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Updated Apr 15, 2014
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Dell Chairman and CEO Michael S. Dell

Michael S. Dell

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Pros:
  • "Work/life balance is amazing - remote/telecommute work is a huge part of the company culture"
    in 350 reviews
  • "That means I can sometimes attend kid's functions or work from home if needed"
    in 134 reviews
Cons:
  • "Hiring of bad managers, work life balance out of whack, treated badly by some teams"
    in 120 reviews
  • "too much change happening at the senior management level"
    in 67 reviews
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Always fun

Account Director (Current Employee)
London, England

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

ProsSales culture, good view on expenses

ConsStill behaves like a box shifter

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great company to work for

Sales Engineer (Current Employee)
Bracknell, England

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

ProsGreat salary. Great work-life balance. Very supportive management. No micro management. Great talented team to work with

ConsNot many. Too many people reporting on the same sales stats. Sales targets are unrealistic so achieving them is near enough impossible. Also, your number is made up of 100s of accounts. Trying to understand if your achievement is correct and verifying the results is impossible!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I've learnt a lot working for dell, but it's a very unstable environment.

Business Consultant (Former Employee)
Bracknell, England

I worked at Dell full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe salary is good, the benefits are standard for a full time / perm job and it's flexible.

ConsJob security; it's a very fast changing company and your job can be relocated or eliminated any time.

Advice to Senior Managementto focus more on long term investment and job security; a lot of people feel very uncomfortable and leave Dell because their job is not safe

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Lots of changes going private - wishing the company and employees success for the future

Project Manager (Former Employee)

I worked at Dell full-time

ProsThe people at Dell tend to be very good - its an incredibly hard environment so people who can't cut it don't last long.

ConsVery short term attitudes due to the market over recent years lots of sudden direction changes - can be very political

Advice to Senior ManagementHold firm on direction of the changes, your team will achieve whats needed as long as they believe it won't be cancelled half way through (gain)

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Forward thinking organisation

Account Executive (Former Employee)
London, England

I worked at Dell full-time for more than 5 years

ProsCulture, inspiring top tier leadership. Can do attitude

ConsLots of acquisitions are broadening the portfolio to quickly

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great Company to work for.

Finance Analyst (Former Employee)
Bracknell, England

I worked at Dell full-time for more than 3 years

ProsChallenging environment, great career opportunities, strong corporate social responsibility.

ConsInternal systems should be more integrated.

Advice to Senior ManagementDelegate more work.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I have been working at Dell full-time for more than 8 years

ProsGreat people, great place to work

ConsGet rid of the box shifter mentality

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to work, lots of opportunity

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsConstantly expanding to increase the services and products it supplies to customers, making it a diverse workplace constantly evolving. Lots of opportunity to change and move about. I have worked for many companies and just went back is it is actually up there as a good company to work for.

ConsHeavy home working percentage so offices can feel a bit lifeless sometimes. You have to push to be noticed and to move about. Constant change and restructuring means you can feel unsettled

Advice to Senior ManagementTry to keep internal structures and changes less visible to customers who want consistency in their account teams

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great learning opportunity

Project Manager Manager (Former Employee)
Glasgow, Scotland

I worked at Dell full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat experience in working with Global teams
Good remuneration
Great opportunity to get involved in new areas
Great co-workers

ConsLong hours
Frequent senior management changes and product direction changes
Poor Product Management for area I was in

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Like All Companies, not perfect, but better than most

Progamme Manager (Current Employee)
Glasgow, Scotland

I have been working at Dell full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood people
Remote working encouraged
Flexible working
Good pension
You are given chances to improve

ConsSalary increases not up to par
Frequent management changes

Advice to Senior ManagementReward your people more, the team at Dell is better than most companies with very litre dross, you cannot apply a bell curve to them.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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