OpenText

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1 person found this helpful  

A decent proposition

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Project Manager in Hyderābād (India)
Current Employee - Project Manager in Hyderābād (India)

I have been working at OpenText full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Better work-life balance
A lot of technical guidance and growth opportunities
A good culture and equal opportunities
Center in Hyderabad is likely to grow so there will be more career opportunities

Cons

Pay scale is not up to market
Not much employment Benefits beside salary

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Sorry, none

Recommends
Positive Outlook

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    Third-rate software company that could have been so much better

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at OpenText full-time

    Pros

    Flexible about working hours so I could sometimes work at home, but this is at the discretion of your team-leader/manager. I have a great team-leader.
    Free coffee. There are a couple of Tassimo brewers if you know where to look.

    Cons

    Lack of co-operation between teams.

    Some team leaders don't care about quality, just deadlines.

    Next to impossible to get anything innovative done.

    Senior management seems completely ignorant of what really goes on at a grass roots level in the company. Its as they work for an entirely different OpenText than the rest of us. Clueless.

    A mire of bureaucracy. Most of the administrivia that employees have to deal with is confusing, frustrating, and slow.

    Ridiculous internal structure. People in one part of the company jet around the world doing this and that, and yet there is "no budget" to ship a small but essential piece of equipment from one office to another.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop expanding. Rewrite the software from the ground up to be adaptive and useful.
    Pay attention to what the employees are saying, they are the people who do the real work at OpenText, not the management.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    Good Stable Company with Drawbacks

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Waterloo, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at OpenText full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work and life balance. Great talented people to work with.

    Cons

    Communication from high level management is hard to map to regular day to day task at low level. No increments or bonus - stuck with initial salary till next promotion ( which could be indefinite ). Average or below average pay and benefits. Employee feedbacks are rarely accepted. Little room for growth.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to employee issues and bring everything to industry standard / average.

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