Jun 12, 2018
  • Apple / Eng

    Apple Eng

    Very pure..
    Jun 1, 2018 0
  • Salesforce anon324
    Google. They have yearly refreshers that we don't have. Supposedly, they have good work life balance too like Salesforce.

    Also is that 20 your bonus %? If you're SMTS, you only get 15.
    Jun 1, 2018 5
    • Salesforce Z00FORCE
      No refreshers. Only top performers will get rsu refreshers or so they say...
      Jun 1, 2018
    • Salesforce anon324
      Yep as everybody said. No refreshers unless you're high up in the food chain. So if you're principal, you might have a 50% chance. Architect+ will be higher and more common. Leads and below are not seen as critical so they rarely get refreshers.
      Jun 1, 2018
  • Salesforce Z00FORCE
    Google. Trust me, unless you want wlb.
    Jun 1, 2018 0
  • Google tcCd20
    Tech wise, comp wise, prestige wise Google.

    Resting and relaxing while having a fun social workplace Salesforce.
    Jun 1, 2018 0
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    • Apple Isley
      I thought LMTS is equivalent to ICT5 or high end of T5. Will check with recruiter whether I can get LMTS instead of SMTS then. Thanks!
      Jun 2, 2018
    • Google tcCd20
      Lmts is l4 maybe high end of l4.
      Jun 5, 2018
  • Salesforce LolForce
    Yeah SMTS is like 3 years of experience here. LMTS package is quite a bit more than that offer though. You can ask for more RSUs or ask for LMTS. Take google if they don’t budge.
    Jun 1, 2018 1
    • Salesforce vPOH41
      Take Google even if they budge.
      Jun 1, 2018
  • Salesforce anon324
    Haha... Notice how many Salesforce people has come out and told you to take Google 😂. That's not to say Salesforce is bad. I actually like working here. But it's not really in the same level as Google.
    Jun 1, 2018 0
  • Microsoft Helloooo
    you need to factor in stock growth as well. Salesforce stock growth: ~80% last year, while it is ~30% for Goog.

    Google looks good on your resume. My vote is for Google. I heard Google gives good refreshers.
    Jun 1, 2018 7
    • Salesforce Hahahhahdh
      Nope he is not higher than LMTS.
      Aug 4, 2018
    • Google tcCd20
      What's the base for lmts and pmts nowadays?
      Aug 4, 2018
  • Google / Eng GeoffDean
    I’ve worked at both: Google. SFDC ain’t bad, you get unlimited vacay, but problems far more interesting at Google, and overall better place to work career wise and financially
    Jun 12, 2018 0


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