Oracle Reviews in Singapore

Updated August 16, 2014
Updated August 16, 2014
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Pros
  • The work/life balance at Oracle (at least the division I work for) is quite good (in 721 reviews)

  • Work from home option is available which is very convenient during busy times (in 329 reviews)


Cons
  • The work life balance is a trade off offered for lesser than industry average growth (in 97 reviews)

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

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Fast-paced work environment, constant change

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    Former Employee - Sales Consulting Director  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Sales Consulting Director in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Oracle full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Access to Global 100 customers; great technology

    Cons

    Lots of competing business units

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

    Sales Manager

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Oracle full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good people. Very helpful, and a very supportive management.
    Great acquisition strategy.
    Leader in the areas that it choses to operate in.

    Cons

    Extremely difficult targets. IT seems like the company does not want you to make your entire commission.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People at the HQ: please study the ground realities and the market before setting sky high targets.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Poor employee engagement

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Oracle full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good products and financially strong company

    Cons

    Heavy politics dampens work efficiency

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be committed in the long term interest of the company, engage employees and seriously retain talent

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Oracle is good for first 3 years then you should switch (unless you are in sales)

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    Current Employee - Pre-Sales Consultant  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Pre-Sales Consultant in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Oracle full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent products, can provide end-to-end solutions, very aggressive in sales (so as pre-sales you learn things quickly), lots of talented resources to learn from, if you work hard you get recognition. As pre-sales there is lot to learn and no one will stop you from learning new things and starting the pre-sales activities on your own. Oracle will help generously for external training and certifications (full reimbursement). work from home, flexible timing, when you travel you always stay in 5-star hotels and their is no TA/DA (so expenses are all paid via corporate credit card and there is no limit for food bills ). Good compensation for sales guys

    Cons

    negotiate well when you join oracle because salary wont increase every year, been in Oracle for 6 years, achieved 150% of KPIs fr past 3 years, but no pay raise. Only way you can get a pay-raise is after you get a job outside and based on offer letter, HR and Management will match the salary (I dont support this method)
    Politics is there, need to know the right people to get promotions (btw promotions doesn't necessarily increase your salary). Manager can tell you that his own salary has not increase so how can he help you ? huh...
    Since its a sales-driven org, above mentioned cons dont apply to sales team. they can get their salary raised easily (they have solid numbers to show from yearly quota achievement etc). Pre-sales, even though is the most important dept, dont get good treatment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    management know what they are doing, so feedback is not required from employees

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great place for Technology Sales

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    Former Employee - Senior Sales Consulting Manager  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Senior Sales Consulting Manager in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Oracle full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good Strong and aggressive Sales culture.

    Cons

    Sometimes can be a bit stressful.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Satisfied but could be better

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    Former Employee - Singapore  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Singapore in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Oracle full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I was working here for 2.5 years. Found that most of the colleagues are very helpful. Excellent products

    Cons

    Very competitive. Most product BU only focus on their product rather than working across BU to be a united front to the client. I guess this is pretty much the culture in Oracle

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on synergistic and walk the talk of one RED team

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    My experience at Oracle was fine, although it was getting very bureacratic and process oriented.

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    Former Employee - Finance Manager  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Finance Manager in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Oracle full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Large company culture, multinational and at times visionary in world of tech

    Cons

    High bureaucracy, process driven, highly US centric

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should trust employees more to provide meaningful contribution to the company, and to reduce red tape.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Does not meet its branded expectation

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    Current Employee - Associate Consultant  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Oracle full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Manager willing to share responsibility to fresh grads. Team members willing to help. Fast learning track. experience on large sized projects.

    Cons

    Pay not good for fresh grads. Management treats staff like numbers. Long working hours

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    the company with that big name...

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Account Manager  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Senior Account Manager in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Oracle full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    lots to learn;
    because is a big player in the IT industry hence sometimes its name/brand sells by itself

    Cons

    too political; not friendly working environment in which people come and work in the day and leave for home end of day

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    understand what your team and subordinates really need/want to succeed other than meeting number

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Loads to learn, great place to start.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Regional Business Analyst  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Regional Business Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)

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

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, Everything is available online so take initiative and do your own searching and you'll fit in just fine.

    Cons

    Pay isn't great if you're starting your career at Oracle.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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