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Hard But Fair

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Current Employee - VP Archiving and Compliance in New York, NY
Current Employee - VP Archiving and Compliance in New York, NY

I have been working at Autonomy

Approves of CEO
Approves of CEO

Pros

People tends to fall into a number of camps... those who've been here years; Those who've joined by acquisition and the remainder new hires. Needless to say those who've been here years fit like a glove... those by acquisition who then leave hate it and those who stay put up with it. New hires either love or hate it mainly dictated by age (not always but in the main).

Cons

run on a tight budget and objectives (which is not a con) but the way its achieved is like boot camp in winter! OK if you're obsessive but stay away if not!

Advice to Management

Loosen up and fly a little higher and share the profits a bit more with whole company instead of "stars"!!! Could do with more communications and less instructions

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  1. Not a nice place to work

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    Former Employee - Sales Executive in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Sales Executive in Boston, MA

    I worked at Autonomy

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    - Good pay/commission plan
    - Autonomy in Work style
    - Very liberal expense policy

    Cons

    - Micromanaged Sales Operation
    - No trust in employees
    - Product does not work as advertised
    - Difficult to get Sales engineering support
    - Abusive managment style
    - No internal communications
    - Very top down approach
    - Aggressive Sales tactics/pressured sales

    Advice to Management

    - Take it easy, you are leader in the space
    - make it a fun place to work
    - There are other smart people in the world
    - Treat people right and they will give you more back..


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    the long & winding road

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    Current Employee - Senior Technical Specialist in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Specialist in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Autonomy

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    outstanding technology. significant rewards for some. lots of great customers. awesome people from more countries and backgrounds you can count on any map!

    Cons

    be prepared to suffer the long a winding road if you arenâ??t one of the well-educated â??elliteâ?? from the very few top universties from which management choose â??only the bestâ??. this obviously short sighted policy means lots of great people just donâ??t make the grade

    Advice to Management

    its hard to criticise financial success or great products i know but not everyone is a green beret performer. as someone else on this site has already said not everyone has the same "take that hill" abilities so maybe give the tougher challenges to the tougher people and share the opportunities around a bit more?


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