Sales Development (Current Employee) – Minneapolis, MN – January 9, 2017
Absolutely amazing place to work. Great benefits, good management, room for growth, and positive work environment. A typical day can range anywhere to prospecting calls, sales cycles, team meetings, or workplace training.
Fun work environment but not much flexibility in hours. Plan to be in the office from 8am-5pm at least with no work from home complexity. Quota is very difficult to obtain in slow months but still receive extreme pressure from management to hit your number by staying late and cold call prospecting extra hours.
SPS Commerce is a great company to gain experience within the workforce. The company has a great culture that promotes a great work/life balance. The developmental role allows for sales expertise to be honed and utilized to close important deals with the help of a more experienced mentor.
Project Manager (Current Employee) – Little Falls, NJ – June 2, 2016
The management in the Little Falls office is flat out horrific. There is no leadership and the people running the show have no clue what they are doing. Employees are leaving because of this and the MN office does nothing about it....ever. I cannot wait for another opportunity to come along so that I can get out of this asylum. Don't even consider interviewing for one of their posted positions as the office is lead by a bunch of incompetants who have internal meetings all day and get nothing accomplished.
Absolutely none as all the perks are gone.
Poor leadership/management, no direction, below average pay, overworked, horrible office and favoritism towards certain individuals.
Senior Analyst, Customer Support (Current Employee) – Minneapolis, MN – April 10, 2016
SPS Commerce is generally a good place to work.
The company culture is mostly young with highly-driven employees. Employees receive fairly competitive pay and benefits with occasional parties and team building activities as an added bonus.
Overall the management is excellent, as they communicate the long-term company vision, set clear expectations, and are often open to feedback from employees. Able to provide direction without micro managing.
Working here can be quite stressful, especially near the holiday season. Customers are often demanding (they have deadlines that they must hit), but are usually willing to coordinate with analysts to set reasonable expectations. Analysts are expected to "wear many hats," which can be overwhelming at times but also promotes professional growth and allows employees to carve out unique areas of expertise.
Coordination between departments is sometimes choppy, and can occasionally feel like a game of hot potato; however, this has improved significantly in the past year. Employees who are willing to go the extra mile can usually overcome red tape and promote cross-departmental collaboration to complete difficult tasks.
This is a good place to work for those who can multitask, learn quickly, and separate their work from their personal lives.
SPS Commerce is a fast-growing company with a lot of opportunities for its employees. Management supports a culture where hard work is rewarded, comradery is encouraged and employees are empowered to push limits and suggest ideas. Promotions from within are pursued and managers care about the career paths of their subordinates. I was fortunate enough to work under executives who helped me mature a great deal in my 10 year sales career at SPS. As I became successful in my job, the same executives asked me to mentor junior sales staff as well. It was a rewarding experience and added a lot of value to the team.
Customer satisfaction is at the center of the company's priorities and is a major driver of how SPS operates. Growth is constant, so the company must continually seek ways to scale efficiently. Sometimes that environment causes conflict among competing interests within the company. These issues are pretty typical among companies who grow like SPS has and I expect they will continue to tackle them successfully.
Fast-paced, excellent culture, open door management
Fun place to work, good compensation and rewards for
Sales Development Representative (Former Employee) – Minneapolis MN – August 23, 2015
SPS Commerce was a good company to work for, it just wasn't a right fit for what I was looking for in a full-time position. More fulfilling, fast-paced, client relationship type positions with roles and responsibilities outside of telecommunications. The cube life can be rough.
SPS Commerce has gave me the foundation to build on in my sales career. The sales training at SPS Commerce is exceptional and that stems from the amazing executive team. Looking back at my time at SPS Commerce, I believe I have learned more in my time here than in my four years of college. SPS Commerce has a very unique approach to sales. Their main focus is to teach their reps how to solution sell. They focus your training on finding pain in the prospects current environment, bargaining access for power, and negotiations.
Hire within, helping customers fix a business problem, high level conversations with C-level executives
-Perfect first job for sales professional-learn the correct ways to sell from the start -Young company in terms of age -They make it fun to Win -Offer internal training sessions throughout in a multitude of areas (building a business case, sales processes, negotiations etc)
Consultant (Current Employee) – Minneapolis, MN – November 5, 2013
A typical day of work involves testing EDI connections and setting up customers with our e-commerce solution. I've learned how to manage time much more effectively due to the high project load. Management listens and works hard for you. Co-workers are second to none that I'm currently working with. The hardest part of the job is supporting your projects after they go into production. They used to have a support team but that recently became obsolete. The most enjoyable part of the job is successfully setting up a small business with our solution and the satisfaction it brings to them.
Project Manager (Former Employee) – Minneapolis – April 17, 2013
The people with whom you work with directly make it an enjoyable place to work, however they have very poor managerial guidance in my experience as there was no support in your current position or suggestions to advance your career.