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Good place to work for, despite some unneeded bureaucracy at management level

Senior Marketing Manager (Current Employee) New York, NY

ProsEasy Job, not too much pressure. If you are not too career-focused you can stay there forever without working too hard. Good benefits, good colleagues, good fun, great technology products!

ConsVery unclear career path, inconsistent quality of Senior Managers. Too focused on revenue reporting, not enough on profit margins.

Advice to Senior ManagementCut the middle management bureaucracy - continue on delivering outstanding value to customers

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    I love my job at Sun

    IT Architect (Current Employee) Fairfax, VA

    I have been working at Sun Microsystems

    Pros: Flexible work schedule. Sun encourages a liberal work from home policy. The ability to work… Cons: senior management who think changing the stock ticker from SUNW… Advice to Senior Management: how about we put someone in charge who will drive the value of the company "UP", instead of coming up with… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    Time to reinvent the company revenue model and clear out the apparatchiks in senior management.

    Member of Technical Staff (Current Employee) Menlo Park, CA

    I have been working at Sun Microsystems

    Pros: Pluralistic and inclusive processes throughout the work environs for the most part. Flexible working hours and the ability to WFH make a big difference. One… Cons: The pluralism mentioned above may be one reason why there is not a more clear vision of company goals. Sometimes I believe that even if… Advice to Senior Management: We need one less layer of senior management. Many high profile projects end up top heavy with plenty of upper level folk lingering around to… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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