Oracle Reviews in Boston, MA

Updated August 25, 2014
Updated August 25, 2014
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Pros
  • The work/life balance at Oracle (at least the division I work for) is quite good (in 833 reviews)

  • Great work from home options; Good front-line managers who support their staff (in 371 reviews)


Cons
  • No flexibility for work/life balance--no telecommuting or working from home one day (in 111 reviews)

  • The consulting practice shrunk so much that there is no career growth (in 150 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great first Job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Sales Manager in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Associate Sales Manager in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    You truly are given the freedom to be the CEO of your own sales business.

    Cons

    Saturated marketplace, few real leads, customers are usually not too excited to be speaking with "another Oracle employee"

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get a better understanding of territory management.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Nice Work and Life balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Principal Architect in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Principal Architect in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Very nice company to work for , nice environment and you would be surrounded by intelligent people.Niche technology you can learn and you get access to vault of documentation and forums that helps building knowledge overtime

    Cons

    average pay or I should say below average pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    work on bringing the salary at par with industry

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Do it yourself mentality

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Applications Sales Representative in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Applications Sales Representative in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Potential for major compensation if quota is attained
    Great name recognition
    Sales oriented culture

    Cons

    Confusing computer systems
    Very long sales approval processes
    High pressure

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Update your own internal systems/programs. Need better marketing/demand generation for sales people.

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Company has changed a lot in the last several years....

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Contracts in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Contracts in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The company (AT THIS POINT) has a flexible schedule and you are able to work from home,and can have a work/life balance(unless its end of quarter,then expect to work long hours weekends etc...).

    Cons

    Dont expect a raise,bonus etc... if they can get away with not giving one they will.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Appreciate your talent more.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great company if you can adapt to the culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Director in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Sales Director in Boston, MA

    I worked at Oracle full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good salary, great people, Oracle name opens every door to any company, good with work-life balance

    Cons

    Lots of changes of direct managers and yearly reorganizations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to let employees know they are important and not just part of the machine of Oracle

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    not a rewarding experience overall

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    I like the people i work with - my team, my management and my peers

    Cons

    pay is average, benefits are not great and there is too much red tape

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need serious rethinking of how to motivate people

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Great opportunity, frustrating internal systems.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Top-tier sales organization, standard hours. Depending on your territory you have the chance to make a lot of money, sometimes without doing anything.

    Cons

    Internal systems and procedures can drive you crazy. Management is not always concerned with your success and you can't expect them to help you out.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Solution Specialist

    Former Employee - Solutions Specialist in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Solutions Specialist in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    High paced. Lots of interesting things to learn.

    Cons

    High Paced. Lots of interesting things to learn.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Decrease internal competition. Collaboration among sales teams.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    Intern with smart people.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Intern in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Oracle as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Smart people, challenging work, good facilities

    Cons

    IT is lacking to some of the groups

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Good company in your career path

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Boston, MA

    I worked at Oracle full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good reputation. Work-life balance is very good. Cooperative and enjoyable work environment.

    Cons

    Not a lot of opportunities to grow. So many management levels. Compensation is above average but not so good.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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