Electronic Data Systems

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The company professes it is working to retain the best. NOT TRUE

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Infrastructure Specialist ( I'm Actually A Computer Programmer)
Current Employee - Senior Infrastructure Specialist ( I'm Actually A Computer Programmer)

I have been working at Electronic Data Systems

Pros

Paycheck, love of the actual work, regardless of the management...

Cons

People are now forced to do work below their worth and abilities due to all of the senseless layoffs and the need to back fill. The ever hanging black cloud of random senseless layoffs, especially for those of us that make more money than the new management being brought in. EDS appears to be content with mediocre vs "cream of the crop".

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stop laying people off based on information provided in a spread sheet. Seriously look at the needs and the resources needed to fulfill those and future needs. Be respectful of the clients and the investors and start putting some intelligence into workforce decisions.

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

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    The saying "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger" is not true for EDS.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Analyst in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Project Analyst in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at Electronic Data Systems

    Pros

    - Access to many very informative training programs
    - People are dedicated to their work
    - Coworkers can easily commiserate with how miserable you are in your job

    Cons

    - Most workforce in their 40's or older
    - Culture clash with HP, who recently bought EDS
    - Tools are manually intenseive and archaic
    - Focus is on processes and not results

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Treat employees with more respect and not as a commodity
    - Increase diversity of thought & opinion amoung decision-makers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    EDS a great place to work is you live in Plano.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Infrastructure Specialist
    Former Employee - Infrastructure Specialist

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems

    Pros

    EDS is a large company. As a result of this, there are a lot of resources available.

    Cons

    Training budget is usually the first thing cut. Some training, like Six Sigma training was only available to individuals with a manager job code. This was frustrating because I was very interested in quality and I was unable to receive any training. There is a lot of traing available to employees working at the EDS headquarters buildings in Plano, TX. but little training available for everyone else because travel to training was cut.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide the same access to training to the employees outside of Plano.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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