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Poor Management leads to Unhappy Employees

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Consultant in Birmingham, AL (US)
Former Employee - Consultant in Birmingham, AL (US)

I worked at SunGard full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

- The people I worked with on a daily basis were great.
- Process and Procedures were well documented and clear. Human Resources "stuff" was always easy to take care of.
- Benefits and PTO are very good.

Cons

- Management (middle and senior level) cannot see past themselves. I am not sure if this "closed minded" philosophy is dictated from the Executive Team, but it exist across multiple segments.
-Failure to reward employees with a pay raise. In my 5 years, never received more then a cost of living raise

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Reconsider the philosophy for performance reviews. The current reviews were a joke and provide zero road map for development.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Lousy Management, Capped/Low Commissions, So-So Products

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    Former Employee - Account Executive in Wayne, PA (US)
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Wayne, PA (US)

    I worked at SunGard full-time

    Pros

    Some large clients. Not many positives at SunGard.

    Cons

    Terrible sales compensation plan, which includes multiple low caps on commissions, low commissions, and some very low commissions.

    Management is all politics, no vision or leadership.

    SunGard is really a cobbled together group of companies, that is not well integrated.

    A strong "yes man" culture stiffles creativity and productivity.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Needs to be replaced, company restructured.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Underpaid for responsibilities as a Manager

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Practice Area Manager
    Former Employee - Practice Area Manager

    I worked at SunGard full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    smart and intelligent people, excellent experience obtainied in field

    Cons

    Lack of strategic direction, not concerned about clients, no backing from senior management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow people to do their jobs, pay market salaries for management, stop laying off the best talent

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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