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"Adobe: smart people, best in class products, but gradually suffocating from operational obsession and overreach."

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Former Employee - Business Development in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Business Development in San Jose, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

Truly smart and talented team. Best in class products. Excellent pay and benefits. Progressive management and corporate culture/citizenry.

Cons

Constant changes in strategic focus limit employee's long term achievement and career growth potential. Company perversely limits its own agility; too hamstrung by operational controls to effectively compete in new markets or react to emerging competitive threats.

Advice to Management

Create a 5 to 10 year strategic plan/vision to provide a backdrop and guideposts for more changeable annual strategic plans. Be willing to invest more deeply and consistently to achieve long term growth and win markets. Be more paranoid. Be more agile.

Other Employee Reviews for Adobe

  1. "Great technology"

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    Current Employee - Channel Manager in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - Channel Manager in Saint Paul, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Adobe full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great technology and people - terrific legacy and contributions to the market - bright future - tremendous market share - great earnings

    Cons

    Driven by the street with little tolerance for new ventures - focus is on large corporate markets with low attention or cultural stomach for SMB markets and channels.


  2. "Adobe is a great place to work with lots of opportunity for growth."

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    Former Employee - IT Client Services in Orem, UT
    Former Employee - IT Client Services in Orem, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company, good coworkers, great benefits. This company takes care of you, while giving you a lot of room to grow, train, and try out new things. I had a good relationship with some in upper management and felt like they cared about what was going on in their organizations.

    Cons

    The same as anywhere else you work- some uninspired middle management, old foagies hanging on not wanting to grow, double standards. Nothing inordinately different about the cons here versus other places. Your average corporate America shenanigans.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees. Most of the management did a fine job with that, but there were always a couple people with their ears shut.

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