Workday Reviews

Updated July 2, 2015
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Workday CEO, Co-Founder & Chairman Aneel Bhusri
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Pros
  • Decent Work-Life Balance depending upon your role (in 11 reviews)

  • Great product and huge market momentum (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • Pay is horrifically below industry standards (especially for the Bay Area) (in 7 reviews)

  • Can sometimes work really long hours to finish up a project before the deadline (in 6 reviews)

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  1. Intern Review

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Applications Developer in Pleasanton, CA
    Current Employee - Associate Applications Developer in Pleasanton, CA

    I have been working at Workday

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing community, people are friendly, helpful and always seem happy. Amazing internship program full of opportunities.

    Cons

    Nothing negative to say about Workday so far!


  2. Helpful (1)

    Fantastic Place to Work!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Workday full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Management is reasonable. That is key. The folks I work with want to see me succeed. Pay is great. Company culture is fun, young, and energized. Benefits are AMAZING. You are never expected to work more than 40 hours - unless you need to meet a deadline, which you'll be doing at any job. (VERY VERY RARE) Unlimited time off for salaried employees.

    Cons

    A lot of stock bonuses - which some see as a con. However the company is continuing to grow and not a single one of us are concerned about the value of our stock.


  3. Great place to intern

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Pleasanton, CA
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Pleasanton, CA

    I worked at Workday as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing people, bosses are also great mentors, really care about you and your career

    Cons

    Pleasanton is pretty far from SF


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  5. Workday is on its Next and Even Better Chapter

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Pleasanton, CA
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Pleasanton, CA

    I have been working at Workday full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    People, raw intelligence, product, integrity, collaboration over competition, snacks (would be nice to have slightly healthier options). Absolutely LOVE the SF office. Has a lot of comradery and feels more like a starup. Pleasanton can get pretty corporate and stuffy.

    Cons

    Our IT choices around content management systems and communication platforms are atrocious. I've been working for many months and I am still finding all these pockets on information. If someone just put together a packet of information and had videos with executives and SMEs (no need to spend weeks scripting - just get them on camera!) There are 10 different communication applications and I have to have about 6 applications on at all time (confluence, workspace, chatter, slack, skype, jabber, outlook etc etc). Just pick one collaboration / content management / learning system (maybe build it into Workday?) and stick with it!

    Advice to Management

    Continue to take time to mentor up-and-coming talent and break down red-tape and silos. Better onboarding (especially technical) for those not in sales or engineering. Even thought I'm not an engineer I support paying / providing more RSUs to developers as we need to hire and retain the best talent.


  6. Awesome place to work at

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Workday as an intern

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Really awesome people to work with
    Competitive pay
    Fast-paced development, write/ship code quickly and efficiently
    People are always open to help you out

    Cons

    Learning the proprietary language has a learning curve

    Advice to Management

    Give the interns a bit more attention as most of the AppDev Interns are pretty lost at the beginning of the summer


  7. Great Atmosphere to Work in

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Workday

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Culture, Co-Workers, Perks are nice, office events are fun

    Cons

    Pay probably not as good as other tech companies

    Advice to Management

    They are all doing a fantastic job!


  8. Good place to work!

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Workday

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great managers, focus on employee happiness, and positive workplace. I have enjoyed all of my coworkers at Workday!

    Cons

    High stress that comes with a fast-paced technology company. Pay is not as high as comparable positions at other work places.

    Advice to Management

    I have only had great managers at Workday.


  9. Helpful (1)

    Great place to work!

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Well run company, minimum of politics.
    Work on new technology and challenging problems.
    Work with a lot of very nice and talented people.
    Compensation is excellent.

    Cons

    Convoluted development process and pipeline.


  10. Amazing company with an amazing product!

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Workday full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Product quality, people spirit, customer oriented, company strategy and potential

    Cons

    potential to be realized, to be checked in the coming years !

    Advice to Management

    keep going :-)


  11. Helpful (1)

    Great Place to Work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Workday full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, support and some of the best people I've ever worked with.

    Cons

    Sales success can be difficult and requires a strong focus and commitment. Can take over a year to make your first sale due to long sales cycles...



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