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If you are looking into working in IT, think very long and very hard about it.

IT Employee (Current Employee) Redwood City, CA

ProsPay for the role is OK, not keeping up with the Google/FB/Linkedin's anymore though.

ConsMany single points of failure. Many contractors who doesn't have to be managed as staff, which management seems to like. A lot of turnover right now, at both executive and staff level. Not enough staff to justify all the upper-middle management. Staff not part of the team, treated like contractors. Everything looks to be moving to India, where quality is terrible. Accountability is arbitrary. HR is absent...

Advice to Senior ManagementInvest in your people, they will feel part of a team vs. part of a machine. They will stay for the mission, even if other things are hard. Manage your people, not your processes. Empower your staff vs. disable their ability to make a decision at every corner. No one feels safe or knows what is going on.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

Informatica Response

Dec 13, 2013HR Director, Business Partner

Thank you for your candid feedback. I’m sorry you were not satisfied with working at Informatica. We benchmark our pay ranges at least yearly to ensure that we pay market-competitive salaries. The ... More

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    Good, smart people who get results and have fun

    Human Resources (Current Employee) Redwood City, CA

    I have been working at Informatica full-time for less than a year

    Pros: - great company overall - hot, growing industry - market leader - good… Cons: - not enough cross-functional collaboration and communication - some functions value people… Advice to Senior Management: Address the managers that don't value their people. Know where the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    Great Company To Work For

    Principal Sales Consultant (Former Employee)

    I worked at Informatica full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros: Top notch co-workers, lots of opportunity to move around, advance and get experience… Cons: Salaries lag behind competitors, Company is trying to break thru the billion dollar revenue and push it up to 5b… Advice to Senior Management: Overall vision and direction of the company is spot on,… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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