SunGard

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Consistent Opportunity to Achieve results

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

I have been working at SunGard full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Through the downturn in the economy had my best years in earnings. Ability to work in a flexible wfh and office environment. Opportunity to work with people with significantly different experiences to help me grow my skills. Ability to contribute across business lines like a small company while still working for a big company

Cons

takes a long time to remove bad managers, Finance/accounting has too much say/internal systems are challenging to work with and need to be improved to facilitate sales

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Value customer and contact relationships more then geographic lines, show your top performers in revenue you value them as much as the performers who out perform quota by the percentage over quota, improve marketing efforts to return our brand value

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    Poor Management leads to Unhappy Employees

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consultant in Birmingham, AL
    Former Employee - Consultant in Birmingham, AL

    I worked at SunGard full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - The people I worked with on a daily basis were great.
    - Process and Procedures were well documented and clear. Human Resources "stuff" was always easy to take care of.
    - Benefits and PTO are very good.

    Cons

    - Management (middle and senior level) cannot see past themselves. I am not sure if this "closed minded" philosophy is dictated from the Executive Team, but it exist across multiple segments.
    -Failure to reward employees with a pay raise. In my 5 years, never received more then a cost of living raise

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reconsider the philosophy for performance reviews. The current reviews were a joke and provide zero road map for development.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Lousy Management, Capped/Low Commissions, So-So Products

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Wayne, PA
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Wayne, PA

    I worked at SunGard full-time

    Pros

    Some large clients. Not many positives at SunGard.

    Cons

    Terrible sales compensation plan, which includes multiple low caps on commissions, low commissions, and some very low commissions.

    Management is all politics, no vision or leadership.

    SunGard is really a cobbled together group of companies, that is not well integrated.

    A strong "yes man" culture stiffles creativity and productivity.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Needs to be replaced, company restructured.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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