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"Big Company, with all the good and bad that implies"

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Former Employee - Program Director in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Program Director in San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Adobe full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Although a relatively large company, Adobe has always thought of itself as a BIG company. This does have its advantages:
- Competitive salaries, great benefits, stock
- Support of charitable giving and activities
- Resources, opportunities

Cons

However, operating as a "BIG" company also has its drawbacks:
- Bureaucratic
- Slow-moving
- Tentative
- Rewards longevity rather than innovation
- Annual Christmas purge (layoffs)

Advice to Management

Invest in true innovation, or get left behind.

Other Employee Reviews for Adobe

  1. "Adobe Rocks! It is an excellent company and a great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Adobe full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Employees are highly valued and handsomely rewarded. The dev environment is second to none. Lastly, the company culture is more like a family than the ever present industry sweat shop.

    Cons

    Executive management indecision or wild swings in strategy. This makes job security a constant issue among the rank and file.

    Advice to Management

    Plan well and invest for success. Work to increase confidence in the strategy at the ground level. When it's time to change direction, reassign rather than indiscriminately layoff and rehire.


  2. "Dream Job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Quality Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Software Quality Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Adobe full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The feeling of startup, everything is very lively, it is easy to contribute and the management actually listens to you.
    Extremely interesting job, you are involved into production of the world-class software.
    The greatest team in the world
    Very good pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Industry is very liquid, so the layoffs are unavoidable.

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