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"Distracted, siloed, inefficient"

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Executive Director in Austin, TX
Current Employee - Executive Director in Austin, TX
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

Company still has potential, solid technology, dynamic environment, opportunity to make a difference

Cons

Too much noise in the system, too many distractions, has forgotten how to do the fundamentals well, lost identity

Advice to Management

Stop rationalizing away reality, invest in client SW and differentiation

Other Employee Reviews for Dell

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Dell is a great company to work for but is too large for its own good"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Nashville, TN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dell full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great company to start off a career, very flexible with regard to schedule and remote opportunities

    Cons

    Dell is constantly re-organizing, segmented, merging, acquiring, hiring and laying off. Always know your value and be able to articulate it very well and without notice

    Advice to Management

    Encourage more communication between departments and leaders


  2. "Rough, political and inefficient"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Senior Analyst in Round Rock, TX
    Former Employee - Marketing Senior Analyst in Round Rock, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    * Very generous offer and paid to move me and my family from California to Austin Texas.
    * The people in my group were smart, hard-working, and professional.
    * Starbucks in the cafe and ATM in the lobby.
    * Facilities were always clean and tidy.
    * Security is very polite, professional, and on the ball.
    * Shipping is very polite, professional, and on the ball.

    Cons

    * On-boarding procedures are terrible. Sink or swim basically, your on your own.
    * Very political and unrewarding
    * Sr. Managers, Directors anyone managing people should all have proper management training.
    * People Managers are unethical and don't even know their being that way.
    * Some systems are anarchic and ways of thinking.
    * Don't even get me started on the bluppers on HR's part.
    * Difficult to find parking
    * No coffee in the kitchen, just a microwave and soda vending machine

    Advice to Management

    Implement a required management training class "2 weeks" in person class to train people managers the Dos and Don't, etc. Fix the on-boarding experience. Every person I spoke with all said it takes 3-6 months just to figure out whats going on. Need some kind of training.

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