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Worst IT shop anywhere

Senior Manager (Current Employee) Palo Alto, CA

ProsNice campus, stock is stable, products are well known

ConsVery poor (across the board) IT senior management team. The most political environment anywhere. Long hours are the norm. It's a sweatshop. Everything is an emergency, complete lack of planning and structure. IT culture is poor, everyone is afraid to speak up. Without a doubt, staff would leave if not for RSUs. Would rank at less than one star if the option was there.

Advice to Senior ManagementStabilize the IT environment. Hire a real CIO and support him/her. It's too much of a revolving door. A lot of good people have been fired for purely political reasons.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Place

    Executive (Former Employee) Palo Alto, CA

    I worked at VMware full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: A great place with great people in a great town. Great! Great! … Cons: There are no cons. Loved the people, locations, free food. Club Trips were great.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Good product but demanding of employees

    Senior Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) Palo Alto, CA

    I worked at VMware full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Get to work with dedicated and smart people Cons: never a break as there are always many things on… Advice to Senior Management: evaluate volume of work and value your employees' personal lives. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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