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Whirlwind growth, and all the snacks you can eat

Marketing Manager (Current Employee)
Palo Alto, CA

I have been working at VMware

ProsFascinating, industry-changing product, continuous innovation, and lots of great, smart co-workers.

ConsThe company grew so fast that it's still trying to catch up with itself & put in place processes and structures befitting its size.

Advice to Senior ManagementTreat the non-engineering staff as well as you treat the engineering staff!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good work environment, but forget about getting rich

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Palo Alto, CA

I have been working at VMware


Pros: Salaries and benefits are great. Corporate culture is laid-back, not cultish like Google, not confrontational like Microsoft. You're not expected to work 12 hours a… Cons: The plummeting stock price. Chaotic management changes. Parking nightmares. Too much isolation between groups; there are some groups which are off completely in their own… Advice to Senior Management: Give out more stock to long-time employees else we're gonna… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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It's not all fun and games

Senior Director (Former Employee)
Palo Alto, CA

I worked at VMware


Pros: Working with very smart people is an absolute pleasure. Things move at a quick… Cons: Extremely nerdy culture - even at a Senior Management level - you are expected to be extremely technical. Misalignment amongst the exec team -… Advice to Senior Management: Need better alignment, better communication amongst yourselves and next level.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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