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EMC Reviews

Updated November 26, 2014
Updated November 26, 2014
2,019 Reviews
3.7
2,019 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • work/life balance is pretty good, a lot of trainings if you have time to attend (in 185 reviews)

  • There is also good flexibility around shifts or if there is the need to work from home (in 61 reviews)


Cons
  • There is very little work/life balance - and not just in the US but in Europe as well (in 92 reviews)

  • Hard to change anything since it is a big company (in 49 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    I enjoyed working at EMC through manpower, the coworkers and supervisors all were great to get along with, job was easy.

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    Former Employee - Production Associate in Apex, NC
    Former Employee - Production Associate in Apex, NC

    I worked at EMC full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    the coworkers are great team members, and the pay was great also, job was very easy

    Cons

    driving an hour each day to get to work,

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Learned so much during my internship!

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    Former Employee - Software Development Intern in Hopkinton, MA
    Former Employee - Software Development Intern in Hopkinton, MA

    I worked at EMC as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great Employer. Everyone is very nice and willing to help you. Learned a lot about Java and Hadoop during my summer internship.

    Cons

    Often left to find work on my own.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good work environment

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in Hopkinton, MA
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Hopkinton, MA

    I worked at EMC as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good company to work in, co-workers are friendly there. Managers are knowledgeable. Learnt a lot during intern.

    Cons

    Stable company that if you like challenges, not your perfect choice.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    One of the best companies I have worked for in the past 20 + years

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    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Washington, DC

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

    Pros

    Great Company in a growing market.
    Federation of companies stand alone in the industry as a leader in IT infrastructure and cutting edge technology.
    EMC invests in R&D and MA more than most make.

    Cons

    Still a big company with all that comes with it. The challenge in the market are great and changing rapidly. This can create challenge for anyone who is new to the industry.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    My experience at EMC has been great so far!

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Research Triangle Park, NC

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

    Pros

    Ability to learn many new technologies and work on different projects.
    Nice Balance between Hardware/Networking, Testing/QA and development opportunities
    Great work life balance, amazing co-workers

    Cons

    Too many Re-Orgs, hard to stay focused on the task at hand when the task keeps changing. Large Company, hard to find direction at times.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very exciting and family oriented environment

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    Current Employee - Varied in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Varied in Los Angeles, CA

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

    Pros

    Technology was excellent and training was very aggressive. Bleeding edge technology with a purpose always looking to get 3 due on competition

    Cons

    Number crunching and too mugh politics from senior management. Never took advice from the field. Company would have had better transitions when aquiring companies

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remember the people who carred company through hard times.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Amazing experience to work here

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Louisville, CO
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Louisville, CO

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

    Pros

    The culture of the company has attributes like mutual respect, work life balance, and efforts to involve everybody in work/ fun discussions. One can go for fitness activities every day for 1 hour or so during their working hours. The atmosphere in relaxed in general. People do work well towards their release deadlines but with a light mood and not much pressure. Also, there is lot of transparency between management and employees, you can choose to work on tasks you like.

    Cons

    Not yet sure about the promotion scenario here. It may turn out to be good.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good if you are in the mainline storage group

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    Former Employee - Senior Product Management in Pleasanton, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Product Management in Pleasanton, CA

    I worked at EMC full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    EMC is a very well run company. Salary is competitive and benefits are excellent. The storage group still runs the show, but they make most of the revenue so that makes sense. Some good strategic acquisitions (like VMWare) and some not so great. They have seen the cloud tsunami coming and are doing their best to adapt. Solid values.

    Cons

    No way to sugarcoat the fact it is a very large company, and has the typical problem of trying to make an impact as an individual contributor. Not particularly well known on the West Coast of the US, so may not be the best resume builder from a Silicon Valley perspective.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Sotware Engineer II

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Hopkinton, MA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Hopkinton, MA

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

    Pros

    Provides really good life work balance, never have addition job to do after work.

    Cons

    What I'm doing is testing and it's not that fun.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should employ more young people....

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place to work

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Software Engineer

    I have been working at EMC full-time

    Pros

    Good salary, a lot of training and interesting technology. We have a very nice office and very wise leader.

    Cons

    Normal big company stuff. Too many security constrains. Not as cool as small startups.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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