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"Love it One Day and Hate it the Next"

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Current Employee - SaaS/Cloud L&D Consultant in Round Rock, TX
Current Employee - SaaS/Cloud L&D Consultant in Round Rock, TX
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Dell full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Work flexibility and work/life balance; very supportive of remotely working
Constantly learning
Exciting emerging technologies
Promotion of Community Involvement both in time and financial resources
Extremely challenging; I've never been bored a minute

Cons

Leadership is overall weak. There are some good managers and executives but are exceptions, not the rule
Lots of reorganization and layoffs; the decisions are made by people who have no idea how staff executes and knowledge of talent capability.
There is great need of improvement on how leadership manage parts of the business that aree under-performing.
Cost containment has created cumbersome bureaucratic processes that doesn't really save in the long run. Costs are shifted instead of reduced due to poor processes.
Highly political

Advice to Management

All managers need to read The Advantage by Patrick Lencioni. Dell is overall smart but unhealthy. You will have to work very hard to improve health in the company.

Meritocracy is outdated. If you want to be innovative, start with how you motivate and develop a high-performing workforce.

Other Employee Reviews for Dell

  1. "The production team members made it a good place to work."

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Team Leader in Winston-Salem, NC
    Current Employee - Production Team Leader in Winston-Salem, NC
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Everyone worked as a team when it came to quality and production. We had a new state of art facility with people that worked very hard. There was good communication to employees on a daily basis. We had start of shift meetings everyday.

    Cons

    We worked a lot of 7 days a week without a day off. Constantly running out of parts for assembly. The company built a brand new state of the art facility and closed it in 5 years. This disrupted a lot of peoples lives after all the commitment we made with company.

    Advice to Management

    The company has very talented people with in the company. Don't sell out to Contract Manufacturing in other countries who cares nothing about your product on a personal level.


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    "Decent play to work"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Round Rock, TX
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Round Rock, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large company provides a great resume builder for those early in their career. Experience working with large companies can be very valuable. Good training and good resources for new hires provides a solid roadmap for what is expected.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy is overwhelming, and salaries are uncompetitive relative to others in the field. Management is often typical of middle management stereotypes, and advancement opportunities are limited and more dependent upon "right place, right time" than actual merit.

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