Ariba

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3 people found this helpful  

It's not what you know

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Accounting in Pittsburgh, PA
Current Employee - Accounting in Pittsburgh, PA

I have been working at Ariba

Pros

Most middle managers are very good, great time off & benefits. Work/Life balance is geared totally towards Life, which at times can be a con.

Cons

Promotions and raises are rare. Those that are promoted are often undeserving and promoted only because it is less expensive than paying a competent replacement. Employee moral is low. Top Management has no clue or simply does not care what is going on with their eployees.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep your competent employees and drop the dead weight, instead of promoting the dead weight and letting your competent employees leave. A dollar per share hit now is better than all of the problems that you are going to have. An ounce of prevention...

Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Excellent place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alpharetta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alpharetta, GA

    I have been working at Ariba

    Pros

    * Culture is fantastic, people are great
    * Work hard/play hard
    * Respected by my manager and my peers, great atmosphere
    * Ariba hires top notch, sharp, well rounded and diverse employees
    * Benefits are best of the best
    * Market leader in the space
    * My manager supports and advocates his team, fights for resources and visibility
    * I am proud to work for Ariba, I am challenged and rewarded

    Cons

    * Salaries could be more competitive
    * could be a more formal career path (growth) track for some areas

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    * Quarterly Town Hall meetings are valuable and appreciated, it's valuabe to have access to Senior management to ask questions and get updates on the bigger picture

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Work here, not there

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at Ariba

    Pros

    Fun, energetic, motivated workforce
    Recognition and awards tied directly to performance
    Great benefits, time off
    Management fully understands work/life balance
    Monthly involvement in different charities
    Community involvement

    Cons

    Salaries could be more competitive
    Global operations are sometimes inconsistent.
    Sales, delivery, and operations are somewhat misaligned in their objectives.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to make more of an effort to interact with employees at all levels. For a smaller company such as Ariba, this could be very feasible and prove to enhance morale. After reading through some of the posts from teams in IDC, it sounds like they could really benefit from 1:1 interactions with our executive team.

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    Approves of CEO
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