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Current Employee - Technical Marketing Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
Current Employee - Technical Marketing Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

I have been working at VMware

Approves of CEO
Approves of CEO

Pros

Lots of travel flexibility, and the communication between employees is great

Cons

lack of ommunication from upper management

Advice to Management

remove middle management layers

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  1. Good

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    Current Employee - Applications Support Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Applications Support Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at VMware

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good company. Good facilities. Good Management. Good benefits. Good place for growth.

    Cons

    IT management is not good, all the other departments are good


  2. Helpful (9)

    Not worth the departmental politics although the pay check was good

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

    I worked at VMware

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    VMware has some good products and had a lot of potential to be a great company. The base pay and benefits are decent. Lovely campus and physical surroundings.

    Cons

    The worst middle management that I have ever seen. Tech Pubs in particular is rife with bureaucratic politics, favoritism and unethical managers asking employees to help them spy on other employees Departmental politics hurt VMware because they foster a culture where those who invest long hours in office politics are rewarded rather than the innovaters, team players and hard workers.

    Advice to Management

    Stop protecting terrible middle managers/directors. Allow 360 reviews, every employee should have the opportunity of reviewing their manager as well as their director. Enforce this policy right across the entire company without any exceptions.


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