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Solid Company travel technology company

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Southlake, TX (US)
Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Southlake, TX (US)

I have been working at Sabre full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

ability to work at home, lovely campus, casual dress, engaging projects and co-workers.

Cons

not enough training, pay is on the lower side of average for a technology company

Advice to ManagementAdvice

be even more flexible with work at home arrangements, develop existing employee

Recommends
Positive Outlook
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    Learning, responsibility and great place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Manager in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Sabre full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Ability to talk about your ideas to all levels of people, accessibility management
    Amount of trust and responsibility that you can take up on your own initiative
    A great amount of learning in how to solve business problems

    Cons

    Company strategies not brought out very well
    Disconnects in skill-sets in some teams
    Lack of clarity in career paths

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Engage more with employees
    SVP and higher should visit offshore centres more often
    Improve our overall marketing and perception of our products that customers have

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    A Great Company with Failings

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Helpdesk Representative in Montevideo (Uruguay)
    Current Employee - Software Helpdesk Representative in Montevideo (Uruguay)

    I have been working at Sabre full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great products, great work atmosphere, mostly well-managed, clean and orderly work environment, salaries a bit above the average in this area (Montevideo UY), very positive and friendly workforce, good training programs, wonderful place to learn and acquire new skills. Sabre is still one of the best employers in the area, and working at Sabre is great for adding to the CV.

    Cons

    Horrible location very far from where most educated middle-class people in the city live (Pocitos, Parque Rodó, etc.), far from the Centre, far from the University. There are major errors in communication with employees at critical times, failure to understand the local culture. Failure to make simple gestures to employees, like organizing transportation on May 1 and during bus strikes when people are worried about getting home from work and there are no or few buses.

    Our culture is more friendly and polite than American culture in general and not openly critical, but this doesn't mean that people are satisfied with their situation. Many very bright and capable people left the company when a Sabre customer opened a call centre in a more central location. Many of those people were furious with Sabre for delaying an increase in salary while they negotiated with the wage council. Sabre lost many excellent employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recognize that the situation in the country has changed over the years, that pay levels in other companies are closer to Sabre. Recognize that it is an insult to pay new employees more than older ones, and that even though employees may not openly say what they are unhappy about, they still may be unhappy. Recognize that moving employees from one location to another and causing them to lose an extra two hours a day of personal time on a bus, or have to pay parking at the new building after buying a house near the other facility is cruel and not necessary. Recognize that hundreds of students sacrifice their university studies to work at Sabre, and that the location is so far from the university that it is almost impossible to work and study at the same time.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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