Intuit - Intuit has potential, but while the very top CEO and founder levels are great , one or two levels down it loses a lot. | Glassdoor
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"Intuit has potential, but while the very top CEO and founder levels are great , one or two levels down it loses a lot."

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Current Employee - Director in San Diego, CA
Current Employee - Director in San Diego, CA
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

They're still motivated at the top to be better
Provide a great work environment and facilities
Many of people are dedicated and have pride in the product
Still motivated to compete and innovate at the top levels

Cons

Getting too much bureaucracy and slow moving
Promotions don't ago to real successes or accomplishments as often as they should
Too much attempt at harmony over accomplishing great stuff

Advice to Management

Place more entrepreneurs in top places and give them authority and responsibility
Develop more entrepreneurial engineering capability
Put emphasis on real accomplishments in reviews and promotions
Have the GM's and other executive management go more vertical to learn what the grass root level is thinking and how best to organize for sucess

Other Employee Reviews for Intuit

  1. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Boulder, CO
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Boulder, CO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    They really value their employees and treat them with respect. Fantastic benefits.

    Cons

    It is a large corporation, so if you don't like that, you might not like Intuit

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  2. Helpful (4)

    "Eliminate the irrelevant layer of architects, your engineers are good enough to lead."

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    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Support for work-life balance and a level-headed company culture

    Cons

    Politics, politics, politics - I was recruited into a Staff Engineering position, and within the engineering organization, things were very good. However, there is a completely irrelevant layer of "Architects" who are too out of touch to lead, and too egotistical to get the hell out of the way. It is EXTREMELY frustrating to be an engineer there - your good ideas are co-opted by architects, who then proceed to load it up with "process" and "architectese" - and completely ruin its chances of ever being implemented effectively.

    Advice to Management

    Fire ALL your architects. Give them three months to find a _productive_ hands-on position - most of them don't have the skills to pull it off. Keep the 1% that manage to do this. Dump the rest.

    There is not a single project in the entire company that will be adversely impacted if you kicked the architect out. Most of the projects already have talented, non-political, productive engineers. Get the "architects" out of the their way, so that your _real_ technical talent will then be able to actually build stuff that works.


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