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Great Company to work in... if in the right group

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Current Employee - Senior Manager  in  Palo Alto, CA (US)
Current Employee - Senior Manager in Palo Alto, CA (US)

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

Pros

Continues to be at the bleeding edge in some technology areas
You work with smart people if you get into the right team

Cons

Upper Management is still learning how to keep things under control.
Most of the original people have left, and the ones remaining behind have a bad attitude.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Make hard decisions, and stick to them. Make people accountable and responsible for their mistakes.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Not good

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    Former Employee - Software QA Engineer  in  Sofia (Bulgaria)
    Former Employee - Software QA Engineer in Sofia (Bulgaria)

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

    Pros

    Good colleagues, good process as a whole, interesting virtual technologies, can learn a lot for virtual infrastructure and how to administrate it

    Cons

    Bad management, people are not valued- they are just resources, no honest feedback for your work, no support to develop your skills, bad product planning reflecting in bad test planning

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nope, let think with their own heads

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

    A good place to start your career...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director  in  Washington, DC (US)
    Current Employee - Director in Washington, DC (US)

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

    Pros

    -Knowledgeable people
    -Good product set
    -Financial performance has been good up to now
    -Good benefits and pay

    Cons

    -About to get first hand knowledge of a competitive market
    -Sales model is changing. Not sure if senior leadership has the skill set to foster the change
    -It's all about the numbers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Listen to your people in the field. That's where the customer is spending most of their time
    -Look inside for some of your brightest talent.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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