Sabre Reviews

Updated March 16, 2015
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  1. A challenging and great place to work.

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    Current Employee - Director in Southlake, TX
    Current Employee - Director in Southlake, TX

    I have been working at Sabre full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great talent, awesome industry, challenging problems, competitive salary.

    Cons

    Can be stressful at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't seek to cut so deep on staff, ultimately this hurts the business.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Great place to work.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Southlake, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Southlake, TX

    I have been working at Sabre

    Pros

    Great benefits and work-life balance.

    Cons

    Lack of communication between different departments.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. Good people. changing management

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Friendly and very helpful. Service oriented, customer focused business can make for interesting hours.

    Cons

    Some areas are very siloed, does not move quickly from existing 40 year old technology to current technological standards.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5. Great Place to Work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sabre

    Pros

    Good benefits and growth opportunities.

    Cons

    Heavy workload and high stress environment,

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful

    sales

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    the people you work with make it a great environment. Company values overall are good. Internal training available and college reimbursement.

    Cons

    a lot of leadership changes in the past year. having a lot of seniority is no longer valued as experience but a burden to the company. compensation is limited.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 2 people found this helpful

    A strong software company with a focus on growth and pragmatism

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Southlake, TX
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Southlake, TX

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

    Pros

    Strong financial position, fun market problems with lots of technical and business opportunities, a vibrant culture, smart people. Also there is a large effort to internationalize the company and a lot of jobs are being moved overseas. The net results is US people finding new jobs and hiring very smart people in Krakow and Uruguay. SHS business unit is exploding with opportunities.

    Cons

    for the GDS side of the business, there may be industry challenges. This is being well managed, but downsizing may continue. Too many layers of management that slow things down. Tends to be an up or out company, with lots of youth and few people over 40.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Delayer the company, thus empowering the managers and works more to move forward and innovate.

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. interesting work, growth opportunities, good work life balance

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sabre

    Pros

    interesting work, growth opportunities, good work life balance

    Cons

    low on perks such as travel benefits.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9. 1 person found this helpful

    Was a great company.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Manager in Southlake, TX
    Current Employee - Software Development Manager in Southlake, TX

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

    Pros

    The people is the main reason that makes this place and why I have remained so many years. The Work From Home can be a benefit assuming you have a Manager that allows it.

    Cons

    No work life balance. Promotions are based on how well you can promote yourself via a PowerPoint and networking and stop being about your actual accomplishments. Company feels that more Project Managers is what we need when we need people that do actual real work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more people that can help getting the work done and not those who only track and report. The backbone of the company is feed up and your are losing good people everyday.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10. Ok, but feels like several small companies not one big one.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Dallas, TX

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

    Pros

    People are good, 401K is good, PTO better than most. Lots of opportunities to work with global customers and some interesting new products.

    Cons

    Some projects can be very stressful, the product lifecycle doesn't seem to be incorporated into delivery very well, focus on completing the product rather than what needs to be done to actually deliver it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a more holistic view of the company so that all the departments are on the same page.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11. 1 person found this helpful

    Talent retention

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Southlake, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Southlake, TX

    I have been working at Sabre

    Pros

    Work life balance is great. Nice cafeteria with organic locally grown selection.

    Cons

    Lower than market salary. No growth opportunity.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on talent retention.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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