Silicon Valley Bank

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Great company... Middle management sucks

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

Pros

Great ideas...Executives are very savvy.

Cons

Middle management is lousy and thus is constant churn in many areas

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be truly transparent...Fix the middle management issues. Good employees are leaving

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other reviews for Silicon Valley Bank

  1.  

    Great Place to work if you are in IT

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

    Pros

    -Well compensated
    -Strong CIO
    -Mature governance models
    -Stong Engineering group
    -Not a place for entitled workers--yes, thats a good thing!

    Cons

    -Can be management heavy in our compliance areas (but we are a bank..)
    -Growing pains in some areas in IT and company
    -Some groups do not seem to be working/caring as much as others

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good direction, make changes were they need to be made. Its a great company to work for!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Very exciting industry / great co-workers

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great people
    Brand
    Exciting Industry focus
    Great benefits

    Cons

    very political
    people in management positions that aren't trained to be managers
    people are rewarded for "drinking the kool-aid"

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