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Updated March 20, 2019
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  • "Not so easy to manage work life balance" (in 172 reviews)

  • "A big company and it takes longer to get something done" (in 95 reviews)

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  1. "IT Support"

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    Former Employee - IT Support Specialist in Hopkinton, MA
    Former Employee - IT Support Specialist in Hopkinton, MA
    Recommends

    I worked at EMC full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Office I was sole support person for 600+ people in both sales and customer service across 3 states, Ma, Conn, NH.

    Cons

    Nothing bad with working for this company

    Advice to Management

    Na


  2. "Dell EMC, Southborough, MA"

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    Former Employee - Principal Strategic Advisor/Senior Resource Manager in Southborough, MA
    Former Employee - Principal Strategic Advisor/Senior Resource Manager in Southborough, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at EMC full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    EMC was a great company to work for. Things changed when we were acquired by DELL.

    Cons

    Things got interesting while going through the transition from EMC to DELL practices as would be expected.

  3. Helpful (8)

    "Massive change with the Dell EMC merger....for the worst for EMC"

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    Former Employee - Director in Hopkinton, MA
    Former Employee - Director in Hopkinton, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at EMC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    EMC provided:

    Strong benefits
    Excellent compensation
    Outstanding camaraderie

    In short, I really enjoyed working at EMC. Everything changed when Dell purchased them and it turned into a company that I did not like working for.

    Cons

    Cost cutting mentality to the extreme including:
    Title reductions on a large number of employees
    Expected salary declines since Dell people were paid less
    Benefit reductions
    Negative cultural change
    Highly political


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Used to be an excellent place to work. Going downhill since 2014"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

    I worked at EMC full-time

    Pros

    Till 2013-2014
     - Great leadership who were technical
     - Excellent team members
     - Good products

    Cons

    - Currently, politics wins


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Worked at EMC (later Dell/EMC) for 20 years"

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    Former Employee - Principal Performance Engineer in Hopkinton, MA
    Former Employee - Principal Performance Engineer in Hopkinton, MA

    I worked at EMC full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Ability to work remotely as needed
    Good benefits & pay

    Cons

    Stressful environment. Long hours.


  6. "Good work life balance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at EMC full-time

    Pros

    good work life balance
    good people

    Cons

    too many org changes
    politics slows getting things done


  7. "OK place if you know people in high positions"

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    Former Employee - Pricing Analyst in Franklin, MA
    Former Employee - Pricing Analyst in Franklin, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at EMC (More than a year)

    Pros

    Alright job
    Friendly coworkers
    daily work is always the same if your into that

    Cons

    Not much growth due to the only people moving up is people that are best friends with higher ups
    Some management can be racist

    Advice to Management

    You need to grow some emotional intelligence.

  8. "Great Job... if you're a Male Engineer"

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    Former Employee - User Experience Designer in Hopkinton, MA
    Former Employee - User Experience Designer in Hopkinton, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at EMC (More than a year)

    Pros

    They're decent at talking about agile and innovation. Good place to coast.

    Cons

    They're abysmal when it comes to actually getting anything done.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more often, and more diverse. And listen to your design team.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Director Product Management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at EMC full-time

    Pros

    Great Company with great benefits

    Cons

    Never really caught on to Cloud trends


  10. Helpful (1)

    "A big tech company offering little personal growth"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible working hours and good benefit

    Cons

    Lack of process and software quality control