Workday

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Workday Reviews

Updated November 11, 2014
Updated November 11, 2014
155 Reviews
4.4
155 Reviews
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Workday CEO, Co-Founder & Chairman Aneel Bhusri
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • With that said, work life balance is respected (at least in the orgs I have experience with) (in 11 reviews)

  • Great product and technology - development team at corporate was a blast (in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • Benefits are the worst a Bay Area Tech company can ever offer (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.  

    great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Pleasanton, CA
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Pleasanton, CA

    I have been working at Workday as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Every employee gets a laptop to work

    Cons

    Location is really far from SF

  2.  

    Everyone is Super Nice

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

    I worked at Workday full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    -Friendly People
    -Fun Culture
    -Is growing rapidly
    -wants to get better
    - is killing the competition

    Cons

    People who have been in management since the company started aren't up-to-date with the consumer app quality that Workday is aspiring for. It really holds it down.
    Many of the new people hired come from places that Google and Facebook would not hire from.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You should be making offers to people from everyday brands to come in and help pick up some of the drag. Recruiting from similar companies to Workday will only bring the product down. Which I know Workday does not want.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Good Experience, But Not Perfect

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer Intern in Pleasanton, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer Intern in Pleasanton, CA

    I have been working at Workday as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    They supply housing and the pay is pretty good. Very good company to work for and they really invest in your development/ education as a software engineer.

    Cons

    It is a big company and sometimes you get lost in the shuffle or get bogged down in the corporate structure. They weren't extremely prepared for the fall interns with projects so there was some sitting around and waiting at times.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great company, CEOs, product and co-workers!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Pleasanton, CA
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Pleasanton, CA

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

    Pros

    CEOs who believe in me and, unlike some others, are not weasels.
    Everyone here is really smart and motivated.
    Constant opportunities to innovate, as the kind of work we do has not been done before.
    Satisfied customers.

    Cons

    Long hours.
    Not paid competitive to the market, but that is balanced by great stock options in my case.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need some kind of sabbatical program for those of us who have been running at full speed for quite a while.

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

    Great place to work

    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Pleasanton, CA
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Pleasanton, CA

    I have been working at Workday full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Collaborative work environment, good sense of community, great products, great customer services
    Family Friendly
    Pet Friendly

    Cons

    Usual office politics, no flexibility for remote work or office hours

  7.  

    Exciting place to work

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

    I have been working at Workday full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced, innovative, rapidly expanding, great culture,

    Cons

    long hours but its worth it!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote within

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great Company

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

    I have been working at Workday full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great health care, growing company

    Cons

    employee perks are few but on the rise

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the workday way and culture #1.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 3 people found this helpful  

    Great company to be part of with loads of career opportunities in the long run

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Csd in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Csd in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    I have been working at Workday full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    -Great colleagues
    -Since the company is still 'small' you feel like you actually contribute to the companies success
    -A lot of exposure to other business units which can help you develop a career path
    -Everyone is all about 'work hard, play hard'
    - Many career possibilities in the long run

    Cons

    - Average salary
    - Limited career options short term
    - Limited training
    - Fast growing companies might not be for everyone

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop your employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 8 people found this helpful  

    Great learning experience; Politics are subtle but dangerous

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing in Pleasanton, CA
    Former Employee - Marketing in Pleasanton, CA

    I worked at Workday full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    * Fabulous technology
    * Experienced leaders
    * Great potential for growth and world domination

    Cons

    * Political scene among leadership is subtle, but when the big dogs don't like something/one, watch out
    * Coworkers are not as helpful to each other as I expected them to be / they describe in their culture
    * They underpay in salary (but it's made up in stock)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in some training to managers. Discourage "territory building" amongst higher level VPs. Compensate people in salary at market rates please.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    A good ride

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

    I have been working at Workday full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Strong product and technology. Culture centered around innovation, working hard and having fun.

    Cons

    Difficult environment for anyone that is not agreeable to frequent change.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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