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Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Palo Alto, CA
Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Palo Alto, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at VMware full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Fantastic product company, lots of smart folks, lots of energy / passion for technology.

Cons

The company once slim and trim has grown many folds; bloating the middle management. Consequently its a Managers Carousel - you work for a manager for on an average 6 months before they get promoted (or) move to a different group taking with them your effort and rapport and you watch your effort and hard-work go in-vain. In short back to Square one :). Beware some times this may cause people getting stuck in a given grade for years; causing mass exodus.

Advice to Management

Please shed the fat and keep the organization flat. It has one of the greatest engineers, but bad management will force these engineers to leave.

Other Employee Reviews for VMware

  1. Helpful (1)

    Great Place to work..

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at VMware full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible, not micro managed, results driven culture. Unlimited Vacation Family First 3 most innovative company

    Cons

    Haven't found any yet, great company.

    Advice to Management

    The only constant is change, so embrace it and own it. Over communicate...


  2. Great company, still growing

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at VMware full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fast paced, cutting edge development in an explosive field. Great talent and campus.

    Cons

    Many, many products; growing in many irections at once.

    Advice to Management

    Focus!


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