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Electronic Data Systems Reviews

Updated May 15, 2017
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Pros
  • Gained good experience and exposure; met good people; development (in 22 reviews)

  • Many opportunities to work with new technologies, and to move around within the company (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management and lack of strong sales (in 25 reviews)

  • Got to be ready to work hard and long hours (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Study"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Clerk/Cashier in Guaynabo, PR
    Current Employee - Sales Clerk/Cashier in Guaynabo, PR

    I have been working at Electronic Data Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I think people need to really take a hard and honest look at themselves

    Cons

    I would definitely not do this again if I had the choice.

    Advice to Management

    This is always a tricky question to answer. Basically, the interviewer wants to get a sense of how you deal with conflict when it arises


  2. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Auburn Hills, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Auburn Hills, MI

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    People were respected and taken care of salary wise.

    Cons

    Sometimes; there were long hours and no overtime.

    Advice to Management

    Respect your people and treat them fair.

  3. "Good company but HP now"

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    Former Employee - Inside Sales in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Inside Sales in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Gained good experience and exposure; met good people; development

    Cons

    Low pay, unskilled mid managment


  4. "Run! Run as fast you can!!"

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Hartford, CT
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Hartford, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Company offer to employee free lunch ounces every two month. but people are to busy that they do not have time to enjoyed.

    Cons

    They hire good people and then put them against each other.

    Advice to Management

    You need to work in company culture or people will leave!


  5. "Corporate Job"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Manager in Plano, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Steady job and many learning opportunities.

    Cons

    Saw several managers overworked and replaced like going thru a meat grinder.
    Too much attention on so called Leadership training while maintaining an artificial focus on employees by mid-to-upper management. Slow decision making process.

    Advice to Management

    Get real.


  6. "Terrible"

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    Former Employee - Training Specialist in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Training Specialist in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The worst - I have nothing good to say about this company

    Cons

    They hire good people and then put them against each other.

    Advice to Management

    Company culture needs complete overhaul


  7. Helpful (2)

    "WORK YOU TO DEATH"

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    Former Employee - Isa in Herndon, VA
    Former Employee - Isa in Herndon, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    NONE. maybe good people who work with you

    Cons

    They make you fear being laid off as motivation to work 6 hour weeks. They make you think there are no jobs out there.

    Advice to Management

    Be nice to employees and dont use a bad economy as a way to get employees to work too hard

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Decent"

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    Former Employee - Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Standard Consulting business with large projects

    Cons

    Politics and In fighting. many redundant layers, less innovation or adaptation


  9. "Financial Anlaysty"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Pontiac, MI
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Pontiac, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work life balance was a plus

    Cons

    Pay was not very competitive

    Advice to Management

    None


  10. "network engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    good pay for this industry

    Cons

    lots of hours for this industry


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