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4 people found this helpful  

Not a silicon valley company

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Responsys

Pros

Happy Customers means profits
Great sales team

Cons

Not a silicon valley company in terms of culture

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be clear on shorter and longer term vision

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 8 people found this helpful  

    Great product successes but difficult to succeed, and grow given structure, politics and processes.

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    Former Employee - Engineer
    Former Employee - Engineer

    I worked at Responsys

    Pros

    Business space
    Company growth
    Colleagues
    Customer successes
    Saas model

    Cons

    Engineers feel like 2nd class citizens.
    People under promise, and only do what is asked of them. Risky otherwise
    Work happens in silos.
    Eng management is never accountable for bad plans and results. Seems like only engineers get blame.
    Some teams are treated better than others.
    Lack of caring for employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide an environment where engineers can create and deliver an awesome product
    Treat employees fairly
    Offer possibilities of advancement
    Provide clear metrics for success
    Celebrate successes .
    Be consistent with processes and values
    Admit mistakes so we can learn from them

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    My experience here has helped me grow professionally and gain new connections/friends.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Responsys full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Open, friendly environment filled with a lot of proactive individuals. People work until they get their projects complete but also know how to balance work and add a bit of team building into the mix.

    Cons

    It really depends on your manager. Since it was recently acquired earlier in the year, there has been some communication gaps.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure your Directors are checking in with their team once in a while.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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