Softchoice Reviews

Updated 2 Jul 2020

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3.7
77%
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Softchoice President and CEO Vince De Palma
Vince De Palma
131 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great culture, dogs to work, great benefits(in 62 reviews)

  • "Great work environment, the leadership trusts hardworking people and have one to one recognition(in 43 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Great sales / sales operations exposure"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Softchoice full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly peers, staff, management. Great culture.

    Cons

    Too much of sales focused.

  2. "great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Solutions Architect in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Softchoice full-time

    Pros

    great management, culture and benefits

    Cons

    not a con per se, but prospects should be aware this is a sales organization as much as a tech company

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  3. "Great Company"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Softchoice full-time

    Pros

    Excellent culture takes care of their employees, great benefits

    Cons

    Have none, did not experience any

  4. "Decent"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Edmonton, AB

    I have been working at Softchoice full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You touch everything IT related in an organization. Lots of chances to learn

    Cons

    You touch everything IT related in an organization. Unless you are above plan in both product and services, tough to hit OTE Low base pay

  5. "Good start"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Inside Sales Account Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Softchoice full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great sales training, good benefits, when you become a part of a team, it feels like your family

    Cons

    Longer hours, limits to when you can take time off (nothing at month or quarter end), managers seem to pick favourites, toxic masculinity it rampant in certain departments, especially territory sales

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  6. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vendor Sales Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Softchoice full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Supportive culture from the top down with a drive to put people first.

    Cons

    Current silos can sometimes get in our own way but efforts are consistently being made to break down those silos.

  7. "Good"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Territory Sales Representative in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Softchoice full-time

    Pros

    Good Good Good Good Good

    Cons

    Very immature colleagues, politics and red tape. 100% white leadership team.

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  8. "A good place to start a sales career in tech"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Support Advocate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Softchoice full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good company culture and great managers. Nice perks.

    Cons

    Very young demographic in sales and not the best work/life balance. It can be difficult to change roles within the company.

  9. "Work life balance"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Territory Sales Representative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Softchoice full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great location In liberty Fun culture

    Cons

    Low pay No work life balance

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  10. "Good culture, unrealistic growth targets"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - TSR in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Softchoice full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good people and great benefits

    Cons

    Growth targets and quotas make it hard to earn commission

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