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"Culture of fear continues"

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Polycom full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Some good people if you're lucky enough to work with them. New building/amenities, pay is average for silicon valley, good health insurance.

Cons

Everything else. Culture of fear that starts with the CEO, inept C-level, VP's & directors. No long term strategy or plan. Too many people that don't care.

Advice to Management

No advice for management because it wouldn't do any good, advice to the board - fire the CEO.

Other Employee Reviews for Polycom

  1. "Great place to work."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Revenue Assurance Representative in San Jose, CA
    Former Contractor - Revenue Assurance Representative in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Polycom as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly environment, awesome people, room for growth.

    Cons

    Need a free cafeteria. More compensation for contract employees.


  2. Helpful (7)

    "A company in a downward spiral"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Polycom full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Technology, people, products, good pay (bribe).

    Cons

    A management team who don't have a clue. Strategy changes every month. Need to decide what they want to be when they grow up. Keep throwing the words cloud and software about, but have no practical strategy around how to get to market. Andy Miller the CEO has an ego the size of the grand canyon, minus the intelligence. Add to that the CMO Kate Hutchison who doesn't even understand basic Marketing 101. A control freak who lacks leadership and wouldn't know the first thing about how to sell if it came and slapped her in the face. HR is a joke - making employees take PTO when it suits the bottom line. No culture building. Just tragic.

    Advice to Management

    Fire the senior management team. Go back to innovation, and producing products that companies want. Sort out the cloud strategy before its too late.

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