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Updated April 26, 2015
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Dell Chairman and CEO Michael S. Dell
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Pros
  • work life balance; flexible work hours; empowered individual contributors (in 557 reviews)

  • They give you a very nice laptop and dock so you can work from home when needed (in 245 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-life balance can become a challenge; frequent reorganizations affect work quality (in 170 reviews)

  • The senior management reporting to Michael is very uneven with a couple of real bozos (in 81 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (2)

    A great place to work during another very exciting time in Dell's history!

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    Current Employee - Project Program Management Consultant in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Project Program Management Consultant in Austin, TX

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

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

    Pros

    Great career development and career path options. Dynamic, exciting work environment. Solid leadership who communicates frequently and effectively. Great people to work with. Excellent salary and benefits.

    Cons

    Most managers are great. Some, however are not! Your team will only be as good as it's leadership...

    Advice to Management

    Encourage managers to frequently reach out to their employees and to put emphasis on being a coach and not a task-master...the results will be far greater!

    Dell Response

    Feb 9, 2015Candidate and Employee Experience Team

    Thanks for the awesome review. We agree - our people are incredible! We're also thrilled to hear that you have had opportunities presented to you and have been exposed to solid leadership. We share ... More

  2. Powerhouse

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Dell full-time

    Pros

    Always enjoyed coming to work here. Great Salary and perks.

    Cons

    Not much. A little too much micromanagement. Other than that, nothing.

  3. Great place to work, many challenges and opportunities.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Dell

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

    Pros

    Flexible work hours and inclusive culture.

    Cons

    Travel time to work is long.

    Advice to Management

    None

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  5. Helpful (1)

    Claims Analyst

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    Former Employee - Claims Analyst in Remote, OR
    Former Employee - Claims Analyst in Remote, OR

    I worked at Dell

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Working remote, flexibility, medical, dental, vacation, sick days and 401K benefits.

    Cons

    Just waiting for the next assignment to come.

  6. Great technology solutions!

    Current Employee - Account Executive in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Detroit, MI

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay and great culture!

    Cons

    Some customers are not aware of Dell's E2E IT Solutions

  7. very relax company

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Miami, FL

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    very relax enviroment , good life work balance

    Cons

    a lot of burocracy, few opportunities

  8. Helpful (1)

    Great Job

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    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative IV in Round Rock, TX
    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative IV in Round Rock, TX

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

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

    Pros

    Well developed tools and training. Internal movement to most fields

    Cons

    Hard to promote to manager or higher level positions. Pay doesn't scale at the same rate as outside hires

    Advice to Management

    Reward your current employees or they will find other employment. Rather than hiring for more from the outside provide raises/promotions

    Dell Response

    Apr 23, 2015Candidate and Employee Experience Team

    Thank you for your review. Promoting from within is key to our success and your advice to management is a timely and important piece of feedback.

  9. Customer Success

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    Current Employee - Pennsylvania in Berwyn, PA
    Current Employee - Pennsylvania in Berwyn, PA

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great culture, benefits and competitive salary. Agile environment that is always moving. Boomi employees are dedicated to improving customer experience.

    Cons

    Integrating into Dell has proven difficult and sluggish. Some of the key players that started Boomi and developed it into a great place to work have left and left a gap.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in programs and activities to improve customer experience. For SaaS, support and customer success should not be considered a cost center.

    Dell Response

    Apr 23, 2015Candidate and Employee Experience Team

    Thank you for your review. We agree - improvements to how we integrate new team members from acquisitions is very important and we appreciate the feedback.

  10. Great benefits, nice work life balance

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Round Rock, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Round Rock, TX

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good salary, flexible work hours. Decent culture.

    Cons

    Management not too concerned about career path

    Advice to Management

    Work with your teams. Focus on numbers and on people too.

    Dell Response

    Apr 23, 2015Candidate and Employee Experience Team

    We agree - focusing on people and not just numbers is what makes a great company culture. Thank you for your review and advice to management!

  11. Good company to work for.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Dell full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The salary is good compared to cometition

    Cons

    There budget is very limited for training.

    Advice to Management

    Increase training budget and opportunities.

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