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Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Hopkinton, MA
Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Hopkinton, MA

I have been working at EMC

Pros

EMC has a Very large technology footprint, making it easy to be exposed to many hardware platforms & software packages.

Cons

It's such a large company it's easy to get lost in the crowd. You really have to work to make a name for yourself & get noticed.

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meh

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    The place where careers go to die.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Technician in Franklin, MA
    Current Employee - Systems Technician in Franklin, MA

    I have been working at EMC

    Pros

    Free gym membership, Interesting work, great peers in most cases.

    Cons

    (Yes, i'm a contractor, but a very intelligent and capable one)
    Cons: No reviews for contract staff, No raises for contract staff, False promises of getting hired when in the past 3 years only 2 or so contractors have been hired.
    The management at EMC will turn a blind eye to every full time staff member that sits around and plays video games on their workstations- never completes tasks- and starts trouble with other staff, but will never notice the contractor that comes in every day, works their tail off for the good of the company, supports end of quarter requirements ect.
    Management is too reliant on the words of corrupted staff members. If a staff member (especially group leaders) doesn't like a contractor, all they have to do is make up a reason and the management pounces all over it- thus ensuring the contractor will never ever be hired.

    It looks like people who are given any position of responsibility in EMC have served some sort of military. This would be fine, except just because someone is in the military- it doesn't make them a good leader or even good with people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Review your leadership staff- especially on the lower levels.
    Get rid of the dead weight staff- I.E, those that talk at their group leaders stations all shift, those that refuse to do certain tasks, those that do not support E.O.Q requirements.
    Hire on deserving contractors.
    Give a raise to contractors that have been there at least 5 years... there are a TON!

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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    EMC - Good Company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Principal Systems Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Principal Systems Engineer in Seattle, WA

    I worked at EMC

    Pros

    EMC is the Gorilla In the Industry
    Brand is great, product is in most F500 companies
    Recognition if you work hard
    Work Life Balance is good if you have a good manager

    Cons

    Big Company, could get lost in the shuffle
    I didn't think Medical Benefits were the greatest, but probably on par with most other companies
    Stock price doesn't move all that much

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get that stock price moving up.....

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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