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Self Service

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Sales Executive in Troy, MI
Current Employee - Sales Executive in Troy, MI

I have been working at Oracle full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Very solid software and hardware

Cons

Horrible processes a very self service company

Advice to Management

Build a team environment

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    Oracle Direct: Be Cautious and Look Before You Leap

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Oracle Direct Account Manager in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Oracle Direct Account Manager in Austin, TX

    I worked at Oracle (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The benefits of working at Oracle are many: Great resume builder, outstanding training, and gaining exposure to a very solid product portfolio. The pay is pretty decent, as are the benefits. After spending a year there, you will have the opportunity to move on outside the company, but the chances of moving up internally are few and far in between.

    Cons

    The work environment is extremely intense and often turns reasonable people into jerks - yelling and intimidation is common at the end of each quarter. Many seasoned, experienced employees leave due to the unreasonable amount of stress that exists as a result of too many VP's who constantly try to justify their existence and create a contentious relationship with the field AND customers. The prevailing view is that it's OK to frustrate and anger a customer, so long as the revenue is delivered.

    Advice to Management

    Wake up and ask yourself why there are so many VP's in OD? Why is the turnover so high? Why do you put ridiculous amounts of pressure on the first line managers? Why is HR constantly getting involved with this organization? If those questions are answered honestly, you are on the path to fixing the problems. Talk is cheap, but actions are not....


  2. Good Company to work for, cut throat competition internally between employees

    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Seattle, WA

    I worked at Oracle full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Stable job, good salary, bonus

    Cons

    Very political organization. You have to be well connected or you can get mowed down by others.

    Advice to Management

    Please do some employees review management too.


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