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"Good work experience - Bad culture"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Support Sales Representative in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Support Sales Representative in San Francisco, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at Oracle full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Flexible schedule, great benefits, competitive pay. Job security is huge too. Employees are rarely let go... Even if they should be.

Cons

This place breeds complacency. The employee make-up is a mixed bag due to the countless acquisitions and therefore a company culture doesn't really exist. If you're looking for a place to become employee number xxx thousand and get lost in the shuffle, this is the place for you. If you're ambitious and have professional drive, go somewhere else.

Advice to Management

Recognize talent and promote from within. So many great employee get ignored, and ultimately quit, because management is terrified about mentoring/training qualified employees only to be replaced by said employees.

Other Employee Reviews for Oracle

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Security Architect"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Director in Rocklin, CA
    Current Employee - Project Director in Rocklin, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Solid Company, great opportunities, complete product lines.

    Cons

    Sometimes the size of the company gets in the way, but I guess that is the way with any large company.


  2. "Oracle Sales - Fun, fast-paced place to work. Very much a work-hard play-hard environment."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development in Burlington, MA
    Current Employee - Business Development in Burlington, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Everyone in the sales org is on your side and is an advocate for you. Management's goal is to get you promoted. The opportunities as far as money and promotion are quite remarkable. I have seen people move from inside sales to the field in their mid-twenties, where you can make 100s of thousands of dollars a year.

    Cons

    Since Oracle has so many products to sell, I run into a lot of customers or prospects that are sick of getting calls from Oracle. There's internal competition for deals and LoBs fighting each other for business.

    Advice to Management

    Reorganize the sales organization so the large, strategic accounts truly have one account manager who can be a central point of contact for all things Oracle. This would eliminate the need for sales and biz dev from many LoBs to be prospecting into the same account and contacts.


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