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Account Executive

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Former Employee - Enterprise Account Executive  in  Chicago, IL (US)
Former Employee - Enterprise Account Executive in Chicago, IL (US)

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

Pros

Broad product offering, good technology mix

Cons

Horrible culture, run through fear and intimidation.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be more positive, use the carrot more then the stick

No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Disjointed Structure, Poor Incentives, Detached Management, No Culture

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    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Boston, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Boston, MA (US)

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

    Pros

    The benefits are great. The work can be interesting. Opportunities to travel and diversify work on occasion.

    Cons

    Disjointed Structure, Poor Incentives, Detached Management, No Culture. Management shows, at best, a tolerance for employees. Desire to increase sales no matter how unreasonable the client's demands.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reward people, communicate, and listen. Don't hide in your office or behind your computer. Give employees incentives to increase revenue and stop micromanaging.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Wish I could give it zero stars -

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    Current Employee - Account Executive  in  Boston, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Boston, MA (US)

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

    Pros

    Great marketing - cool message. Great Sales reps. Much better after the HP sale. Benefits are good.

    Cons

    over 90% turnover for a reason. You can sell, but management will take the deal away from you so you don't get the commission. Pricing is not available for sales people on 90% of the products and to get pricing, you have to give up 75% of your commission. Lot's of travel, metrics - 5 face to face a week and 1 proposal. No org chart, limited access to engineers, no white papers. Some of the software works. Run away! Don't stop here.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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