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Oracle Reviews

Updated Jul 24, 2014
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3.3 5,304 reviews

78% Approve of the CEO

Oracle CEO and Director Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison

(3,100 ratings)

66% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The work/life balance at Oracle (at least the division I work for) is quite good(in 714 reviews)

  • Work from home option is available which is very convenient during busy times(in 325 reviews)


Cons
  • The work life balance is a trade off offered for lesser than industry average growth(in 96 reviews)

  • The consulting practice shrunk so much that there is no career growth(in 137 reviews)

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    Work culture

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsFlexible hours, best benefits, job security

    Consslow pace which I like though

    Advice to Senior ManagementLot of processes. can be minimized

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Oracle is a wonderful place to work

    Oracle Architecture (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    ProsYou are set compelling goals personal.
    Experience top technologies, opportunity to learn and grow
    Working in multiple verticals and industries
    Resolve customer issues

    ConsAmount of travel
    Promotions
    Compensation
    Bonus Plan vs actual payout
    Lots of Middle management
    Most Managers and directors of personnel have no P&L responsibility or have impact on direct reports

    Advice to Senior ManagementLook at compensation for the worker bee's and get rid of all the middle management.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat place to work with.

    ConsNothing much to complain about.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Oracle is OK

    Principal Member of Technical Staff (Current Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    Proshardware group has great work life balance and is working on some interesting projects

    Conspoor raises for hardware group but things are turning around.

    Advice to Senior Managementmatrix management and shuffling of employees does not build real competencies.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Nice Work and Life balance

    Principal Architect (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsVery 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

    Consaverage pay or I should say below average pay

    Advice to Senior Managementwork on bringing the salary at par with industry

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Oracle America Review

    Business Proposal Manager (Former Employee) Reston, VA

    ProsTelecommuting Fulltime, Excellent Direct Supervisor, Excellent peers and strong focus on teamwork

    ConsIntense pressure and high stress to meet quarterly sales targets

    Advice to Senior ManagementHire more people

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    One of the best organization to work for

    Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee) Redwood City, CA

    Prosvery stable job, good benefits, management is very competent, plenty of chances to innovate and grow, flexible working hours, good atmosphere, friendly coworkers

    Constoo many levels of approvals required to get things done, interview process is not very strict so sometime incompetent people gets in and slows everyone down

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Management, lot of team players.

    Intern (Current Employee) New York, NY

    ProsOffers good pay and good facilities. Work culture is good and a lot of co-ordination and team work.

    ConsNothing much to say as it is better than many others.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep going

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Do it yourself mentality

    Applications Sales Representative (Current Employee) Boston, MA

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

    ConsConfusing computer systems
    Very long sales approval processes
    High pressure

    Advice to Senior ManagementUpdate your own internal systems/programs. Need better marketing/demand generation for sales people.

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    Industry maturation

    Senior Applications Engineer (Current Employee) Denver, CO

    ProsDaily schedule and engaging problem solving

    Conswith the maturing of the industry, expertise is being devalued.

    Advice to Senior Managementspread the wealth

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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