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Helpful (1)

Could be better, always...

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Nuance

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Colleagues, Collective knowledge pool and willingness to share and train peers. Deep experience in the technology and applications.

Cons

Poor organization, frequent management changes, internal partisanship in certain areas.

Advice to Management

Improve communication and hold people accountable.

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  1. Helpful (5)

    Questionable Vision

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bellevue, WA

    I have been working at Nuance

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    - Good PTO policies
    - Flexible Schedule (Depends on the group)
    - Interesting Work

    Cons

    - There seems to be a lack of vision for the organic growth of the products acquired. They tend to languish over a period of time and die on the vine.
    - It's very top-down. Worker bees are first to go In one group there are at least 2 managers to every worker. Very inefficient
    - No clear ideas on how to innovate. I lay this at the feat of the CEO who probably understands everything about how to run a traditional business and nothing about how to make a software company sustainable and successful.
    - Acquisitions seem to be for IP and also for hiding systemic financial problems. It is very odd timing indeed that the company acquires a new company either right before financials are released or right after. The stock seems to languish mid-quarter and then is boosted again via a well timed acquisition.
    - Every new hire has to be approved by the CEO. Riddiculous.
    - Compensation lags
    - The benefits are horrible here on the west coast. If you like not being able to see a real doctor then this is the place for you

    Advice to Management

    Run the company as a whole like a software company.
    Thin the management herd.
    Be more hands off in hiring people, and more hands on in providing the resources for success.

  2. Helpful (1)

    Big company obsessed with the bottom line

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Burlington, MA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Burlington, MA

    I have been working at Nuance

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Employee purchase plan
    co-workers are nice poeple

    Cons

    No merit increases for over a year and half
    inexperienced managers
    acquire new companies too often
    employees are just a number
    lack of career path

    Advice to Management

    take care of your people

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