Sun Microsystems
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Partly sunny - partly cloudy

Account Manager (Current Employee)
New York, NY

ProsCant say there any "good" reasons at the present other than the fact that this company generally cares about its employees and treats them well. It was more so under Scott McNealy

ConsLack of opportunity, aging products and lay-offs around every corner!

Advice to Senior ManagementStop retreading the middle managers that have not performed and better/greater accountability for these managers.

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    Good place to work, but you must stay on top of layoffs and overall business climate.

    Program Manager (Current Employee)
    Pleasanton, CA

    I have been working at Sun Microsystems


    Pros: Flexible work location including work from home is a big advantage. Sun is very flexible that way, and the Bay Area campus' are nicely… Cons: Layoffs are pretty frequent. Now due to economic downturn the announced layoffs may be only the start. Naturally working from home can have… Advice to Senior Management: Keep employees informed, and trim middle management where possible. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    As far as High Tech goes its great being in the Sun.

    Finance Manager (Current Employee)
    Broomfield, CO

    I have been working at Sun Microsystems


    Pros: Flexabile work environment, lots of oppurtunties for career growth, A broad range of products and markets to explore and learn. First company… Cons: Big, slow, resistant to change. Lots of different departments that do not always communicate well. Systems and tools need serious improvement to be competitive with… Advice to Senior Management: Stop always checking the box on goals of the executives, they… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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