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Hiring/firing @ Dell is just like open flood gates

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Former Employee - Director in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Director in San Jose, CA

I worked at Dell full-time (More than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Huge opportunities in front Dell

Cons

But, no environment to take differentiated thinking to next level.

Advice to Management

You have very few rare thinkers in the company. Through this restructuring process, you are loosing those few as well. You may want put extra gates in identifying whom you want to keep and whom you want to let go. Your current model is just "open flood gates" for both hiring/firing. Very hard to hire right talent, last thing you want to do is loose those great ones.

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  1. Best company that I ever worked for

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Nashua, NH
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Nashua, NH

    I worked at Dell full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fantastic benfits and great products

    Cons

    People from remote aquisitions should be canned immediately as they often are cliquish bunch and are very resistent to the Dell way

    Advice to Management

    Deep six management from remote aquisitions


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    Gone downhill over the years

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Round Rock, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Round Rock, TX

    I worked at Dell full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Seeing new technology as it comes out.

    Cons

    No loyalty to workers. Pay has decreased for workers over the last 5 years. If you are in sales, expect unattainable quotas that are very hard to hit.

    Advice to Management

    Need to have a better pay structure for the employees. Make Dell a fun place to work again. Michael Dell needs to have employees invested in the company with some kind of ownership in the company. The employees need to have a vested interested in the company that is not just to have a job.


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