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Great place to work and Great people to work with!

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Business Analyst in San Rafael, CA
Current Employee - Business Analyst in San Rafael, CA

I have been working at Autodesk

Pros

* Great benefits package - love the sabbatical!
* Not afraid to try something new - always trying to find the next best way to do something
* Really, Really great people! These people have become like an extended family to me.

Cons

* Never seem to find a good path for promotion. Hard to move up if you are not in the inner circle
* Teams can be split across regions making for some long hours
* Vacation for long term employees! Sabbatcical is great but after being here 15+ years it would be ince to get more than 2 weeks vacation a year!

Advice to ManagementAdvice

* Offer more chances for promotion
* add more vacation time
* Listen to the imput provided by those not in the clouds...we see things you don't!
* Use Agile more...keep teams centralized...makes for a faster, more effecient way to do projects

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

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  1.  

    Great place to work but very demanding

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Rafael, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Rafael, CA

    I have been working at Autodesk

    Pros

    - Extremely flexible hours
    - Fitness center on site (or fitness subsidy if not near the company gym)
    - Best holiday schedule of any company I've ever worked for (typical holidays plus week off from Christmas Eve to New Years Day).

    Cons

    - Many late meetings with Asia Pacific offices interferes with life/work balance.
    - Doesn't matter whether you've worked for the company for 1 week or 20 years, you get the same 12 days vacation per year. 6 week sabbatical every 4 years (that has to be taken all at once- not broken up). Would be nice to get acrue more vacation over time.
    - Lots of workaholics, so getting promoted requires a lot of work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reduce management structure - flatten the organization. Why are there so many Directors and Senior Managers with no or few direct reports?

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    disappointing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in San Rafael, CA
    Current Employee - Director in San Rafael, CA

    I have been working at Autodesk

    Pros

    great benefits, great products, good location

    Cons

    male-oriented, political, few opportunities in senior positions for women in operations

    No opinion of CEO
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