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Updated 20 June 2018
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  • "sometimes hard to achieve work/life balance" (in 90 reviews)

  • "No work/life balance plan on taking your laptop home for a 6-7 day work week" (in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Great working environment, with high level, progressive management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Progression, earnings, job security, positive managers, great colleagues and and overall team spirit.

    Cons

    None that I have encountered so far. I don't have anythig else to add to this.

    Advice to Management

    Continue with the great work, caring about your staff.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company with some big egos"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lenovo full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great salary and benefits, a great growth story with a good heritage. Some very talented people there.

    Cons

    In recent years there have been many leadership changes and some big and overrated egos have joined, This has impacted the culture.

    Advice to Management

    Don't forget the company routes

  3. "EMEA roll"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hook, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hook, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lenovo full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible subsidised cafe, People are mostly nice, can take a while for solutions to arrive, but when they do they tend to fix the issue fairly, traffic can make getting out of the car park hard, but that tends to be rare these days. Most of IBM legacy has gone, but that is a good thing.

    Cons

    You are IT hardware be prepared for tight margins, some channel conflict.


  4. "Global Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Lenovo full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working environment
    Good access to key stake holders internally

    Cons

    Pressure of results by senior management
    Lack of resource to support you


  5. "Anonymous"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lenovo full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, very empowered workplace and responsive and flexible leadership.

    Cons

    Always on work which create its own pressure if you cannot manage that but still a very supportive work environment.


  6. "Really great, can do culture. Easy to work with people and great passion"

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    Current Employee - Platform Technologist in London, England
    Current Employee - Platform Technologist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lenovo full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    People, culture, passion for growth, technology leaders. Great portfolio of products to sell and be apart of. Management style and team leadership. Very customer focused mentality.

    Cons

    Highly competitive workforce can have it's downsides. Access to some HR resources can be cumbersome but overall very positive.


  7. "Corporate Culture"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lenovo full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Warm and welcoming corporate culture

    Cons

    Needs more organisation and accessibility to HR system

    Lenovo Response

    7 Jul 2017 – Global Talent Acquisition Specialist

    Thank you for sharing with us today and for your time with the company! As you know we are proud of our corporate culture and work diligently to constantly improve our culture for the betterment of... More

  8. "Public Sector Sales"

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    Former Employee - Senior Sales Representative in Hook, London, England
    Former Employee - Senior Sales Representative in Hook, London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Growing Company - fantastic products - Flexible working

    Cons

    Antiquated systems no people skills numbers driven . Slow career progression

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your peers, look after your people they will look after your customers


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good company, however messy"

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    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Hook, England
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Hook, England

    Pros

    Environment
    Flexibility
    Benefits
    Work life balance
    Location of main office

    Cons

    Large discrepancies of salaries across BUs
    Enterprise side of Lenovo is treated like the "distant cousin"
    No carreer management by managers

    Advice to Management

    Managers should be more interested in their employees' career aspirations, to avoid loosing so many talents


  10. "Public Sector Sales Director"

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    Former Employee - Director in Hook, London, England
    Former Employee - Director in Hook, London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lenovo full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    high pace, fast furious and fun. Deals range from $300K to $30M, customers range from 1000 seats to >100k seats giving excellent experience of all sales types with working relationships across all job functions including the board room.

    Cons

    difficult to shape change due to internal culture.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the market and prepare and adapt for the future forecast. do not simply blunder on regardless in the hope it will turn out OK.


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