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It's ok place to wrok

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

I have been working at Adobe

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

It is good company if you are in right team. If not, you are out of luck. Good benefits compared to other companies in bayarea.

Cons

Pay is less compared to other companies. If you are in few teams, this is not a problem.You need to check out team before joining.

Advice to Management

Make sure to improve motivation of employees. Setting up vision for company will increase stock price. Bring back bonus to employees.

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  1. Helpful (5)

    Not leading edge anymore but still an good company to work for

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    Current Employee - Senior Computer Scientist in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Computer Scientist in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Adobe

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible work hours Good benefits Competitive salary Great relationships with customers Great work environment Excellent HR department Great networking opportunities

    Cons

    Bureaucratic Obsolete products and technology Continuous defocus on core competencies Unwillingness to take risks with new products Continuous outsourcing tendencies

    Advice to Management

    Company needs charismatic leadership which delivers on the vision side. Dump current long term strategy and refocus the company on core competence areas.


  2. Helpful (6)

    A once great company - No longer innovative or employee-friendly, but still a leader.

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Program Manager in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Adobe

    Disapproves of CEO
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great products, smart colleagues, generous benefits (health, 401K matching, sabbatical, time off at managers' discretion - this is good if you have an understanding manager), flexible telecommuting program, a friendly, collaborative team atmosphere, pretty buildings with nice offices with doors you can shut, good corporate citizen.

    Cons

    Limited opportunity for advancement or professional growth. Middle management weak and scared. Too many turf wars. Powerful been-there-forever cliques. Reporting structure lame, it allows family members and romantic relationships to report to one another .Sending too many jobs to India and China, Difficult communication as teams are split up among US, India, China which weakens collaborative efforts, Annual layoffs each year ruin morale.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on innovation. Quit trying to please Wall Street at the expense of your human resources. Try to keep some jobs in the US. Focus on improving the quality of what used to be amazing products - they've become too bloated and buggy. Bring back Chuck, John and Bruce to revitalize company mission.


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