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Updated 22 June 2018
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  • "Slight issues could be with work-life balance" (in 324 reviews)

  • "No Hikes and low variable payouts" (in 456 reviews)

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  1. "Good Org"

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

    I have been working at Oracle full-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity, great transformational strategy

    Cons

    Lots of solutions to learn the value proposition but this is more a positive than a negative

    Advice to Management

    keep driving growth, its great fun


  2. "Good Company but changes strategy often"

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    Current Employee - Alliances Manager
    Current Employee - Alliances Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    New topics to learn, almost every year.

    Cons

    Roles are cancelled frequently due to change in strategy. This could impact people

  3. "Channel Sales Manager"

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    Current Employee - Channel Sales Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Channel Sales Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Industry recognized. Good opportunity and benefits.

    Cons

    Size of company means there a desire to apply a one size fits all for operations for all the various lines of business.


  4. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great tech to work with

    Cons

    too many sales employees can lead to confusion


  5. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Fun atmosphere, great client portfolio

    Cons

    A lot of national travel


  6. "Good employer"

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

    I worked at Oracle full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced, good team members

    Cons

    Too large to be human

    Advice to Management

    Bring strategy to life


  7. "Fix Relations with Customer"

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    Former Employee - Sales Leader in London, England
    Former Employee - Sales Leader in London, England
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    A great Enterprise Software development company.

    Cons

    Sales at any cost approach strained customer relations.

    Advice to Management

    Stay close to your customer sentiment

  8. "Not as Cutthroat as its reputation suggests"

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    Former Employee - Sales in London, England
    Former Employee - Sales in London, England
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oracle full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Relentlessly positive atmosphere, expenses paid quickly with no issues, generally accessible management.

    Cons

    Constant pressure on targets. Management either laissez faire or micromanaging. Difficult to find information on what you need.

    Advice to Management

    Be more visible and approachable.


  9. "Deployment Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Onsite Consultant in London, England
    Former Employee - Onsite Consultant in London, England

    I worked at Oracle full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Trusted Company from client perspective

    Cons

    To big to be good company, too many managers and not flexible

    Advice to Management

    To big to be good company workers


  10. "Life at Big Red"

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    Current Employee - Software Development Director in Reading, England
    Current Employee - Software Development Director in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Big company that isn't going to disappear anytime soon
    Customers in all industry segments across the world
    Opportunities to learn new technologies
    Mostly good work/life balance
    Opportunities to move to different roles and locations

    Cons

    Frequent reorganisations
    Frequent changes of direction and priorities
    Lack of formal training (mostly "on the job" learning)
    Career progression
    Poor pay increases and stock options


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