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Awesome while it lasted

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Sun Microsystems

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

Pros

smart people, fun challenges, adventure

Cons

we didnt know how to run a business

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Great Place to work

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Technologist in Broomfield, CO
    Current Employee - Business Technologist in Broomfield, CO

    I have been working at Sun Microsystems full-time (More than 5 years)

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Positive Working environment Emphasized employee retention Resources allocated to training and advancement

    Cons

    company was continuously in flux Had a required class called "managing Change"

    Advice to Management

    Now that it has been absorbed into Oracle things should be fairly stable, but I hope it hasn't lost that cool vibe of caring for all the employees and valuing their contributions.


  2. Great place to work, too bad it's gone

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Sun Microsystems full-time (More than 3 years)

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Sun Microsystems was a really great place to work from many perspectives: real offices, with doors and walls that went to the ceilings, great corporate culture, its embrace of telecommuting, the beautiful (Rivermark) campus, above-average compensation.

    Cons

    I wish Sun's executives had been able to make the hard decisions (cutting people's pet but money-losing, non-strategic projects in favor of profitable or strategic projects) that were necessary to survive.

    Advice to Management

    Sun Microsystems is gone, so offering advice to management is kind of pointless now, isn't it?


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