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Updated March 4, 2015
Updated March 4, 2015
4,300 Reviews
3.4
4,300 Reviews
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Dell Chairman and CEO Michael S. Dell
Michael S. Dell
2,595 Ratings

Review Highlights

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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Employee Reviews

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  1. Featured Review

     

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

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    • Career Opportunities
    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)

    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 ManagementAdvice

    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!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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.  

    Dell Inc. is a great company to work for and would recommend it to anyone.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Dell

    Pros

    Dell is a very stable company

    Cons

    most field service work is based on contracts and can be unstable

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Be ready to embrace change!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Marketing Manager in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Product Marketing Manager in Austin, TX

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

    Pros

    Great for trying new skills, meeting new people, taking on a leadership role.

    Cons

    Not so great when you aren't consulted about what you want to do.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To avoid the "square peg/round hole" problem, it is best to include the employee in the conversations before the changes.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Working at Dell

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

    I have been working at Dell

    Pros

    Dell provides unlimited opportunity for growth. Fast paced environment, fair pay

    Cons

    Who you know is how far you will go. Here, your network is truly your networth.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great company to work for if you are just getting into IT Solution selling.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Round Rock, TX
    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Round Rock, TX

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

    Pros

    Great team members and you get to build your inside sales skills.

    Cons

    The culture needs to adapt to the times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep your employees in the know.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    Love working for dell

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Nashville, TN

    I have been working at Dell

    Pros

    Everyone works well together usually

    Cons

    Lots of ambiguity within everyday issues

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great Summer Internship

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - GraduateSenior Advisor in Austin, TX
    Former Intern - GraduateSenior Advisor in Austin, TX

    I worked at Dell as an intern

    Pros

    I worked in GSO. The team really respected work/life balance. Overall, the internship program has a lot to offer in terms of activities, training, and networking opportunities.

    Cons

    There has been a lot of reorganizing of the departments, making it risky for full time employment

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Best Company I've worked for in my 20+ years.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX

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

    Pros

    Great place to work where you can decide your own future through your efforts.

    Cons

    There is a great deal of work to be done in a new division that is growing that can infringe on work life balance.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Great company, but no job security

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Dell

    Pros

    -Great atmosphere
    -great team support
    -challenging job (which is a plus for me)

    Cons

    -commission and pay structure changed and not for the better
    -no job security
    -sales force leads are garbage

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    get a better, more accurate marketing team. Try not to have so many layoffs in one year.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    High performance computing with a high performance team.

    Current Employee - Engineering Technician in Round Rock, TX
    Current Employee - Engineering Technician in Round Rock, TX

    I have been working at Dell

    Pros

    Dynamic environments that lend themselves to more dynamic growth in any role chosen.
    Direct Supervisors and Team leads are a pleasure to work with.

    Cons

    Getting hired on as a employee vs. working as a contractor.

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