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Corporate Jungle

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Project Manager in Round Rock, TX
Current Employee - Project Manager in Round Rock, TX
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Dell full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Great pay, benefits, and flexibility of work life balance

Cons

Politics, solidarity between organizations, and fear of layoffs

Advice to Management

Improve the connection between tactical efforts and strategic decisions. It takes far too long to get certain things finished when you lack connecting the the workforce responsibilities together against the overall effort.

Other Employee Reviews for Dell

  1. Michael and his very smart leadership team, countered by a mixed bag of middle tier VPs and their respective 'entourage'

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Programmer
    Current Employee - Programmer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dell full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Dell is expanding beyond their traditional businesses, aiming for new market segments that they know and understand very well. Michael is very clued in, and knows where to aim his company.

    Cons

    Aligning old silo'ed teams, with their short-sited rear-guard perspective and quarterly focused outlook around reviews and bonuses, is going to require some tough love. Dell's implementation of stack-ranking does not build a strong company, but instead enforces a bell-curve of mediocraty.

    Advice to Management

    Stack-ranking needs to be fixed. Isn't it odd that company feedback also follows a bell-curve? The curve should be weighted positively at the top, tailing out towards the negative... compare your 'tell-Dell' feedback results with Google, Facebook, and others that do NOT implement stack-ranking the way Dell does.


  2. Great Company to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dell full-time

    Pros

    - Flexible working options - Great pay and benefits - Reward for hard work

    Cons

    - dealing with ambiguity - too much churn and conflicting priorities by different groups


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