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Great place for the right type so of people

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Former Employee - Vice President Sales
Former Employee - Vice President Sales

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

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Oracle is a machine
Culture is aggressive, driven, results-oriented
I was personally treated very well throughout my time there
Lots of opportunity to succeed and advance; great rewards when you do

Cons

Can be political, bureaucratic like all big companies
Sales pressure can lead to questionable tactics and bullying - it's all about the numbers
Complexity of the organization with so many acquisitions makes it difficult to navigate and lead

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Stressful environment but commission can make it worth it

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Reston, VA
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Reston, VA

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Commission - unlimited with accelerators but tough to hit
    Extensive sales and IT training
    People - a lot of my coworkers have turned into friends outside of work

    Cons

    Stressful environment - typical in sales, I have been in worse
    Micromanaged

    Advice to Management

    Less Micromanaging, especially for seasons reps

  2. Good experience, but tough environment

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    Current Employee - Senior Finance Manager in Redwood Shores, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Finance Manager in Redwood Shores, CA

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (more than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    global experience, brand name, high tech industry bellwether, good benefits, interesting and complex challenges

    Cons

    hard to get promoted, up to you to manage career

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