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Only if you aspire to be a gladiator

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Former Employee - Account Executive in Atlanta, GA
Former Employee - Account Executive in Atlanta, GA

I worked at Autonomy full-time (More than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Good product strategy. If you can sell in this environment, you can make as much money as anyone in the software sales game.

Cons

Abusive management relationship to sales force. Completely obscure pricing policies. "Smash and grab" sales culture. Close the deal at all costs, with no future commitment to customer success or satisfaction.

Advice to Management

Get your personal affairs in order before reporting to the penitentiary to begin serving your sentence.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Account Executive

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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Enterprise Account Executive in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Enterprise Account Executive in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Autonomy full-time (More than a year)

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Broad product offering, good technology mix

    Cons

    Horrible culture, run through fear and intimidation.

    Advice to Management

    Be more positive, use the carrot more then the stick


  2. Helpful (2)

    Wish I could give it zero stars -

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Autonomy full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great marketing - cool message. Great Sales reps. Much better after the HP sale. Benefits are good.

    Cons

    over 90% turnover for a reason. You can sell, but management will take the deal away from you so you don't get the commission. Pricing is not available for sales people on 90% of the products and to get pricing, you have to give up 75% of your commission. Lot's of travel, metrics - 5 face to face a week and 1 proposal. No org chart, limited access to engineers, no white papers. Some of the software works. Run away! Don't stop here.


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