Adobe - Great stable company to work for that attracts strong talent, but advancement can be somewhat slow | Glassdoor
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"Great stable company to work for that attracts strong talent, but advancement can be somewhat slow"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in San Jose, CA
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Approves of CEO

Pros

Compared to other software companies in The Valley, Adobe really values a sustainable work/life balance - not just marketing gimmicks to get someone to come work for the company. They also provide a generous PTO allowance, thought in light of the recent economic downturn you will be forced to draw down against that balance during once per quarter mandatory company shutdowns.

Cons

Advancement for employees just making their mark in the industry can be rough, as I've found this place like a techies retirement home. Employees are perfectly happy remaining at their current levels, without advancing. However, the company does make it relatively easy to transfer groups to learn a new discipline that might offer that advancement opportunity.

Advice to Management

Communication is key between staff and senior management. Closed door meetings between senior management is common, and when decisions are ultimately handed down it doesn't appear that the people directly impacted are ever looped in. Being a bit more proactive with communication and the impacts certain decisions have on staff are big, and big points with trust can be earned when this is done.

Other Employee Reviews for Adobe

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good pay/benefits, but big company issues"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Architect in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Technical Architect in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Pay, benefits, cool products, smart people.

    Cons

    Politics, managers looking out for themselves (or their teams) rather than overall success, bureaucracy

    Advice to Management

    Internal competition is good, but ensure it doesn't devolve into back-stabbing.


  2. "Adobe is a great place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Computer Scientist in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Computer Scientist in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Overall environment is very friendly and consensus driven. Adobe really cares about it's employees. And, great technology!! Lots of good interaction between people. People are very friendly and willing to share information, help each other etc.

    Cons

    Adobe is not immune from current economic environment. Some BU's better than others.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

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