Workday

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8 people found this helpful  

Opportunity if you are in the "in" crowd

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Workday full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Company is growing fast and gaining market share. Good ride while the other ERP companies struggle to get in the cloud.

Cons

Very cliquey, and if you are not Peoplesoft alumni, your career options are limited.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Recognize and utilize experience of employees who have other than Peoplesoft backgrounds. Give the over 30 yo new hires as warm a welcome as the new college graduate kids.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 8 people found this helpful  

    Great learning experience; Politics are subtle but dangerous

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    Former Employee - Marketing in Pleasanton, CA
    Former Employee - Marketing in Pleasanton, CA

    I worked at Workday full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    * Fabulous technology
    * Experienced leaders
    * Great potential for growth and world domination

    Cons

    * Political scene among leadership is subtle, but when the big dogs don't like something/one, watch out
    * Coworkers are not as helpful to each other as I expected them to be / they describe in their culture
    * They underpay in salary (but it's made up in stock)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in some training to managers. Discourage "territory building" amongst higher level VPs. Compensate people in salary at market rates please.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 13 people found this helpful  

    Great place to get suckered into with empty promises

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Workday

    Pros

    Workday has generally a great product and innovative technology. They are on course to become market leaders in a very competitive space with room for growth and expansion. There are some good coworkers to be had with lots of industry and technology experience. Good place to grow your career and explore (especially for younger new grads).

    Cons

    Pay is horrifically below industry standards (especially for the Bay Area). Even being here for over a year, the promise of a pay raise is just a dream that's teased by upper management and HR (many people can attest and have left because of this). Even post-IPO, many people had hoped that pay raises and compensation normalization would come quickly, as of this writing, this has yet to come. Like many reviews here, unless you were here in the early days, you will not be cashing out a ton of money from the IPO.

    There are 'in' crowds and 'out' crowds, your experience here will vary by which crowd you get into.

    The 'best company in the bay area' claim is such a joke. The bagels (which you get sick of), free fruit (which only come 2x a week) do not offset the bad company benefits, lack of any other relevant 'extras', lack of bonuses, promotion, etc. The claims in that 'award' is a lie and is clearly a bribe from HR to boost applicant volume.

    If you're considering a career at Workday, proceed with caution and come in with very low expectations.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop kidding yourselves and listen to employee's plights if you really do 'care'

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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